Statement from NASA Administrator on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Mishap - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

“On behalf of the entire NASA family, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the pilot lost in today’s accident involving Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, and we are praying for a speedy recovery of the other pilot."

NASA Program Enhances Climate Resilience at Agency Facilities - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

A new study in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society provides an in-depth look at how NASA facilities have been affected by climate extremes and climate change in recent years and how the agency is preparing for the future.

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Completes Initial Assessment after Orbital Launch Mishap - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The Wallops Incident Response Team completed today an initial assessment of Wallops Island, Virginia, following the catastrophic failure of Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket shortly after liftoff at 6:22 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28, from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA Statement Regarding Oct. 28 Orbital Sciences Corp. Launch Mishap - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding the mishap that occurred at Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28.

NASA Wallops Preparations on Track for Tonight’s Orbital Sciences Launch to International Space Station - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Ahead of the third U.S. commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corp., NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia continues to enable successful launches from the Eastern Shore. Orbital’s Antares rocket carrying 5,000 pounds of NASA cargo aboard the company’s Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to liftoff at 6:22 p.m. EDT this evening from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops.

NASA Seeks Proposals to Develop Capabilities for Deep Space Exploration, Journey to Mars - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA is soliciting proposals for concept studies or technology development projects that will be necessary to enable human pioneers to go to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and Mars.

Launch of Third Orbital Sciences Mission to Space Station Rescheduled; NASA TV Coverage Reset - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The third Orbital Sciences cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28, from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA Awards Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Support Contract - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has awarded the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Support Contract to Science Systems and Applications, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland.

NASA’S Chandra Observatory Identifies Impact of Cosmic Chaos on Star Birth - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The same phenomenon that causes a bumpy airplane ride, turbulence, may be the solution to a long-standing mystery about stars’ birth, or the absence of it, according to a new study using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.

NASA Administrator to Visit Marshall Space Flight Center; Talks Space Station Oct. 28 - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will get a behind-the-scenes look at the science command post for the International Space Station when he visits NASA's Payload Operations Integration Center at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 28.