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Record-breaking NASA astronaut returns to Earth

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Feb. 6, 2020, after logging 328 days in space – the longest spaceflight in history by a...

Northrop Grumman scrubs CRS-13 launch attempt

Northrop Grumman scrubbed the scheduled Feb. 9 Antares launch after off-nominal readings from a ground support sensor. Northrop Grumman and NASA have set the next...

Virgin Orbit moving closer to first launch

Since the beginning of the year, Virgin Orbit has been busy working towards an orbital launch demo with Launcher One. Between flight sims, loading...

(More) Space Force Q&A

Q: What Air Force career fields will be transferred to the Space Force?  A: Department of the Air Force members fall into three broad groups,...

Space Force’s SMC, mission partners successfully deploy Aerospace Rogue CubeSats from...

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center and its mission partners successfully deployed Aerospace’s Rogue Alpha and Rogue Beta CubeSats from the...

What does the creation of Space Force mean for military personnel?

Q: Are Air Force Space Command personnel now in the Space Force? A: The personnel who belonged to Air Force Space Command are now assigned...

Robert Lawrence: First African American astronaut

The Manned Orbiting Laboratory was a joint project of the U.S. Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office to obtain high-resolution photographic imagery of...

Space Operations Squadron decommissions 26-year-old GPS satellite

The 2nd Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., decommissioned Satellite Vehicle Number-36, the second to last Block IIA satellite, Jan. 27,...

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope ends mission of astronomical discovery

After more than 16 years studying the universe in infrared light, revealing new wonders in our solar system, our galaxy, and beyond, NASA's Spitzer...

Space Force Q&A

Q: Will there be Space Force bases?  A: Yes. The Department of the Air Force is reviewing Air Force installations which will be designated...