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10 years ago, Hubble’s final servicing mission made it better than...

Astronaut Mike Massimino floated next to the Hubble Space Telescope’s cylindrical body and began to remove the screws that fastened a handrail to one...

U.S. Air Force welcomes fifth Lockheed Martin-built AEHF satellite to Cape...

The U.S. Air Force is gearing up to launch the fifth global, anti-jam, protected communications satellite after its arrival in Florida. Lockheed Martin shipped the...

AFRL achieves “shocking” materials technology breakthrough

The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Washington, are working to change the shape of materials technology...

Amazon’s Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon

Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century...

Successful demonstration of blown-air flight technologies to revolutionize aircraft design

For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable...

NASA investigation uncovers cause of two science mission launch failures

NASA Launch Services Program investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011,...

Army astronaut reflects on mission 250 miles above Earth

An Army astronaut on a six-month mission in space recently shared her experience, saying she still leans on her military training while aboard the...

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on May 4 following a pair of unusual power delays. A Falcon rocket raced...

Take it beyond the limit: Mars 2020 Rover heat shield completes...

Protecting against the extremes of space travel is critical to the success of any mission. Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the flight hardware structure...

NASA Armstrong opens its doors to local teachers

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Barbara Buckner, NASA Armstrong’s educator professional development specialist, leads a group exercise to form a human circuit to power an...