NASA Awards Aerospace Propulsion, Communications Research Contracts - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:40 EDT

NASA has awarded contracts to 13 companies to provide advanced propulsion and communications system technologies as part of ongoing long-term aerospace research activities at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

NASA Awards Contract to Support Agency’s Human Spaceflight Programs - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:29 EDT

NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories Inc., of El Segundo, California, to provide biomedical, medical and health services in support of all human spaceflight programs at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The work supports ongoing research aboard the International Space Station and helps enable the journey to Mars.

NASA Astronauts Speak with Ohio Summer Camp Students from Space Station - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:08 EDT

Summer camp students at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland and students from the city’s MC2 STEM High School will speak with Expedition 44 crew members aboard the International Space Station at 11:40 a.m. EDT Friday, July 31.

NASA’s New Horizons Team Finds Haze, Flowing Ice on Pluto - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:25 EDT

Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze are among the newest discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons mission, which reveal distant Pluto to be an icy world of wonders.

Crew of Underwater NASA Mission Available for Interviews - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:44 EDT

NASA currently is working in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to evaluate tools and techniques in preparation for future spacewalks on a variety of surfaces and levels of gravity, ranging from asteroids to the moons and surface of Mars.

NASA Hosts ‘Quest for Quakes’ Data Challenge - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:02 EDT

A new NASA challenge is looking for evidence to support a theory that electromagnetic pulses (EMP) may precede an earthquake, potentially offering a warning to those in the quake’s path.

NASA Awards Contract for Office Support Services - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:09 EDT

NASA has selected American Paragon Protective Services, LLC, of Austin, Texas to receive a contract to support the Protective Services Office Support Services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

NASA Invites Media to Emergency Locator Transmitters Crash Test - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:55 EDT

Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will crash test a small plane Wednesday, July 29, to test the performance of five emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) installed onboard.

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:16 EDT

NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another “Earth.”

Launch, Docking Returns International Space Station Crew to Full Strength - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:14 EDT

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan have arrived at the International Space Station to continue important research that advances NASA's journey to Mars while making discoveries that can benefit all of humanity.