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Space Command built for today’s strategic environment

The U.S. Space Command that activated last month is quite different from the U.S. Space Command that stood up when Ronald Reagan was president,...

NASA awards Lockheed Martin contract for six Orion spacecraft

NASA and Lockheed Martin have finalized a contract for the production and operations of six Orion spacecraft missions and the ability to order up...

NASA testing drill to search for Martian life — on its...

NASA has barely scratched the surface of Mars – literally. While past rovers have dug inches into the rusty soils of the Red Planet, NASA...
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Orion spacecraft to face simulated rigors of space in last major...

The recently completed Orion spacecraft for Artemis I will head to Ohio for the final stretch of major testing before integration with the Space...

Army research advances autonomous systems

Imagine a small U.S. Special Forces team conducting covert operations in a hostile territory. The mission requires the team be limited in size, but...

New models suggest Titan lakes are explosion craters

Using radar data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, recently published research presents a new scenario to explain why some methane-filled lakes on Saturn's moon Titan...

Northrop Grumman fully assembles NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 28, 2019 – At Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, Calif., NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft Element and Optical...

Northrop Grumman successfully completes test for NASA’s Orion LAS attitude control...

ELKTON, Md. – Aug. 23, 2019 – Northrop Grumman, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, announced Aug. 23 that it successfully completed the second...

30 years ago: Voyager 2’s historic Neptune flyby

Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our...

Spacewalkers complete installation of second commercial docking port

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan concluded their Aug. 21 spacewalk at 2:59 p.m., EDT. During the six-hour and 32-minute spacewalk, the two astronauts...