05.20.09 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, missions to the moon are preparing for launch.
05.20.09 - NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the first test of the Ares I rocket's three main parachutes Wednesday.
05.19.09 - NASA will hold a briefing about two upcoming lunar missions scheduled to launch in June that will begin a journey to better understand the moon.
04.22.09 - NASA has launched an expanded version of an interactive online program that allows users to discover some of the many NASA technologies that positively impact everyday life.
04.20.09 - NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI, of Houston will fund a dozen proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future space exploration missions.
04.07.09 - NASA has chosen the material for a heat shield that will protect a new generation of space explorers when they return from the moon. After extensive study, NASA has selected the Avcoat ablator system for the Orion crew module.
03.26.09 - NASA will showcase the next generation of spacecraft that will return humans to the moon in a day-long public event March 30 on the National Mall
03.25.09 - A full-scale mockup of NASA's Orion crew module is being tested in water under simulated and real landing weather conditions.
03.24.09 - NASA signed a contract with Roy Anderson Corp. of Gulfport, Miss., for a general construction package on the A-3 test stand.
03.19.09 - The Ares I-X rocket arrived Thursday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
03.13.09 - The final pieces of the Ares I-X flight test rocket left the Alliant Tech Systems manufacturing facility in Promontory, Utah.
03.10.09 - NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor.
03.05.09 - NASA Hosts 'Mission Madness' Tournament To Vote On Greatest Mission begins March 9.
03.03.09 - A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
03.02.09 - NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket. The test took place Feb. 28 at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.
02.27.09 - NASA has awarded an interim letter contract to Oceaneering International Inc. of Houston to begin work on the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system for the Constellation Program. The system will protect astronauts during voyages to the International Space Station and exploration of the moon's surface.
02.20.09 - NASA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Enterprise Council will hold a workshop on lunar surface system concepts to support human and robotic
02.20.09 - The last newly manufactured section of the Ares I-X test rocket arrived at the Assembly and Refurbishment Facility of NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Friday.
02.17.09 - LCROSS is enroute to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a spring launch.
02.11.09 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to begin its two-day journey to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.