05.01.13 - NASA's newest scientific rover is set for testing May 3 through June 8 in the highest part of Greenland.
05.01.13 - NASA has selected 14 proposals from small business and research institution teams to continue development of innovative technologies that are needed for future NASA missions and could become viable commercial products and services.
05.01.13 - A test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft safely landed during a simulation of two types of parachute failures Wednesday.
05.01.13 - An asteroid that will be explored by a NASA spacecraft has a new name, thanks to a third-grade student in North Carolina.
04.30.13 - NASA has signed a $424 million modification to its contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) for full crew transportation services to the International Space Station in 2016 with return and rescue services extending through June 2017.
04.30.13 - NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, a Vining, Minn., native who is making final preparations for a launch to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 7- 8 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 9.
04.29.13 - NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) of Houston will fund 23 proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future deep space exploration missions.
04.29.13 - The Herschel observatory, a European space telescope for which NASA helped build instruments and process data, has stopped making observations after running out of liquid coolant as expected.
04.29.13 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first close-up, visible-light views of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole.
04.29.13 - NASA Expedition 35 astronaut and flight engineer Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station will conduct a live air-to-ground talk with students of Fredricksburg High School in Texas at 12:40 p.m. EDT (11:40 a.m. CDT) Thursday, May 2.
04.26.13 - NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. State Department and Nike have issued a challenge to identify 10 game-changing innovations that could enable fabric systems to enhance global economic growth, drives human prosperity and replenishes the planet's resources.
04.25.13 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings.
04.24.13 - NASA has selected 44 additional proposals from 42 small high-technology companies to enter into negotiations for Phase 2 contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
04.25.13 - NASA has exercised a contract option with Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide continued mission control systems services, development, maintenance and operations support as part of the Facilities Development and Operations Contract.
04.24.13 - NASA astronaut Don Pettit will conduct three live video chats Thursday, April 25, with 12 student teams whose science experiments won an agency-sponsored contest.
04.23.13 - NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) test bed has begun its experiments after completing its checkout on the International Space Station.
04.23.13 - News media planning to cover the launch of NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission on June 26 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California should apply for accreditation by June 18.
04.23.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday recognized three companies as winners of the agency's 2012 Small Business Industry Awards.
04.22.13 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M., and Johnson Space Center in Houston as Federal Green Challenge National Award winners.
04.22.13 - Three smartphones destined to become low-cost satellites rode to space Sunday, April 21, aboard the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia.