Milestones

  John Hooper, of the American Humanist Association, presents PSI’s Pamela Gay with the 2019 Isaac Asimov Science Award. Credit: Roy Speckhardt,... Read more
 
The Dwornik Award was started in 1991 with a generous endowment by Dr. Stephen E. Dwornik, who wished to encourage U.S. students to become involved with NASA... Read more
 
The National Space Society (NSS) has named astronaut Al Worden the 2019 recipient of NSS’ Space Pioneer Award for Historic Space Achievement. Worden flew to... Read more
 
Credit: Josh Valcarcel The Lunar and Planetary Institute is pleased to announce the grant awardees of the Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact... Read more
 
NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar... Read more
 
Illustration of a human landing system. Credit: NASA. NASA has selected 11 companies to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its... Read more
 
Commercial landers will carry NASA-provided science and technology payloads to the lunar surface, paving the way for NASA astronauts to land on the Moon by... Read more
 
NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services... Read more
 
NEOCam artist’s concept. Credit: NASA. The National Space Society (NSS) applauds NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine’s April 29 endorsement of building... Read more
 
NASA’s social media presence, which has grown from a few accounts more than a decade ago to dozens of channels with millions of followers, was honored with a... Read more
 
A visitor is immersed in space through a virtual reality tour and learns about space communications. Credit: NASA/Tyler D. Fairchild. NASA hosted a range... Read more
 
On July 20, 1969, the United States achieved the most profound milestone of human accomplishment when it landed NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin... Read more
 
Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of... Read more