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NASA remembers its fallen heroes, 30th anniversary of Challenger accident

NASA photograph by Bill IngallsNASA Administrator Charles Bolden and his wife Alexis lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as...

SpaceX launches satellite, but fails booster landing again

Photograph by Peter MerlinA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands poised to carry the Jason-3 satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The...

AFOSR awards grants to 56 recipients through its Young Investigator Research...

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research announced Jan. 14 that it will award approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers...

NASA awards ISS cargo transport contracts

Orbital ATK photographOrbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft NASA has awarded three cargo contracts to ensure the critical science, research and technology demonstrations that are...

Lockheed Martin team delivers second lightning tracker for NOAA weather satellite

Lockheed Martin photographThe second Geostationary Lightning Mapper undergoes final testing in Lockheed Martin’s Denver location, where technicians will integrate it with the GOES-S...

Northrop Grumman to provide LN-200S for Lockheed Martin’s satellite bus

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to supply its LN-200S fiber-optic Inertial Measurement Unit for the LM 300...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature development of MPS-130 CubeSat modular propulsion system

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., has entered a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the development of an MPS-130 CubeSat...

NASA astronauts get advance look at CST-100 trainers

Boeing photographNASA astronauts Eric Boe (left) and Bob Behnken inspect the controls of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Crew Part Task Trainer as part of...

NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichHoneywell supplied a specially instrumented twin-engine King Air to serve as an intruder for NASA’s Ikhana UAS. NASA's Armstrong Flight...

NASA Armstrong aircraft boasts new paint job

NASA photographThe F-15D No. 897 jet used for research support and pilot proficiency, seen in flight above the Mojave Desert. Two NASA Armstrong Flight...