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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...

Countdown to launch

Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 imaging satellite encapsulated for Sept. 16 launch The WorldView-4 satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for DigitalGlobe, Inc., has been encapsulated in its protective launch...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature development of MPS-130 CubeSat modular propulsion system

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., has entered a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the development of an MPS-130 CubeSat...

45 years ago: Launch of Skylab, America’s first space station

Skylab was America’s first space station and first crewed research laboratory in space. Early visions of orbiting space stations predated the Space Age and the...

NASA Television to air launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, crewmate

NASA photographIn the Integration Building at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 51 crewmembers Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and...

NASA progresses toward SpaceX resupply mission to space station

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eighth Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station April 8. NASA Television coverage of the launch...

Testing, training on Boeing Starliner

NASA astronaut Mike Fincke, a veteran of two stays aboard the International Space Station and Space Shuttle mission STS-134, works through a check list inside a...

Cassini begins series of flybys with close-up of Saturn moon Enceladus

NASA/JPL-Caltech photographEarlier in Cassini's mission at Saturn, northern terrains on the ocean-bearing icy moon Enceladus were in the shadow of winter. NASA's Cassini spacecraft...

New method gives AFRL first look at super cold carbon molecules

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Ashley ClingermanDr. Willliam Lewis, AFRL Senior Research Chemist with the Turbine Engine Division, Aerospace Systems Directorate, configures...

Another batch of Iridium satellites launched

Shortly after sunrise on March 30, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying 10 more satellites for...