Final sunshield layer completed for NASA’s space telescope

Northrop Grumman photographThe Webb telescope’s sunshield is currently located at Northrop Grumman’s Space Park facility in Redondo Beach. The sunshield is the size...

NASA astronaut, crewmates launch to space station to continue research

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome...

NASA space station cargo launches from Virginia on Orbital ATK resupply...

The crew of the International Space Station soon will be equipped to perform dozens of new scientific investigations with cargo launched Oct. 17 aboard...

NASA shakes up Orion test article for journey to Mars

https://youtu.be/SX3P-foK_mw How do you know if a spacecraft can hold up to the intense vibrations of launching atop the world’s most powerful rocket? You shake...

Earth’s moon hit by surprising number of meteoroids

https://youtu.be/g1JmFq4JN0Q The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. The result...

Next space station crew set for launch, live on NASA TV

Three crew members of Expedition 49/50 are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 4:05 a.m., EDT, Oct. 19 from the Baikonur...

Atlantic storm system delays NASA resupply launch to ISS

NASA photographOrbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft arrived on Oct. 2, 2016 at the Horizontal Integration Facility at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia for...

SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan launch vehicle

ULA photographLt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, Air Force program executive officer for Space and SMC commander, and Tory Bruno, ULA president and CEO, sign...

U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin contract for GPS III satellites...

Lockheed Martin photographGPS III satellites in production at Lockheed Martin’s GPS III Processing Facility near Denver.  The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin...

Scientists, engineers evaluate Orion radiation protection plan

https://youtu.be/70GrihLXmSs When astronauts in Orion venture far beyond Earth into deep space, they will expand humanity’s frontier and push the boundaries of exploration. While the spacecraft...