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Minot tests Minuteman III with launch from Vandenberg AFB

A team of Air Force Global Strike Command airmen from the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and the 625th Strategic...

NASA Global Hawk to begin NOAA El Nino storm mission

NASA photograph by Jim RossNASA’s Global Hawk aircraft deploys a dropsonde during a test flight over the Dryden Aeronautical Test Range in August...

Piloted, electric propulsion-powered experimental aircraft underway

NASA is researching ideas that could lead to developing an electric propulsion-powered aircraft that would be quieter, more efficient and environmentally friendly than today's...

NASA invites public to send artwork to an asteroid

NASA is calling all space enthusiasts to send their artistic endeavors on a journey aboard NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx)...

Major aeronautics initiative in proposed budget

NASA illustrationA proposed $3.7 billion 10-year aeronautics initiative includes development of technology demonstrators. From left, clockwise, are concepts of a hybrid wing airplane,...

Record number of Americans apply to #BeAnAstronaut at NASA

More than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class, almost three times the number of applications received in 2012 for the most...

Millennium Space Systems begins spacecraft integration of Air Force’s WVOV testbed

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Millennium Space Systems started spacecraft integration of the U.S. Air Force's Wide Field of View Testbed. The WFOV spacecraft bus platform will be...

Air Force rolls out fiscal year 2017 space budget

Air Force leaders met with the media to discuss specifics of the service’s fiscal year 2017 space budget at the Pentagon Feb. 11. Winston A....

NROL-45 launched from Vandenberg

A pillar of orange fire rose into star-spangled, velvet-black skies over Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in the predawn hours of Feb. 10, heralding...

NASA Global Hawk studies severe El Nino weather over Pacific

The NASA Global Hawk will conduct several missions to collect detailed data over the Pacific Ocean from complex El Niño weather patterns resulting from...