United States Air Force

April 10, 2018

Clandestine X-37B Space Plane Surpases 200 Days in Orbit

The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert. The […]
April 1, 2018

Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Expected to Crash in the Next 24 Hours

It’s almost crash time for China’s falling space station Tiangong-1. As school bus-sized space station began what should be its last day in orbit today (April 1), […]
February 9, 2018

Meet the BFR, SpaceX’s next big rocket

Spacecraft could put Mars within reach, according to CEO Elon Musk The Falcon Heavy may be a remarkable rocket, particularly after its successful maiden launch on […]
November 16, 2017

SpaceX Is Launching the Secret Zuma Mission Tonight: Watch It Live!

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch what just might be the company’s most mysterious payload yet tonight (Nov. 16) — the secret Zuma mission for the […]
May 23, 2017

Space Aggressors’ Train US Forces for Extraterrestrial Conflict

Elite military units are specializing in mock space warfare, as Russia and China develop anti-satellite weaponry. In a large, tin-roofed warehouse near Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, members […]
May 9, 2017

The Air Force wants you to know about its secret robotic spacecraft, the X-37B

AS FOR WHAT IT DOES? THAT’S STILL UNSPECIFIED. The Air Force has a secret space robot called the X-37B. We know this because the Air Force […]
September 27, 2016

Going to Mars Could Mess Up the Hunt for Alien Life

Elon Musk wants to send humans to the red planet. But even our robotic presence there risks contaminating Mars with invasive microbes. Twenty years ago, America […]
August 19, 2016

Delta 4 lifts off carrying two Air Force space surveillance satellites

WASHINGTON —A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying twin space surveillance satellites for the U.S. Air Force lifted off early this morning from Cape Canaveral […]
March 11, 2016

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

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell on March 9 said the company expected to conduct 16 more launches this year, including an inaugural Falcon […]