NASA Television will provide live coverage at 10 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 30 of an educational event at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington featuring the agency’s 2013 astronaut candidate class.  Link>>

Top executives from the pharmaceutical industry gathered in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to prescribe a remedy to “reinvigorate” America’s stagnating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sectors.  Full Article>>

The President has signed an updated National Space Transportation Policy, which ensures that the United States

The International Space Station celebrates its 15th birthday Wednesday, marking the day in 1998 when a Russian rocket lifted the first piece of what is now the largest man-made structure ever built in space.  Link>>

NASA signed a Space Act Agreement Wednesday with the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) to infuse the agency’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Eight shiny, new astronauts with the right stuff were introduced by NASA today at the Johnson Space Center. They are the class of 2013 – four women and four men who made it through the rigorous screening and are now on the fast track to go to space.

The U.S. space agency is in need of more women among its ranks, NASA’s second-in-command said last week during a panel on women in space.  Article>>

One flies a fighter jet for the Marines. Another is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School. A third is a helicopter pilot for the Army. And the fourth leads the station