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Space & Technology

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo completes second flight from Spaceport America

Successful Glide Flight Puts Virgin Galactic on the Path for Space Flight from New Mexico   Virgin Galactic Holdings announced June 25 the successful completion...

NASA prepares to complete Artemis SLS rocket structural testing

NASA’s Space Launch System Program is concluding its structural qualification test series with one upcoming final test that will push the design for the...

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...

GPS III SV-08 core mate complete, space vehicle named for NASA...

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Global Positioning System III program reached a major milestone with the successful core mate of...

Armstrong test pilots, astronaut for Launch America share common bond

In 1998 when NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s research pilots Troy Asher, Jim Less and Tim Williams attended the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot...

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...