Republican lawmakers are criticizing President Barack Obama's plan to scrap the nation's moon program and the thousands of highly skilled jobs that could be lost as a result.
The White House is expected to unveil a new U.S. space policy on June 28 that emphasizes international cooperation and commercial space.
More than 60 Congress members joined in a call to direct NASA to being building a heavy-lift rocket immediately.
NASA stands to lose $100 million under an amended budget request U.S. President Barack Obama sent to Congress June 18.
Lawmakers frustrated with the new plan for NASA proposed by President Obama have requested the documents behind the decision.
A NASA contractor says the space agency is trying to prematurely halt work on the Constellation program, which the Obama administration wants to cancel.
The U.S. House Science and Technology Committee has given NASA one week to flesh out cost and schedule estimates for a slimmed-down version of the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle.
Florida has been awarded a $15 million federal grant to assist 3,200 area workers who stand to lose their jobs when NASA retires its space shuttle fleet later this year.
Jeff Hanley, the top manager of NASA's Constellation program, has stepped down to become associate director for strategic capabilities at JSC.
The inaugural test launch of a new commercial rocket has slipped from May 28 to no earlier than June 2, according to its builder Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).
George Whitesides, former chief of staff to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, will helm commercial space venture Virgin Galactic.
Spacecraft builder Orbital Sciences Corp. warned subcontractors that funding for NASA's new Orion crew capsule will dry up today.
U.S President Barack Obama will announce plans to continue development of a stripped-down version of the Orion vehicle as a lifeboat on the International Space Station.
The new roles assigned to NASA's field centers favor facilities in states likely to lose thousands of jobs.
Sen. Bill Nelson is questioning whether $6 billion NASA is seeking for developing commercial crew taxis might be better spent on a heavy-lift rocket that could take humans beyond low Earth orbit.
U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Florida April 15 to discuss the impact of his administration's new vision for human spaceflight, the White House announced March 7.
NASA chief Charles Bolden is expected to discuss changes to U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to scrap the agency's Constellation program with at least one top lawmaker this week.