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NASA expects commercial crew providers to achieve safety requirements

WASHINGTON — As the two companies developing commercial crew vehicles prepare for

Astronomers discover an asteroid is actually two — and that it’s also a comet

Finding makes it a first for a binary asteroid to be…

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy: LIFE

Hello again. Last time out, we took a brief look at one avenue where scientists at

Op-ed | Mars footprints or planetary defense?

The U.S. Senate should soon be tasked with confirming…

SpaceX prepares for its first big NRO launch

WASHINGTON –  Preparations are underway for SpaceX’s first big launch for the

How To Build A Space Suit That’s Actually (Sort Of) Comfortable

After decades of heavy and cumbersome suits, astronauts are getting an upgrade. No one ever donned a space suit because…

NASA Highlights Science Launching on Next SpaceX Cargo Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 8,…

NASA twins study shows space travel changes body at genetic level

A NASA study of twin brothers has offered new insights into the stress of space…

Watch live as 2 astronauts install a ‘parking spot’ on the Space Station

On Friday, two astronauts will step outside of the

NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station

NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S….

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Station Docking Port

SpaceX finally made good on its delivery of a space station docking port Wednesday morning. A

SpaceX sends cargo to the International Space Station

Early Monday morning, SpaceX achieved a successful launch and landing of its

Why NASA’s video feed cut away from that ‘UFO’

Suspicions are spreading on YouTube and elsewhere that the space agency saw something odd in orbit that it might…

Thales Alenia Space Stratobus eyes contract in 2017, Ku/Ka-band frequency OK in 2019

TOULOUSE, France – Satellite builder

Atlas 5 returns to flight with launch of Navy’s MUOS-5

WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5…

SpaceX says reusable stage could cut prices 30 percent, plans November Falcon Heavy debut

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – SpaceX…

We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

And it wouldn’t actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX “You…

NASA Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid Falls Behind Schedule

As part of NASA’s “Journey to…

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA’s long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today…

Reusable spaceplane tops DARPA’s budget request, again

WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects…

Elon Musk Ready To Announce Mars Plans This Fall

SpaceX’s Mars ambitions have been no secret, but the company has never laid out a formalized plan….

Inside NASA’s Plan To Radically Redesign How We Fly

It’s probably been a long time since flying amazed you. Air travel tends to feel like an inconvenience these…

NASA says yes to Dream Chaser

During a televised briefing on Thursday (January 14, 2016), NASA announced its new…

NASA has begun working on its next great space observatory

Thanks to an infusion of Congressional funding, NASA has accelerated development of a telescope that could answer some of…

NASA orders its second commercial crew flight from Boeing

NASA just ordered its second commercial crew flight from

NASA Postpones Second Round of Space Station Supply Contract Awards, Drops Boeing

Yesterday NASA announced they will be postponing the selection of two commercial cargo providers…

Concept for NASA’s monster rocket passes critical test

The design for NASA’s future monster rocket —…

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Sets US Record for Most Time in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has just…

First Manned Flight of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Could Slip to 2023

The first manned flight of NASA’s Orion deep space capsule – currently under development – could slip two years from 2021…

MEET STARLINER, BOEING’S SPACE TAXI

Boeing has unveiled details of its new commercial space taxi, a small vehicle called…

NASA wants suggestions for where to land humans on Mars

In an open invitation to the entire scientific and human spaceflight communities,

SpaceX cleared for US military launches

The US Air Force has certified the private company

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule perform its launch abort test

If you were still hitting snooze when SpaceX launched its

Weeks from another launch, SpaceX keeping pace with manifest

The next launch in SpaceX’s busy manifest this year is scheduled for March 21, when a Falcon 9 rocket…

Astronauts leave international station for 3rd spacewalk

Two NASA astronauts have ventured out of…

The Astronaut diet: It’s food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, the

NASA’s Next Space Race: SpaceX vs. Boeing

Two American spaceflight companies are quietly competing in a space race for…

Falcon Heavy flight animation reveals SpaceX’s future vision

Elon Musk‘s SpaceX has just released a new flight animation video that reveals its vision of how it wants…

A Supersecret Spacecraft Comes Back to Earth After Two Years

The U.S. Air Force has kept an unmanned space shuttle…

NASA Orders Restart to Commercial Space Taxi Work

Declaring that the future survival of the International Space Station (ISS) was “jeopardized,” NASA issued a statement late Thursday, Oct….

NASA Halts Billion Dollar Space Taxi Project Due to Sierra Nevada Protest

After rewarding multi-billion dollar contracts last month to SpaceX and

Why Boeing Beat SpaceX in NASA’s Space-Taxi Contest

Boeing Co. BA -2.13% received consistently higher rankings than Space Exploration…

Sierra Nevada Challenges NASA Awards of Space Taxi Projects to Boeing, SpaceX

Sierra Nevada Corp. said it filed a formal protest over NASA’s choice…

Boeing and SpaceX Win Major NASA Space Taxi Contract

NASA awarded Tuesday aeronautical firms Boeing and

Plan to move NASA jumbo jet through streets of Clear Lake is finalized

Space Center Houston has released a map of the route that…

Humanity’s Future Depends On Mission To Mars

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Secret military space plane moving to KSC

A secretive military space plane will base its operations at

NASA delays astronaut flights with SpaceX and other companies, extends Russia contract

NASA planners slip first ISS commercial crew mission to late 2017

The first NASA crew to ride to the International Space Station on a…

Russian Rocket Crashes In The Pacific, Carrying U.S. Satellite

A Russian rocket carrying a U.S. satellite crashed into the Pacific this morning. No one was hurt, thankfully, but…

U.S. spaceship ventures plan to send test pilots into orbit as early as 2015

Americans could be flying into orbit on U.S.-built spaceships again as early as 2015 — but the first fliers won’t…

Lockheed, SpaceX Trade Jabs in War of Words

SpaceX is playing with the big boys of the aerospace industry these days and…

Private spaceship builders split $30M in NASA funds

The private Dragon capsule built by SpaceX…

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