10.10.12 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will visit Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colo., on Monday, Oct. 15 to view the next spacecraft to launch to Mars and a part of the Orion vehicle that will carry astronauts farther into space than ever before.
10.10.12 - The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:03 a.m. CDT Wednesday, a key milestone in a new era of commercial spaceflight.
10.07.12 - Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket carrying its Dragon spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 8:35 p.m. EDT Sunday, beginning NASA's first contracted cargo delivery flight, designated SpaceX CRS-1, to the International Space Station.
10.04.12 - Just in time for World Space Week, NASA has released a new mobile application that challenges gamers to take on the role of a space communications network manager and puts them in charge of building a communications network to support scientific missions.
10.03.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will discuss the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station during a Google+ Hangout from 1-1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 5.
10.03.12 - NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy announced Wednesday the launch of the Big Data Challenge, a series of competitions hosted through the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL).
10.03.12 - Twenty-three microgravity experiments designed by participants of NASA's Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) will become part of space history Oct. 7.
10.01.12 - NASA has awarded three contracts totaling $137.3 million to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).
10.01.12 - Orbital Sciences Corporation Monday rolled the first stage of its Antares rocket to the launch pad of the nation's newest spaceport - the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Va. - while in Florida, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) moves ahead with preparations for an Oct. 7 launch to the International Space Station for NASA's first Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission.
09.28.12 - The first SpaceX launch for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, from Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
09.27.12 - The 18,000-pound test article that mimics the size and weight of NASA's Orion spacecraft crew module recently completed a final series of water impact tests in the Hydro Impact Basin at the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
09.25.12 - NASA is inviting social media users to apply for credentials for the Oct. 7 launch of the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
09.21.12 - NASA has selected 26 proposals from academia and industry for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS).
09.20.12 - NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed the giant asteroid Vesta has its own version of ring around the collar.
09.20.12 - NASA managers, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) officials and international partner representatives Thursday announced Sunday, Oct. 7, as the target launch date for the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.
09.17.12 - NASA is seeking proposals for its SBIR and STTR programs that will create the new technologies needed to enable the agency's future missions while benefiting America.
09.14.12 - The Boeing Company completed its first performance milestone Aug. 23 for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to lead to the availability of human spaceflight transportation services for government and commercial customers.
09.13.12 - NASA is announcing opportunities for academia, industry and government agencies to develop and carry out research and technology demonstrations on the International Space Station using the newly installed Space Communications and Navigation (SCAN) testbed.
09.12.12 - NASA on Wednesday released a request for proposals for the first of two contract phases to certify commercially developed space systems in support of crewed missions to the International Space Station.
08.31.12 - NASA has selected 12 grants to be funded through its most recent research announcement for opportunities in space radiobiology research.