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Four down, four to go: Artemis I rocket moves closer to...

The Space Launch System rocket core stage for the Artemis I lunar mission has successfully completed its first four Green Run tests and is building on those tests...

Curiosity celebrates 8 years on red planet

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover touched down eight years ago, on Aug. 5, 2012, and will soon be joined by another rover, Perseverance, which launched July 30, 2020. Curiosity...

Virgin Orbit to launch 11 satellites for NASA on second launch...

Virgin Orbit, the California-based satellite launch company, announced Aug. 3 that its LauncherOne rocket will carry 11 small satellites onboard the company’s upcoming Launch...

Virgin Orbit wraps up first launch demo, looks forward to launch...

The following was posted as a blog entry on www.virginorbit.com, Aug. 3, 2002. This past Memorial Day, Virgin Orbit took a major step forward as...

NASA astronauts safely splash down

Two NASA astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Aug. 2, 2020, for the first time in a commercially built and operated...

Successful launch sends Perseverance on 7-month journey to Mars

Not obstacles, not complexity — not even a worldwide pandemic — could keep NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover from blasting off on its historic mission to...

AFRL’s Navigation Technology Satellite-3 passes critical review

The Navigation Technology Satellite-3 spacecraft passed Critical Design Review June 25, 2020, a major milestone, allowing L3Harris, the prime contractor for the spacecraft, to...

Space Force makes history with all-female 2 SOPS crew

The U.S. Air Force has been providing precise position, navigation and timing for more than 25 years, however a first-of-its-kind crew assumed command and...
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Virgin Galactic reveals SpaceshipTwo cabin interior

During a July 28, 2020, virtual event, Virgin Galactic revealed the cabin interior for its first SpaceshipTwo vehicle. Aspiring astronauts and space enthusiasts around the...

NASA announces astronauts to fly on SpaceX Crew-2 Mission to ISS

NASA and its international partners have assigned crew members for Crew-2, which will be the second operational SpaceX Crew Dragon flight to the International Space...