NASA Debuts Automated System to Streamline Technology Patent Licensing

NASA has developed a new system to streamline the way the agency licenses its technology patents, making the transfer of NASA-patented innovations to industry...

NASA Awards Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology Contracts

NASA has awarded contracts to five companies for development, sustainment, and maintenance of information technology software, systems and support for the Flight Operations Directorate...

NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth...

Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station

Students at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville, Georgia, will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station...

NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract

NASA’s has awarded a contract to Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Service of Houston for support of flight crew training and development activities at the...

Media Invited to June 21 Science, Safety Briefings on August Total Solar Eclipse

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. Representatives from NASA, other federal agencies,...

NASA Hosts Briefing on Latest Results of Exoplanet-Hunting Mission

NASA will hold a media briefing at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, June 19, to announce the latest planet candidate results from the agency's exoplanet-hunting...

NASA Selects Safety, Mission Assurance Support Contractor

NASA has selected Bastion Technologies, Inc. (BTI), of Houston, to provide safety and mission assurance support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center...

Media Invited to NASA’s Kepler and K2 Mission Science Conference

NASA invites members of the media to attend the fourth Kepler and K2 Science Conference held June 19-23. The weeklong science conference will take...

NASA Television to Cover International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and...

Three DIY CubeSats Score Rides on NASA’s First Flight of Orion, Space Launch System

NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has awarded rides for three small spacecraft on the agency's newest rocket, and $20,000 each in prize money,...

NASA Awards Universal Stage Adapter Contract for Space Launch System Rocket

NASA has selected Dynetics, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to develop and build a universal stage adapter for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket....

NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruits to Conduct Research off the Earth, For the Earth and...

After receiving a record-breaking number of applications to join an exciting future of space exploration, NASA has selected its largest astronaut class since 2000....

Maryland Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Students at Leeds Elementary School in Elkton, Maryland, will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 9:30...

NASA Selects Three Aeronautics Teams to Explore ‘Ambitious’ Ideas

Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod...