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Space & Technology

NASA teams load Artemis I rocket hardware on barge for trip...

Teams at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., moved the Artemis I launch vehicle stage adapter for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket onto the agency’s...

Space Force, UK demonstrate protected tactical waveform over SKYNET

On July 13, 2020, the United States Space Force and the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence successfully conducted a demonstration of the U.S. Protected...

Boeing to support ISS operations through 2024

Boeing, NASA’s lead industry partner for the International Space Station since 1993, will continue supporting the celebrated orbiting laboratory through September of 2024 under...

Space Force selects 2.4K space operators for transfer beginning Sept. 1

Following the May application window for active-duty Airmen in specified career fields to volunteer to transfer to the U.S. Space Force, the service has...

Minotaur IV rocket successfully launches Space Force, NRO payload

The U.S. Space Force successfully launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office aboard a Minotaur IV rocket at 9:46 a.m., EDT, July...

Webb space telescope completes comprehensive systems test

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has been assembled into its final form, testing teams seized the unique opportunity to perform a critical...

NASA’s Deep Space Station in Australia getting upgrade

Used for communicating with distant spacecraft, a massive radio antenna is being retrofitted to prepare it for a busy future of solar system exploration. The...

Discoverer 14 changed the face of reconnaissance

Almost 50 years ago, the Discoverer 14 satellite, equipped with a Thor and Agena booster, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., and became...

Northrop Grumman to provide extended life capability for Perseverance Mars rover...

This summer, Northrop Grumman is playing an important role in a historic phase of Mars exploration. Northrop Grumman’s LN-200S inertial measurement unit will provide...

NASA’s Perseverance rover attached to Atlas V rocket

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has been attached to the top of the rocket that will send it toward the Red Planet this summer. Encased in...