02.04.11 - Members of the news media are invited to visit NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center on Monday, Feb. 7, to view a flight acceptance test of Aerojet's AJ26 rocket engine for the Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Taurus II space launch vehicle.
02.04.11 - NASA will score big on super SUN-day at 11 a.m. EST, Sunday, Feb. 6, with the release online of the first complete view of the sun's entire surface and atmosphere.
02.04.11 - NASA astronaut Mark Kelly will resume training as commander of the STS-134 space shuttle mission on Monday, Feb. 7.
02.03.11 - NASA will hold a news conference to discuss command of the STS-134 space shuttle mission at 2 p.m. CST Friday, Feb. 4, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
02.03.11 - NASA has signed a contract modification increasing the not-to-exceed value of a support contract with L-3 Services of Fairfax, Va., by $49.2 million.
02.03.11 - NASA has selected seven firms for award under a $49 million solicitation to perform general construction and repair work for minor projects at NASA facilities in Houston and in New Mexico.
02.03.11 - NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin will meet with first and third grade students at Ferebee-Hope Elementary School in Washington from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 8.
02.03.11 - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station this spring will conduct six experiments designed by middle school students from across the country.
02.03.11 - The International Space Station partner agencies met Thursday, Feb. 3, by videoconference to discuss coordinating the increased use of the space station as a research laboratory.
02.02.11 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will travel to Las Vegas and Boulder, Colo., this week to meet with leaders of two commercial space companies, Bigelow Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corp., and tour their facilities.
02.02.11 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface.
02.01.11 - NASA's NEOWISE mission has completed its survey of small bodies, asteroids and comets, in our solar system. The mission's discoveries of previously unknown objects include 20 comets, more than 33,000 asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter, and 134 near-Earth objects (NEOs).
01.31.11 - NASA extended the Unified NASA Information Technology Services, or UNITeS, contract with Science Applications International Corp. of San Diego.
01.31.11 - NASA will exercise a one-year extension option for a contract with Computer Science Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support.
01.31.11 - NASA has exercised a third, one-year option with Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston to continue supporting the agency's Office of Safety and Mission Assurance in Washington and Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
01.28.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden meets with seventh and eighth grade students from Albert Hill Middle School this Friday at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va.
01.27.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden meets with seventh and eighth grade students from Albert Hill Middle School this Friday at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va.
01.27.11 - NASA will host a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 2, to announce the Kepler mission's latest findings about planets outside our solar system.
01.26.11 - Astronomers have pushed NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to its limits by finding what is likely to be the most distant object ever seen in the universe.
01.26.11 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a second shipment of food, fuel and supplies this week.