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Space Force begins transition into field organizational structure

During a virtual pre-recorded ceremony today, the U.S. Space Force executed numerous organization changes in its first realignment actions to transition from the previous...
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NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover passes flight readiness review

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission cleared its Flight Readiness Review July 22, 2020, an important milestone on its way to the launch pad. The...

Northrop Grumman delivers three GEM 63 rocket motors for ULA’s Atlas...

Northrop Grumman has delivered three of its 63-inch-diameter Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEM 63) for United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket. The three motors were shipped...

Countdown To Mars Social

Launching to Mars is hard — and in these times, even harder — but NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover team has met the challenge. This...
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NASA announces new Webb Telescope target launch date

NASA now is targeting Oct. 31, 2021, for the launch of the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope from French Guiana, due to impacts from...

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...

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...