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This week in NASA history: First launch of Saturn V —...

This week in 1967, the Apollo 4 mission launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The mission marked the first launch of the Saturn V...

Boeing proposes ‘Fewest Steps to the Moon’ for NASA’s human lander

On Nov. 5, Boeing submitted a proposal to NASA for an integrated Human Lander System designed to safely take astronauts to the surface of...

Boeing Starliner successfully completes pad abort test

Boeing cleared a crucial test on the way to returning the United States to human spaceflight launch capabilities by completing a successful pad abort...

NASA television coverage set for resupply mission to ISS

NASA commercial cargo provider Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its next resupply mission to the International Space Station at 9:59 a.m., EDT, Nov....
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New VIPER lunar rover to map water ice on Moon

NASA is sending a mobile robot to the South Pole of the Moon to get a close-up view of the location and concentration of...

AFRL developing space solar power beaming

The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is developing space-based solar power transmission capability using high-efficiency solar cells to collect the sun’s energy, convert...

NASA attaches first of four RS-25 engines to Artemis I rocket...

Engineers and technicians at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have structurally mated the first of four RS-25 engines to the core stage...

Space telescope clears critical sunshield deployment testing

The sunshield for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has passed a test critical to preparing the observatory for its 2021 launch. Technicians and engineers fully...

NASA space telescope achieves milestone of successfully withstanding launch stresses

At Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully validated its ability to perform key deployments for the first time since...
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MUOS secure comm satellite system ready for full operational use

A new global, military, satellite-based cellular network designed to revolutionize secure communications for mobile forces is now ready for full operational use in warfighting...