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.
08.29.12 - HOUSTON -- NASA Tuesday successfully completed another parachute test of its Orion spacecraft high above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona. The test examined the maximum pressure Orion's parachutes might face when returning from exploration missions.
08.24.12 - Eating the right diet and exercising hard in space helps protect International Space Station astronauts' bones.
08.23.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Thursday new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives.
08.21.12 - Media are invited to an interview availability and facilities tour with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden at noon EDT, Thursday, Aug. 23, at various locations in and around the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
08.21.12 - A simulated mission to an asteroid is under way at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
08.14.12 - NASA is exercising an $80.5 million flex option on the Facilities Development and Operations Contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md.
08.13.12 - NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned to launch between 2013 and 2016. These miniature spacecraft, known as CubeSats, could be auxiliary payloads on previously planned missions.
08.03.12 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA Friday announced new agreements with three American commercial companies to design and develop the next generation of U.S. human spaceflight capabilities, enabling a launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in the next five years.
08.03.12 - A team of researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif., has found radiation from protons could further enhance a process that occurs during tumor progression.
08.01.12 - NASA will issue a news release to announce new agreements with industry partners for its Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative at 9 a.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 3.
07.27.12 - Media representatives are invited to view NASA's Morpheus lander at the agency's Kennedy Space Center at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 1.
07.25.12 - The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday.
07.20.12 - NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department and Nike Inc. opened the fourth installment of the LAUNCH initiative Friday.
07.19.12 - NASA partner United Launch Alliance (ULA) has completed a review of its Atlas V rocket to assess its compliance with NASA human spaceflight safety and performance requirements.
07.18.12 - NASA completed another successful test of the Orion crew vehicle's parachutes in preparation for the spacecraft’s orbital flight test in 2014.
07.18.12 - NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center will host a public event on July 28 from 1-3 p.m. EDT to celebrate (in advance) the landing of NASA's latest Mars rover, Curiosity.
07.18.12 - NASA completed another successful test Wednesday of the Orion crew vehicle's parachutes high above the Arizona desert in preparation for the spacecraft’s orbital flight test in 2014.
07.17.12 - NASA Space Technology Program researchers will launch and deploy a large inflatable heat shield aboard a rocket travelling at hypersonic speeds this weekend during a technology demonstration test from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.