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Going to the Moon was hard: But benefits were huge, for...

President John F. Kennedy wasn’t kidding when he said going to the Moon was hard. Much of the technology needed to get to the lunar...

President Kennedy issued the challenge

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy addressed a joint session of Congress. The subject of his address was ‘Urgent National Needs.’ Today,...

Northrop Grumman to demonstrate robotic manufacturing in space

Made In Space has awarded Northrop Grumman a subcontract to support NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate demonstration of the autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly...

Northrop Grumman awarded NASA environmental test, integration services contract

Northrop Grumman has received a $274 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity award for NASA’s Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract. The contract will support...

Virgin Orbit completes key drop test ahead of orbital test flight

The small satellite launch company Virgin Orbit successfully completed a key drop test of its LauncherOne vehicle July 10, the last major step in...

First man on Moon was a combat naval aviator

After he stepped off Apollo 11's lunar module onto the moon’s surface, he uttered those famous words: "One small step for man, one giant...

Air Force service prepared Buzz Aldrin for Apollo 11 moon landing

He stepped off the lunar module onto the lunar surface after mission commander Neil Armstrong. They spent 21 hours on the moon's surface and...

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world’s spacefaring nations with its second...

NASA SLS rocket testing ensures astronaut safety, mission success

As the world reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, NASA is looking forward to its next giant leaps. One way NASA ensures...

Launch fairings up: Second Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite ready for...

The GPS satellite constellation is about to get its next heathy dose of new technology and more advanced capabilities. The second next-generation, Lockheed Martin-built GPS...