fbpx

NASA opens ISS to new commercial opportunities, private astronauts

NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth...

NASA awards Artemis contract for lunar gateway power, propulsion

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on May 23 the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL,...

AFRL communicates the impact of military technology at DOD Lab Day

Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory displayed advancements in 13 different technology areas at the Department of Defense Lab Day April...

NASA selects first commercial moon landing services for Artemis program

NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part...

NASA awards $106 million to U.S. small businesses for technology, development

Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to...

Fit for success: AEHF satellite encapsulated, prepared for launch

The U.S. Air Force's fifth Lockheed Martin built Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite (AEHF-5) completed encapsulation into its payload fairing in preparation to launch...

Northrop Grumman ships Orion spacecraft’s launch abort motor to KSC

Northrop Grumman shipped the inert abort motor for NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System from the Northrop Grumman facility in Magna, Utah, to Kennedy...

NASA taps 11 American companies to advance human lunar landers

NASA has selected 11 companies, including Masten Space Systems in Mojave, Calif., to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its Artemis...

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center celebrates 60 years

https://youtu.be/yzuqG23Yvww On May 1, 1959, the Beltsville Space Center in Greenbelt, Md., was renamed NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in honor of Robert H. Goddard,...

AFRL produces lighter, thinner transparent armor

Transparent aluminum, a technology first suggested in the science fiction film “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” is now a reality. With a growing need...