05.11.12 - The second SpaceX demonstration launch for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) has been rescheduled for a liftoff on Saturday, May 19.
05.11.12 - Autonomous robots created by 11 teams of engineers from across the country will compete for a NASA prize purse of $1.5 million on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), in Worcester, Mass., June 14 -17.
05.10.12 - NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided researchers with the first orbital analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta, yielding new insights into its creation and relation to the terrestrial planets and Earth's moon.
05.09.12 - NASA has selected Jacobs Technology, Inc., of Tullahoma, Tenn., for its Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
05.09.12 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has revealed that movement in sand dune fields on the Red Planet occurs on a surprisingly large scale, about the same as in dune fields on Earth.
05.09.12 - The Herschel Space Observatory has shown galaxies with the most powerful, active black holes at their cores produce fewer stars than galaxies with less active black holes.
05.08.12 - NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected light emanating from a "super-Earth" planet beyond our solar system for the first time.
05.08.12 - Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has finished an important evaluation of a propotype Dragon spacecraft designed to carry people into orbit.
05.08.12 - The next residents of the International Space Station are making final preparations for a May 14 launch and NASA Television will provide live coverage of launch and docking.
05.07.12 - NASA will host a news conference on Thursday, May 10, at 2 p.m. EDT to present a new analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta using data from the agency’s Dawn spacecraft.
05.07.12 - Just back from his command of the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Dan Burbank will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. CDT on Thursday, May 10.
05.04.12 - In response to today's SpaceX announcement finalizing a new target date for the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, NASA issued the following statement from William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations at the agency's Headquarters in Washington.
05.04.12 - Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA has taught more than half a million internet viewers how microgravity affects scientific principles by using everyday objects on the International Space Station.
05.04.12 - NASA's third annual Summer of Innovation (SOI) project is underway.
05.03.12 - The Boeing Company successfully completed the second parachute drop test for its Crew Space Transportation (CST) spacecraft Wednesday, part of its effort to develop commercial crew transportation capabilities that could ferry U.S. astronauts to and from low-Earth orbit (LEO) and the International Space Station.
05.02.12 - Astronomers have gathered the most direct evidence yet of a supermassive black hole shredding a star that wandered too close.
05.01.12 - NASA's website, www.nasa.gov, has won awards in two categories as the best government site in the 16th Annual Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the world's best websites.
05.01.12 - Students from across the nation will gather at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston May 2-5 for the annual NASA Explorer Schools Symposium.
04.30.12 - NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 5.
04.30.12 - An extraordinary outburst produced by a black hole in a nearby galaxy has provided direct evidence for a population of old, volatile stellar black holes.