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An astronaut aboard the International Space Station will control NASA’s K10 planetary rover at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., from 8-11 a.m. PDT Friday, July 26, and media are invited to watch. from NASA

U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA announced Tuesday. The agency unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, with a […]

NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency released first images captured by their newest Earth-observing satellite, the GPM Core Observatory. from NASA

NASA has chosen 96 ideas it regards as most promising from more than 400 submitted in response to its June request for information (RFI) about protecting Earth from asteroids and finding an asteroid humans can explore. from NASA

“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.” from NASA

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will get a firsthand look at work being done on the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft during a visit to the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Monday, May 12. from NASA

NASA’s Human Research Program will fund 11 ground-based research proposals using beams of high-energy, heavy ions to simulate space radiation to better understand the risks this radiation poses to humans. from NASA

NASA this week joins with President Obama, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and other federal agencies in recognizing all that our nation’s small businesses have accomplished. NASA has a strong relationship with the small business community which is vital in assisting the agency in reaching its mission goals. National Small Business Week kicks off Monday. […]

A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time have gathered a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid impact. from NASA

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the upcoming Orbital Sciences’ mission to resupply the International Space Station. Orbital’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft is schedule to launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Launch Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Saturday, July 12 at 1:14 p.m. EDT. from NASA