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SpaceShipTwo goes solo in New Mexico airspace

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Virgin Galactic has announced the successful completion of its first SpaceShipTwo test flight from Spaceport America. This glide flight marks...
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NASA Perseverance Mars rover scientists train in Nevada desert

Billions of years ago, the Martian surface could have supported microbial life as we know it. But did such life ever actually exist there?...
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Air Force, Space Force leaders discuss the future of Space Force

Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett and Space Force Gen. John W. Raymond, chief of space operations and commander of U.S. Space Command, discussed...

NASA commits to future Artemis missions with more SLS rocket engines

NASA has awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne of Sacramento, Calif., to manufacture 18 additional Space Launch System RS-25 rocket engines to support Artemis...

Progress cargo ship docked to station

Traveling about 260 miles over Northwestern China, south of the Mongolian border, the unpiloted Russian Progress 75 cargo ship docked at 1:12 a.m., EDT,...
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NASA names companies to develop human landers for Artemis Moon missions

NASA has selected three U.S. companies to design and develop human landing systems for the agency’s Artemis program, one of which will land the first woman and next man on the surface...

GPS celebrates 25th year of operation

The Global Positioning System, better known as GPS, marked its 25th year of operation April 27, 2020. On this date in 1995, the system reached...

Air Force releases RAND space launch market report

Last summer, the Department of the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center Launch Enterprise requested a RAND Corp. study of the heavy lift...

Want to transfer into the Space Force? Application period opens May...

The U.S. Space Force announced recently the opportunity for U.S. Air Force active duty members to volunteer to officially transfer into the new service...
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Hubble marks 30 years in space

Thirty years ago, on April 24, 1990, Hubble was carried aloft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard the space shuttle Discovery, along...