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United Launch Alliance successfully launches GPS IIF-11 satellite for U.S. Air...

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-11 satellite for the U.S. Air Force lifted off from Space...

Air Force set to launch next-to-last GPS IIF satellite

ULA photographA close-up image of a Global Positioning System IIF-series satellite as it sits atop its payload adapter awaiting final encapsulation within a...

NASA seeks student experiments for edge-of-space balloon flight

NASA photographGraduate and undergraduate university students are invited to compete for the opportunity to fly experiments to the edge of space aboard a...

Lockheed Martin moves into full-scale assembly, test of NASA’s Orion spacecraft

Lockheed Martin and NASA have completed the majority of Orion's Critical Design Review which means the spacecraft's design is mature enough to move into full-scale...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft begins environmental testing

NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission is undergoing environmental testing at Lockheed Martin Space Systems facilities, near Denver, Colo. OSIRIS-REx will...

NASA completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System

For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review. The agency’s...

NASA calls for American industry ideas on ARM spacecraft development

NASA imageArtists concept of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission capturing an asteroid boulder before redirecting it to a astronaut-accessible orbit around Earth's moon. NASA,...

Asteroid sample mission spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, completed at Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin photographThe high gain antenna and solar arrays were installed on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft prior to it moving to environmental testing.Lockheed Martin...

Daily views of Earth available on new NASA website

NASA launched a new website Monday so the world can see images of the full, sunlit side of the Earth every day. The images are...

NASA ER-2 is legacy of six decades of achievement

CIA photographGround crewmen prepare a CIA U-2 for a training flight at Watertown Strip, Nevada. Note NACA markings on the wing and tail. Sixty...