deep_space

NASA Picks 5 Mission Proposals for Explorers Program; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA has picked five mission proposals for a program that aims to create instruments and conduct further studies into space. The space agency said Friday it selected two Explorer Missions ...
drone

FAA Clears Medical Delivery Test Flight of NASA Drone; Frank Jones Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized the initial test flight of a NASA-operated unmanned aircraft system and a drone designed to deliver medical supplies to a remote ...
International Space Station

GAO Recommends Performance Measures for NASA-CASIS Work on ISS Research

The Government Accountability Office has urged NASA to establish measurable performance targets and document its assessment of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space’s ...
research and development RD

NASA, Agriculture Department to Forge Research Alliance

NASA and the Agriculture Department are set to ink an interagency research agreement on Earth science and agriculture. The partnership is meant to establish a collaboration framework ...
deep_space

NASA, Brazilian Space Agency Forge Climate, Space Weather Research Alliance; Charles Bolden Comments

NASA and the Brazilian Space Agency have agreed to collaborate on heliophysics, space weather and climate research efforts. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency ...
AirportTower

FAA Deploys NASA-Developed Air Traffic Mgmt Tool; Edward Bolton Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has started to deploy a NASA-developed tool for air traffic controllers to manage the national airspace. Air traffic controllers will use the tool handle ...
NASA space landing facility

NASA Picks Space Florida to Manage Shuttle Landing Facility; Bob Cabana Comments

NASA has signed a 30-year agreement with Space Florida, the state’s spaceport and aerospace development agency, to manage and operate the Kennedy Space Center’s shuttle landing ...
David Bowles

David Bowles Appointed Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center

David Bowles Dr. David Bowles, formerly deputy director of NASA’s Langley Research Center, has been promoted to director at the aeronautical-focused facility in Hampton, Va. NASA ...
Europa moon

NASA Enters Development Phase for Jupiter Moon Research Mission; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA has started the development phase of formulation following the completion of a concept review for a mission to study whether a Jupiter moon could support life. “Today we’re ...
Mars Planet

NASA Signs Mars Exploration Deals With European Space Agencies

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has signed contracts with space agency executives of Spain and France for the countries to continue projects for future exploration missions to Mars. NASA ...