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NASA Updates Apollo Anniversary, Next Giant Leap Events - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has updated events that are marking the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing and the steps being taken for America's next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars.

NASA Kicks Off Field Campaign to Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA embarks this week on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain.

NASA Awards Construction Contract at Kennedy Space Center - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a two-year contract to Hensel Phelps Construction Co. of Orlando to build a new multi-story headquarters building at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Begins Engine Test Project for Space Launch System Rocket - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Engineers have taken a crucial step in preparing to test parts of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will send humans to new destinations in the solar system. They installed on Thursday an RS-25 engine on the A-1 Test Stand at the agency's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

International Undersea Crew Available for Live Satellite Interviews - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

How does living and working underwater for nine days help us explore space? Four astronauts who will be living 62 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean will be available to answer that question and more during satellite interviews from inside an underwater habitat from 8 to 8:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 23.

Space Station Cargo Ship Activities to Air on NASA TV - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Television will broadcast live the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, July 21, and the launch and docking of its replacement Wednesday, July 23.

NASA Turns Over Next-Generation Air Traffic Management Tool to Federal Aviation Administration - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.

NASA Announces Early Career Faculty Space Tech Research Grants - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has selected seven university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs for America's space program.

NASA Seeks Proposals for Europa Mission Science Instruments - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for proposals about science instruments that could be carried aboard a future mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa.

NASA Honors Historic First Moon Landing, Eyes First Mars Mission - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America's next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars.