02.04.08 - NASA announced a $17.6 billion budget for fiscal year 2009 to continue exploring the solar system, building the International Space Station, studying Earth from space and conducting aeronautics research.
01.23.08 - In February 2007, NASA requested that an independent external committee conduct a comprehensive review of health services available to astronauts.
10.31.07 - The administrator discusses the release of data pursuant to the National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service project.› View Statement (29 Kb)
09.06.07 - NASA is evaluating the overall delivery of behavioral health services to astronauts and is planning additional training for flight surgeons in behavioral health assessments.› View PDF (24 Kb PDF)
NASA's report to Congress outlines a plan for the International Space Station as a National Laboratory.
A summary of NASA's implementation of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board recommendations and additional activities.› View PDF (19.8 Mb)
04.20.07 - In the spirit of continued collaboration, NASA and the United Kingdom's British National Space Centre desire to continue technical discussions on potential cooperative lunar exploration activities.› View Statement (48 Kb PDF)
04.21.07 - "Yesterday, we lost a valued member of the NASA team, a long time, very highly regarded engineer."› View PDF (48 Kb PDF)
04.13.07 - A preliminary report by the Mars Global Surveyor Operations Review Board, an internal NASA board formed to look into why MGS went silent in November 2006 and to recommend processes or procedures that could increase safety for other spacecraft.› View Report (28 Kb PDF)
03.15.07 - Administrator Michael Griffin's statements to the House Committee on Science and Technology and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.› Senate Statement (24 Kb PDF)
02.28.07 - I am grateful to the Congress for providing a strategic direction for NASA that will serve our Nation well for the next several decades.› View PDF (35 Kb PDF)
07.27.07 - The first major issue is our need to revisit how to most effectively deliver medical and behavioral health care for NASA’s astronauts.› View Transcript (19 Kb PDF)
03.09.07 - A report on surveying potentially hazardous objects and developing alternatives for diverting them.› View Report (771Kb PDF)
02.27.07› View PDF (3.7 MB)
12.20.06 - Signed by President Bush on On Dec. 20, 2006› View Policy (68 Kb PDF) →
NASA has unveiled two critical tools for achieving the nation's vision of returning humans to the moon.
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NASA Chief Safety and Mission Assurance Officer Bryan O'Connor and Chief Engineer Chris Scolese issued a statement on the decision to launch the Space Shuttle Discovery in July, despite reservations.› Statement from O'Connor, Scolese
06.13.06 - A report explains why the Genesis spacecraft's parachute failed to deploy during its return to Earth on Sept. 8, 2004.› Read Report (11.9 Mb PDF)
05.15.06 - A summary of findings about why NASA's Demonstration of Autonomous Rendezvous Technology spacecraft did not complete its mission and collided with the intended rendezvous satellite on April 15, 2005.› View PDF (87 Kb)