Air Force successfully launches satellites from New Zealand on Electron Rocket

The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners has successfully launched three Department of Defense research and development satellites on Huntington Beach, Calif.,-based Rocket...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Air Force announces basing candidates for U.S. Combatant Command for Space

The secretary of the Air Force selected six locations as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters for United States Space Command. This combatant command...

NASA, Blue Origin help classrooms, researchers reach space

NASA photographAs human explorers venture to the Moon and Mars, what are the biological and physiological effects they must contend with? Nanoracks is...

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...

50 years ago: Apollo 10 ‘a great amount of team work’

NASA photographApollo 10 crewmembers (left to right) Stafford, Cernan (with mascot Snoopy) and Young at crew press conference April 26 at MSC. Less than...

Next-gen NASA instrument advanced to study atmospheres of Uranus, Neptune

NASA photographNASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft gave humanity its first glimpse of Neptune and its moon, Triton, in the summer of 1989. This image,...