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  • CASIS Is Still Broken 4 September 2018 | 8:07 pm Recently there has been a lot of talk about halting NASA funding for the International Space station is 2024 with the hope that all of the costs currently paid for by NASA would be picked up by the private sector....
  • United Launch Alliance Launches Parker Solar Probe 12 August 2018 | 1:18 pm A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on Aug. 12 at 3:31 a.m. EDT....
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Boosters Complete Simulated Air-Launch Tests 6 August 2018 | 8:16 pm Aerojet Rocketdyne's advanced tactical booster program recently completed two successful hot-fire tests of a motor that had been conditioned to mimic extreme cold- and hot-soak conditions for air-launch application....
  • Virgin Galactic Flies Into the Mesosphere at Mach 2 26 July 2018 | 2:52 pm Virgin Galactic test pilots broke Mach 2 this morning, as VSS Unity took her third rocket-powered supersonic outing in less than four months....
  • Blue Origin Mission 9 A Total Success 18 July 2018 | 6:46 pm New Shepard flew for the ninth time on July 18, 2018. During this mission, known as Mission 9 (M9), the escape motor was fired shortly after booster separation....
  • Giant Satellite Fuel Tank Sets New Record for 3-D Printed Space Parts 18 July 2018 | 12:33 pm Lockheed Martin has embraced a 3-D printed titanium dome for satellite fuel tanks so big you can't even put your arms around it....
  • CST-100's Dual Engine Centaur 11 July 2018 | 10:57 pm The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Orbital Flight Test dual engine Centaur stage of the Atlas V rocket is in the final stage of production and checkout on May 22, 2018, at ULA's factory in Decatur, Alabama....
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Demonstrates 24-Hour Turnaround of AR-22 Engine for Experimental Spaceplane Con 10 July 2018 | 12:45 pm Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully fired its AR-22 booster rocket engine an unprecedented 10 times in 240 hours at NASA Stennis Space Center, demonstrating the feasibility of rapidly recycling the engine to enable a reusable launch vehicle capable of high-tempo, aircraft-like flight...
  • Practicing Starliner Recovery 9 July 2018 | 11:36 pm Boeing, NASA and U.S. Army teams rehearse safely bringing the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft home to Earth on Wed., June 6, 2018, at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico....
  • Astronauts Test Out Boeing CST-100 Trainer 9 July 2018 | 1:42 pm NASA CCP astronauts Bob Behnken, Eric Boe and Doug Hurley conduct a full-suited exercise in Boeing's CST-100 Starliner mockup trainer at the Johnson Space Center in Houston in early May....
  • Orion Jettison Motor Ready for Crew Escape System Test 9 July 2018 | 1:40 pm Aerojet Rocketdyne recently passed a key milestone in preparation for the Ascent Abort Test (AA-2) next year with the successful casting of the Jettison Motor for the Lockheed Martin-built Orion spacecraft's Launch Abort System (LAS)....
  • Trying Out The SpaceX Spacesuit 5 July 2018 | 1:53 pm NASA Astronaut Suni Williams, fully suited in SpaceX's spacesuit...
  • SpaceX Launches CRS-15 to the International Space Station 29 June 2018 | 9:13 am Experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and artificial intelligence are among the research heading to the International Space Station following Friday's launch of a NASA-contracted SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 5:42 a.m. EDT....
  • Testing of Re-Generatively Cooled RL10 Thrust Chamber Assembly Validates 3-D Printing Techniques 13 June 2018 | 12:57 pm Aerojet Rocketdyne recently achieved a significant milestone by successfully completing a series of hot-fire tests of an advanced, next-generation RL10 engine thrust chamber design that was built almost entirely using additive manufacturing; commonly known as 3-D printing....
  • Spaceflight to Launch Smallsats for Canon Electronics, BlackSky, and Others 11 June 2018 | 2:56 pm On Three Upcoming Rocket Lab Missions Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, announced today it has partnered with Rocket Lab for three upcoming launches....