Commercial Crew Development

March 1, 2017

RED DRAGON DELAYED 2 YEARS TO 2020

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – With so many exciting projects competing for the finite time of SpaceX’s super talented engineers, something important had to give. And […]
August 19, 2016

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

On Friday, two astronauts will step outside of the International Space Station to go on a little walk in space to install what NASA has called […]
February 18, 2016

Boeing's Starliner Capsule For Astronauts Completes Water Test

Boeing and SpaceX are racing to become the first private companies to carry astronauts into space, as early as next year. And although SpaceX is generally […]
February 12, 2016

SpaceX's Dragon: First Private Spacecraft to Reach Space Station

The Dragon spacecraft, operated by California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), carries cargo to the International Space Station under commercial agreements the company has with NASA. It […]
January 30, 2016

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. Instead, there have been hints, threads, Elon Musk tweets, […]
January 15, 2016

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 days—not a miracle of engineering. This is […]
January 5, 2016

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 the most fundamental questions about both the […]
December 19, 2015

NASA orders its second commercial crew flight from Boeing

NASA just ordered its second commercial crew flight from Boeing — one of the two private companies that is building vehicles to transport astronauts to the International […]
January 31, 2015

NASA's Next Space Race: SpaceX vs. Boeing

Two American spaceflight companies are quietly competing in a space race for the new era. SpaceX and Boeing are vying to become the first private firms […]