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Mission Recap: The first launch demo

Following the Virgin Orbit launch attempt May 25, the company released the following: As we’ve delved into the data from yesterday’s flight, the more we...

Virgin Orbit ignites LauncherOne rocket, mission safely terminated

Virgin Orbit, the California-based satellite launch company, conducted a launch demonstration of its innovative air-launched rocket May 25 in the skies over the Pacific...

Gold Star wife remembers soldier’s dreams

Each year on Memorial Day, Americans struggle with how best to honor those who have given the last full measure of devotion to the...

NASA invites public to be its guests to celebrate historic ‘Launch...

NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into...

SMC’s NGG successfully completes preliminary design reviews

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center, Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting satellite program, commonly referred to as NGG,...

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And...

Air Force Recruiting, NASCAR to Honor Fallen Tuskegee Airman Memorial Day...

Air Force Recruiting Service and Richard Petty Motorsports will pay tribute to an American hero and fallen Tuskegee Airman, Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, as...
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Flame of discovery grows as Saffire sets new fires in space

NASA ignited another set of space fire experiments last week when Saffire IV lit a number of longer, stronger flames inside Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus...
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NASA telescope named For ‘mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

NASA is naming its next-generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first...

AFNWC splits ICBMs in two: Center realigns to improve nuclear mission...

The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center is restructuring its directorates to improve focus on providing nuclear capabilities to the warfighter. The center is responsible for...