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Curiosity Mars rover’s summer road trip has begun

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has started a road trip that will continue through the summer across roughly a mile of terrain. By trip's end,...

Heat shield milestone complete for first Orion mission with crew

Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida recently finished meticulously applying more than 180 blocks of ablative material to the heat shield for...

Space Force field command structure reduces command layers, focuses on space...

The Department of the Air Force and the U.S. Space Force have finalized the new service’s organizational structure for echelons below the headquarters, reflecting...

NASA plans for More SLS rocket boosters to launch Artemis Moon...

NASA has taken the next steps toward building Space Launch System solid rocket boosters to support as many as six additional flights, for a...

Orion’s ‘twin’ completes structural testing for Artemis I mission

Before NASA astronauts fly the Orion spacecraft on Artemis missions to the Moon and back, engineers needed to thoroughly test its ability to withstand...

Northrop Grumman’s Galaxy 30 satellite begin launch preparations

Northrop Grumman announced June 30 the arrival of the company-built Galaxy 30 (G-30) spacecraft for Intelsat and the Mission Extension Vehicle 2 (MEV-2) at...

SMC, partners successfully launch third GPS III satellite

The U.S. Space Force and its mission partners successfully launched the third Global Positioning Systems (GPS) III satellite at  4:10 p.m., EDT, June 30,...

Third GPS III satellite encapsulated in Falcon 9 payload fairing ahead...

The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Lockheed Martin-built GPS III SV03 satellite was encapsulated within a SpaceX payload fairing at Astrotech on June 21,...

SOFIA women leaders reflect on science, engineering careers

NASA’s airborne telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, has a leadership team that includes five accomplished women making waves in space science...

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...