Air Force, ULA teams launch Delta IV Heavy

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Air Force, National Reconnaissance Office, United Launch Alliance and their mission partners successfully launched a ULA...

45th SW supports successful launch

ULA photographA United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.,...

NASA’s CloudSat/CALIPSO satellites celebrate 10 years on orbit

Ten years ago June 7 the first images were returned from the CALIPSO and CloudSat atmospheric aerosol LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) and cloud-profiling...

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...

Orbital ATK conducts test of Antares first stage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvXuEDLHxfk&feature=youtu.be Orbital ATK announced May 31 it conducted a full-power "hot fire" test of the upgraded first stage propulsion system of its Antares medium-class rocket...

Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

Lockheed Martin photographLockheed Martin delivered NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to its Florida launch site on May 20, 2016. The asteroid sampling spacecraft was shipped...

Flying observatory detects atomic oxygen in Martian atmosphere

NASAS imageSOFIA/GREAT spectrum of oxygen superimposed on a Viking 1 composite image of Mars by USGS University of Arizona. The amount of...

CubeSats deployed from International Space Station

NASA photograph CubeSats fly free after leaving the NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer on the International Space Station on May 17, 2016. Seen here are two Dove...

Hypersonic test flight a success in Aussie Outback

A successful test flight of an experimental rocket has further cemented South Australia’s place in the international space industry. Launched from the Woomera Test Range...

NASA TV to broadcast Dragon departure from ISS

NASA photographThe SpaceX Dragon cargo spaceship is grappled by the International Space Station's Canadarm2. The spacecraft delivered about 7,000 pounds of science and...