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Fifty years ago; one “giant leap for mankind”

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the world watched in wonder as the first humans landed on the Moon. Five days earlier, a giant...

NASA to attach, test first expandable habitat on ISS

Bigelow Aerospace imageThis artist’s concept depicts the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module attached to the International Space Station’s Tranquility module. The first human-rated expandable structure...

Northrop Grumman to launch 11th cargo delivery mission to ISS

Northrop Grumman is set to launch the company’s AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station for NASA. Pending completion of...

Powerful communications satellites for U.S., allies shipped for launch

Lockheed Martin photographLockheed Martin built and tested the fourth AEHF satellite in Sunnyvale, Calif., before shipping it for launch. Two other satellites are...

NASA announces independent review board members for Webb Telescope

Northrop Grumman photographThe combined Optical Telescope element / Integrated Science instrument module of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is lifted out of the...

On a production roll

Lockheed Martin assembles third U.S. Air Force GPS III satellite The U.S. Air Force's third GPS III satellite in production flow at Lockheed Martin's advanced...

NASA successfully launches student experiments from Wallops

NASA successfully launched the RockSat-X education payload on a Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket at 7:33:30 a.m., EDT, Aug. 17 from the Wallops Flight...

Sunshield layers fully integrated on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

The five sunshield layers responsible for protecting the optics and instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are now fully installed. Northrop Grumman, which designed...

Three ISS crewmates safely return to Earth

NASA photograph by Bill IngallsExpedition 52 Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson, left, Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos, center, and  Fight Engineer Jack Fischer of...

SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

SpaceX unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket Dec. 20 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., a month before its first launch. Photos posted by SpaceX chief executive...