Exploration Initiative News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Awards Contract for Constellation Spacesuit for the Moon
    NASA HQ - Friday, February 27, 2009
    Posted on: 2/27/2009 1:34:13 PM PDT

  • NASA-Industry Lunar Surface Systems Workshop Set For Feb. 25-27
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - Monday, February 23, 2009
    Posted on: 2/23/2009 7:51:40 AM PDT

  • NASA Seeks Concept Proposals for Future Moon Lander
    NASA History Division - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
    Posted on: 1/28/2009 3:25:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Rover in Inaugural Parade
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, January 16, 2009
    Posted on: 1/16/2009 11:27:55 AM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to View Lunar Rover Driven at Inaugural Parade
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 16, 2009
    Posted on: 1/16/2009 8:50:01 AM PDT

  • NASA Tests Engine Technology for Landing Astronauts on the Moon
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, January 14, 2009
    Posted on: 1/14/2009 6:41:26 PM PDT

  • To Go Where no Spacecraft Has Gone Before
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, December 30, 2008
    Posted on: 12/30/2008 6:44:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Television Commemorates Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 22, 2008
    Posted on: 12/22/2008 7:19:57 PM PDT

  • A new vision for people in space: MIT report outlines goals for future of human space program
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Monday, December 15, 2008
    Posted on: 12/15/2008 8:46:05 AM PDT

  • Goodyear and NASA Successfully Recreate Original Moon Tire
    Goodyear - Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    Posted on: 12/3/2008 4:31:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Leadership Changes
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
    Posted on: 11/12/2008 8:48:16 AM PDT

  • New spaceship force field makes Mars trip possible
    Institute of Physics - Thursday, November 6, 2008
    Posted on: 11/6/2008 10:56:13 AM PDT

  • NASA Invites Reporters to Tests of Moon Tools in Hawaii Nov. 13
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 10:32:09 AM PDT

  • Sensors Advance Lunar Landing Project
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 10:29:21 AM PDT

  • Lunar Lander Teams to Compete for $2 Million NASA Prize
    NASA Innovative Partnerships Program - Friday, October 17, 2008
    Posted on: 10/17/2008 2:29:02 PM PDT

  • Administrator's Statement on Signing of the NASA Authorization Act
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Posted on: 10/16/2008 1:37:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Reporters to Observe Lunar Rover Tests in Arizona
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Posted on: 10/16/2008 1:16:22 PM PDT

  • Von Braun Symposium to highlight future of space
    American Astronautical Society - Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Posted on: 9/30/2008 7:18:06 AM PDT

  • NASA Discusses Lunar Exploration Concepts and Plans
    NASA Office of Exploration Systems - Thursday, September 25, 2008
    Posted on: 9/25/2008 12:58:41 PM PDT

  • NASA Developing Fission Surface Power Technology
    Glenn Research Center - Wednesday, September 10, 2008
    Posted on: 9/10/2008 8:51:28 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Opening Statement By Rep. Gabrielle Giffords: Hearing on Enhancing the Relevance of Space to Address National Needs
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - July 19, 2009
    Posted on: 7/19/2009 8:16:34 AM PDT

  • Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee Meeting: NASA KSC
    NASA HQ - July 13, 2009
    Posted on: 7/13/2009 9:49:44 AM PDT

  • Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee Meeting: NASA JSC
    NASA HQ - July 13, 2009
    Posted on: 7/13/2009 9:49:24 AM PDT

  • Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee Meeting: NASA MSFC
    NASA HQ - July 13, 2009
    Posted on: 7/13/2009 9:48:55 AM PDT

  • Wayne Hale's NASA Blog: Why does Rice Play Texas?
    NASA Blogs - June 2, 2009
    Posted on: 6/2/2009 5:01:39 AM PDT

  • NASA Blog: NASA's Constellation Program Logos: It's All About the Stars
    NASA Blogs - February 21, 2009
    Posted on: 2/21/2009 9:57:29 AM PDT

  • NASA RSS JSC Advanced Planning Office Blog: Slow and Steady: China takes a walk and Russia partners with Cuba
    NASA Blogs - February 21, 2009
    Posted on: 2/21/2009 9:48:59 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Exploration Ground Launch Services
    Johnson Space Center - January 30, 2009
    Posted on: 1/30/2009 4:05:42 PM PDT

  • NASA JSC Advanced Planning Office Blog: Disruptive Future
    NASA Blogs - January 26, 2009
    Posted on: 1/26/2009 10:02:19 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-08 Amendment 32: Final text for Moon and Mars Analog Mission Activities
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 11, 2008
    Posted on: 12/11/2008 8:33:52 PM PDT

  • NRC Report: Launching Science: Science Opportunities Provided by NASA's Constellation System
    National Research Council - December 2, 2008
    Posted on: 12/2/2008 12:51:35 PM PDT

  • The Societal Impact of Space Flight
    NASA ASK Magazine - December 2, 2008
    Posted on: 12/2/2008 12:45:21 PM PDT

  • Former NASA Advisory Council Chair Jack Schmitt Quits Planetary Society Over New Roadmap
    SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. - November 17, 2008
    Posted on: 11/17/2008 5:52:53 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Advanced Planning Office Blog: A Perspective from a Baby Boomer
    NASA Blogs - October 29, 2008
    Posted on: 10/29/2008 9:31:22 AM PDT

  • NASA Tests Rover Concepts in Arizona
    NASA HQ - October 26, 2008
    Posted on: 10/26/2008 8:59:36 AM PDT

  • NASA and Engineering Integrity
    NASA HQ - October 21, 2008
    Posted on: 10/21/2008 4:58:39 PM PDT

  • Report: Historical Exploration: Learning Lessons from the Past to Inform the Future
    Johnson Space Center - October 7, 2008
    Posted on: 10/7/2008 1:18:59 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Altair Request for Information
    Johnson Space Center - October 6, 2008
    Posted on: 10/6/2008 8:07:28 PM PDT

  • Diving for the Moon
    Astrobiology Magazine - September 22, 2008
    Posted on: 9/22/2008 8:00:56 AM PDT

  • Speech by NASA Administrator Michael Griffin: Seeking the Right Stuff
    NASA HQ - September 15, 2008
    Posted on: 9/16/2008 10:22:23 AM PDT