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Launch is approaching for NASA’s next Mars rover, Perseverance

The Red Planet's surface has been visited by eight NASA spacecraft. The ninth will be the first that includes gathering Mars samples for future...

Northrop Grumman rocket boosters arrive at Kennedy

Northrop Grumman announced June 15, 2020, that the segments for the two rocket boosters that will be used to help launch NASA’s first Space...
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NASA selects Astrobotic to fly water-hunting VIPER rover to Moon

NASA has awarded Astrobotic of Pittsburgh $199.5 million to deliver NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the Moon’s South Pole in late...

Future Space, Air Force officers participate in experimentation training

ROTC cadets from Virginia Tech and the University of Colorado-Boulder virtually participated in a space operations training exercise earlier this year with the Joint...

8,500 Airmen volunteer to go to Space

During the month of May, more than 8,500 active duty Airmen within 13 eligible officer and enlisted career fields volunteered to build the ranks...

Tower extension test a success for NASA’s Webb Telescope

To test the James Webb Space Telescope’s readiness for its journey in space, technicians successfully commanded it to deploy and extend a critical part...

Northrop Grumman to provide first crew module for Artemis Program Gateway

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by NASA to execute the preliminary design and development of the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO). It is...

A bright future for commercial human spaceflight

This past weekend American astronauts flew to the International Space Station aboard an American spacecraft for the first time since the Space Shuttle flew...

SPACECOM, Space Force officials discuss planetary defense, astronaut launch

It's possible one day an asteroid may threaten the Earth and the threat would need to be mitigated -- possibly by the U.S. military....

AFRL centrifuge part of NASA’s history-making launch

When NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken ascended into space on the afternoon of May 30, they were two of 10 astronauts to...