Virgin Galactic wins NASA contract to launch satellites on LauncherOne

NASA announced Oct. 14 that it has awarded commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic a $4.7 million contract for the launch of more than a dozen...

NASA’s Dragonfly Project demonstrates robotic satellite assembly

NASA/SSL imageThis artist's rendering depicts Dragonfly assembling and deploying large antenna reflectors on a satellite in Earth orbit. A revolutionary NASA Technology Demonstration Mission...

NASA awards contract for suborbital flight services

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Blue Origin, LLC, in Van Horn, Texas, to integrate and fly technology payloads near the boundary...

NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, ISS crewmates return to Earth

https://youtu.be/8TlNip1VJ38 Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA is among three crew members from the International Space Station who returned to Earth April 10, after...

General Dynamics completes next step in integration of NASA’s new SGSS...

A General Dynamics-led team successfully completed, on-schedule, the next phase of the implementation, integration and test of the NASA Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment...

Final Delta II launch orbits NASA polar ice probe

Photograph by Peter W. MerlinThe final countdown -- Liftoff of a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base,Calif., on Sept. 15 marked...

New space policy directive calls for human expansion across solar system

NASA photograph by Aubrey GemignaniRepresentatives of Congress and the National Space Council joined President Donald J. Trump, Apollo astronaut Jack Schmitt and current...

NASA’s next Mars mission to investigate interior of red planet

NASA/JPL-Caltech photographThis artist's concept from August 2015 depicts NASA's InSight Mars lander fully deployed for studying the deep interior of Mars. The mission...

Critical Design Review for Next Generation GEO satellites a success

The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Remote Sensing Systems Directorate and prime contractor, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, successfully completed a system Critical Design Review...

Virgin Galactic appoints Kelly Latimer as pilot

MOJAVE, Calif.--Virgin Galactic, the privately funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, has announce ...