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First man on Moon was a combat naval aviator

After he stepped off Apollo 11's lunar module onto the moon’s surface, he uttered those famous words: "One small step for man, one giant...

Air Force service prepared Buzz Aldrin for Apollo 11 moon landing

He stepped off the lunar module onto the lunar surface after mission commander Neil Armstrong. They spent 21 hours on the moon's surface and...

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world’s spacefaring nations with its second...

NASA SLS rocket testing ensures astronaut safety, mission success

As the world reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, NASA is looking forward to its next giant leaps. One way NASA ensures...

Launch fairings up: Second Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite ready for...

The GPS satellite constellation is about to get its next heathy dose of new technology and more advanced capabilities. The second next-generation, Lockheed Martin-built GPS...
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Successful Orion test brings NASA closer to Moon, Mars missions

NASA successfully demonstrated July 2 the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency...

Ensuring Astronaut Safety: Lockheed Martin, NASA successfully demonstrate Orion Launch Abort...

The critical launch abort system for NASA's Orion spacecraft was put to its hardest test today, and it demonstrated its capability to pull the...

Northrop Grumman rockets support successful abort test of NASA’s Orion Crew...

Northrop Grumman provided major support for the booster and two additional motors for the July 2 successful test of the NASA Orion crew spacecraft’s...

Last test article for NASA’s SLS rocket departs Michoud

The last of four structural test articles for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) was loaded onto NASA’s Pegasus barge Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at...

AFRL puts new technologies into space aboard world’s most powerful launch...

The Air Force Research Laboratory successfully put new technologies into space early in the morning June 25 as part of the Department of Defense...