WASHINGTON – The competition is on for two aerospace industry teams vying for the contract to build part of NASA’s next astronaut-launching rocket.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate gave final passage to a stripped-down spending measure Feb. 14 that denies NASA and many other federal agencies a budget increase for 2007.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced Friday that it will not attempt the second launch of its Falcon 1 rocket before mid-February.
WASHINGTON – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced Jan. 16 that it plans to attempt its second launch of the Falcon 1 rocket within the week.
WASHINGTON – NASA has selected a pair of Mars missions for further study for a 2011 flight opportunity.
NASA expects to decide in 2007 whether to buy parabolic aircraft services from an established commercial provider or continue to use its own dedicated aircraft—perhaps operated by a private firm.
Northrop Grumman Space Technology is investing in what it says is a cheaper way to image Earth-size planets orbiting neighboring stars.
If NASA’s 2009 Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) reaches the red planet’s surface in one piece, the agency will owe a debt of gratitude to the Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane heavy-lift helicopter.