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NASA establishes new public-private partnerships to advance U.S. commercial space capabilities

NASA is partnering with eight U.S. companies to advance small spacecraft and launch vehicle technologies that are on the verge of maturation and are...

New Boeing satellite will increase connectivity throughout Asia Pacific

Boeing will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The satellite, owned and operated...

NASA selects proposals for first-ever space technology research institutes

NASA photographHigh performance materials and structures are needed for safe and affordable next generation exploration systems such as transit vehicles, habitats, and power...

Satellite communications ball promises more bandwidth, greater portability

Army photograph by Sgt. Jeremy BrattSignal Soldiers of the 369th Sustainment Brigade practice aligning a Ground Antenna Transmit Receive (GATR) Ball at Camp...

Setting world endurance record, Vanilla Aircraft proves to be anything but...

DARPA photographThe Vanilla Aircraft VA001, a small diesel-powered airplane under development through DARPA (left), flew for 56 hours recently over Las Cruces, N.M.,...

Kennedy Space Center’s NASA Day of Remembrance honors fallen astronauts

On Jan. 26, 2017, Kennedy Space Center employees and guests paid their respects to astronauts who have perished in the conquest of space. The annual...

Navy registers trademarks for Carderock’s SeaGlide®

Navy photograph by Daniel DaglisA SeaGlide, or small-scale underwater glider, maneuvers in a tank of water at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division...

SpaceX returns to flight with delivery of 10 satellites to orbit

Photograph courtesy of Iridium CorporationThe Iridium NEXT satellites are encapsulated prior to launch. SpaceX celebrated a successful return to flight of the company's Falcon...

NASA research is key to future of air transportation

NASA photographShin speaks to attendees of the Chairman’s Luncheon for the Transportation Research Board, which represents transportation on land, sea or air. In the...

SMC’s ninth WGS satellite arrives in Florida for launch

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center-sponsored ninth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft arrived today at Titusville-Cocoa Airport, Fla. The shipment of WGS-9...