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How Northrop Grumman engineers helped Apollo 13 astronauts safely return home

Deepest thanks: The Apollo 13 crew wants to express to the entire Grumman engineering and manufacturing team our deepest thanks for building a most...

50 years ago: Apollo 13 crew returns safely to Earth

The crew of Apollo 13, Commander James A. Lovell, Command Module Pilot John L. “Jack” Swigert and Lunar Module Pilot Fred W. Haise, still...

NASA, SpaceX to launch first astronauts to ISS from U.S. since...

A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin as American astronauts once again launch on an American rocket from American soil to...

Undergraduate Space Training evolves to tackle space threats

The training of new military space operators is evolving to meet the challenges in the space domain. A revamped initial skills training course now gives...

2nd SOPS disposes 26.5 year old satellite

The 2nd Space Operations Squadron initiated the disposal of the last operational GPS IIA satellite, satellite vehicle number 34, April 13 to 20, at...

RocketShip delivers Delta IV Heavy boosters at VAFB

A United Launch Alliance barge, carrying Delta IV Heavy booster cores, second stage and payload faring, docked and delivered the rocket body parts April...

SMC awards $35 million space test program launch service contract

The U.S. Space Force’s Rocket Systems Launch Program Office at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., part of the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch...

Swinging for the Space Fence

The 20th Space Control Squadron, Detachment 4 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., manages a fence. But not just any fence. A Space Fence. I know what...

NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy, crewmates arrive safely at ISS

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts arrived April 9 for their mission aboard the International Space Station, temporarily restoring the orbiting laboratory’s...

NASA commemorates 50th anniversary of Apollo 13, ‘a successful failure’

As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission – which has become known as “a successful failure” that saw the safe return...