Virgin Galactic helps NASA mature space tech

Virgin Galactic photographThe NASA Johnson technology payload is loaded into Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo on Dec. 13, 2018. The payload flew again on the...

NASA team investigates ultrafast laser machining for multiple spaceflight applications

(Photo Credit: Bill Hrybyk/NASA)Steve Li (left), Frankie Micalizzi (middle), and Robert Lafon (right) are using an ultrafast laser to bond dissimilar materials and...

NASA looking to tiny technology for big payoffs

NASA photographNASA works with industry partner Nanocomp Technologies Inc. of Merrimack, New Hampshire, to advance manufacturing of carbon nanotube composite materials. On Oct....

NASA calls for instruments, technologies for delivery to moon

NASA has announced a call for Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads that will fly to the Moon on commercial lunar landers as early...

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The...

Lockheed Martin reveals new human lunar lander concept

Lockheed Martin illustrationLockheed Martin's concept for a crewed lunar lander is a single stage, fully reusable system that incorporates many of Orion’s flight-proven...

NASA tests space tech on UP Aerospace rocket

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesNASA’s Flight Opportunities funds flight of space technology on UP Aerospace’s rocket poised to launch at Spaceport America in...

NASA assists in efforts to contain California wildfires

NASA photographHuge columns of smoke rise from California’s Mendocino Complex fire. The smoke that has risen and drifted now clouds the skies above...

NASA announces new partnerships to develop space exploration technologies

Blue Origin photographBlue Origin is one of six companies selected for NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation. Pictured here, Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket lifted...

Navy satellite system receives green light for expanded operational use

Marine Corps photograph by Eddie YoungMarines from the 1st Marine Division test out the Mobile User Objective System at a Field User Evaluation...