NASA seeks industry ideas for an advanced Mars satellite

NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications...

Hyten announces Space Enterprise Vision

Gen. John Hyten, the commander of Air Force Space Command, announced the command's Space Enterprise Vision April 12 at Peterson Air Force Base. The...

NASA to attach, test first expandable habitat on ISS

Bigelow Aerospace imageThis artist’s concept depicts the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module attached to the International Space Station’s Tranquility module. The first human-rated expandable structure...

Dragon, Cygnus to meet for first time in space

SpaceX photographA Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon spacecraft stand at Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station before the...

Icy ‘spider’ on Pluto

Sprawling across Pluto’s icy landscape is an unusual geological feature that resembles a giant spider. “Oh, what a tangled web Pluto’s geology weaves,” said Oliver...

John Grunsfeld announces retirement from NASA

NASA photographIn this March 2002 image, John Grunsfeld, former astronaut and associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate, In this image from March...

Spaceport America, EXOS announce five-year launch partnership

Spaceport America in New Mexico and EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of suborbital reusable space launch vehicles based in Caddo...

NASA progresses toward SpaceX resupply mission to space station

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eighth Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station April 8. NASA Television coverage of the launch...

NASA’s ‘Spaceport of the Future’ reaches another milestone

NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase of work on its spaceport of...

ULA completes design review for next-gen Vulcan Centaur rocket

United Launch Alliance successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review for the Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle with dual Blue Origin BE-4 engines. The PDR, a major...