02.20.13 - NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft.
02.19.13 - University faculty and students interested in learning how to build scientific experiments for spaceflight are invited to join RockOn 2013 from June 15-20 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
02.15.13 - NASA experts will hold a teleconference for news media at 4 p.m. EST today to discuss a meteor that streaked through the skies over Russia's Urals region this morning.
02.12.13 - A new study using data from a pair of gravity-measuring NASA satellites finds that large parts of the arid Middle East region lost freshwater reserves rapidly during the past decade.
02.11.13 - NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) roared into space at 1:02 p.m. EST (10:02 a.m. PST) Monday aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
02.07.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will attend the launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Monday, Feb. 11. The launch is scheduled for 10:02 a.m. PST.
02.04.13 - A large NASA science balloon has broken two flight duration records while flying over Antarctica carrying an instrument that detected 50 million cosmic rays.
01.29.13 - In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean-surface wind speed and direction.
01.28.13 - NASA and the Newseum will host a preview for news media of the upcoming NOVA special, "Earth from Space," at noon EST Monday, Feb. 4, at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington.
01.25.13 - The launch of NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 11, from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket is targeted to occur at the opening of a 48-minute launch window at 1:02 p.m. EST (10:02 a.m. PST).
01.16.13 - Members of the media planning to cover the launch of NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California must apply for accreditation by Feb. 4.
01.15.13 - NASA scientists say 2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. With the exception of 1988, the nine warmest years in the 132-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the hottest years on record.
01.14.13 - U.S. government climate experts will announce new data on global temperature conditions in 2012 during a news teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 15. NASA and NOAA scientists will discuss the new results and the year's most significant weather and climate events.
01.10.13 - NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is scheduled to launch Feb. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission, LDCM will add to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space.
01.10.13 - A multi-year NASA airborne science mission is on its way to California to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space.
01.09.13 - Starting this month, NASA will send a remotely piloted research aircraft as high as 65,000 feet over the tropical Pacific Ocean to probe unexplored regions of the upper atmosphere for answers to how a warming climate is changing Earth
01.07.13 - NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, about the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. The news conference will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
12.11.12 - A new NASA-funded prototype system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) of Boulder, Colo., now is providing weather forecasts that can help flights avoid major storms as they travel over remote ocean regions
12.06.12 - NASA is inviting media to look behind-the-scenes at several active Earth science missions that will take to the air next month to study climate change and air pollution. These airborne missions are all based at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Southern California.
12.05.12 - Scientists unveiled today an unprecedented new look at our planet at night.