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Pluto ‘paints’ its largest moon red

NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI photographNASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution, enhanced color view of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, just before closest approach on July 14,...

Mars rover views spectacular layered rock formations

The layered geologic past of Mars is revealed in stunning detail in new color images returned by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, which is currently...

Countdown to launch

Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 imaging satellite encapsulated for Sept. 16 launch The WorldView-4 satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for DigitalGlobe, Inc., has been encapsulated in its protective launch...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx speeds toward asteroid rendezvous

https://youtu.be/ULfQdFY9PQM NASA's first asteroid sampling mission launched into space at 7:05 p.m., EDT, Sept. 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., beginning a journey...

NASA’s record-breaking astronaut, crewmates safely return to Earth

NASA photographAfter safely returning Sept. 6, 2016, from his latest mission to the International Space Station, veteran NASA astronaut Jeff Williams now has...

NASA awards launch services contract for Mars 2020 Rover mission

NASA imageThe design of NASA's Mars 2020 rover leverages many successful features of the agency's Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars in 2012,...

Veteran astronaut Terry Virts retires from NASA

NASA photographTerry Virts unwraps a Christmas gift on board the International Space Station, December 2014. With more than 3,600 orbits of the Earth...

SpaceX Dragon splashes down with crucial NASA research samples

NASA TelevisionThis image, captured from NASA Television's live coverage, shows SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft departing the International Space Station at 6:10 a.m., EDT, Aug....

Lockheed Martin delivers NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite to launch site

Air Force photographLockheed Martin delivered NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite to its Florida launch site on Aug. 22, 2016. The spacecraft was shipped aboard...

USAF, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman celebrate 100 years of protected satellite...

When it comes to transmitting sensitive information in highly contested areas, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency system and Milstar satellites are proving their value,...