SpaceNews

March 27, 2019

Mixed reactions to accelerated moon plan

WASHINGTON — Shortly after Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the moon by 2024, four years earlier than previous plans, reactions from […]
February 23, 2019

Jaw-dropping video shows Virgin Galactic pilots blasting into space

The spaceship Unity left Earth Friday morning and then successfully glided back down to California’s Mojave desert.     Virgin Galactic pilots Dave Mackay and Mike […]
January 21, 2019

Stratolaunch abandons launch vehicle program

WASHINGTON — Stratolaunch, the company founded by the late billionaire Paul Allen, said Jan. 18 that it is ending work on a launch vehicle that would […]
October 29, 2018

First Private Chinese Attempt to Launch Satellite Into Orbit Suffers Unspecified Failure

The craft that would have been the first private Chinese rocket to deliver a satellite into orbit around the Earth failed on Saturday, the Guardian reported, with […]
September 28, 2018

China could be facing space station delay, Tiangong-2 to be deorbited

HELSINKI — China’s plan to launch and construct a space station could be hit by a test flight delay of the launcher designed to send the […]
August 22, 2018

Stratolaunch confirms launch vehicle development plans by Jeff Foust — August 21, 2018

WASHINGTON — Stratolaunch announced Aug. 20 that it is developing a family of vehicles, including a reusable spaceplane, that could launch from the giant aircraft it […]
August 6, 2013

Lori Garver Leaving NASA for Air Line Pilots Association

WASHINGTON — NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is stepping down Sept. 6 to take the top staff job at the Washington-based Air Line Pilots Association, SpaceNews […]
June 15, 2013

Draft NASA Authorization Bill Nixes Asteroid Retrieval Mission

WASHINGTON — The House Science, Space and Technology Committee has  begun drafting a NASA authorization bill that would hold the agency to a top line of […]