$16.6 Billion NASA Budget Clears House Panel
A House Science space subcommittee bill would direct NASA astronauts back to the moon.
Stratolaunch has contracted Orbital Sciences Corp. to build the world's largest air-launched space rocket.
The aerospace giant hopes to tap a multibillion market in the years ahead.
NASA chief Charles Bolden says that the sequester will have no impact to the agency's private space taxi plan.
NASA's planetary science projects may lose some or all of hard-won $200 million budget increase.
Former NASA contractor Bo Jiang was arrested while trying to take a flight to his native China on Monday (March 18).
NASA is facing a looming $900 million budget hit if Congress fails to act by March 1.
The space agency has signed a contract with Bigelow Aerospace for an inflatable habitat.
The private Dragon spacecraft was recovered and brought back to port after its first official cargo delivery mission.
The rollout has been rescheduled for Saturday (Sept. 29).
ATK's Liberty Transportation System was not awarded NASA funding for the agency's private space taxi program.
The next SpaceX launch to the space station blasts off in October.
Dawn will leave Vesta and begin the journey to the huge asteroid Ceres.
The new flagship astronomy mission could be one giant spacecraft or a fleet of smaller probes.
Private spaceflight leaders will begin safety discussions with FAA officials in August.
NASA has canceled the black hole-studying GEMS X-ray observatory.
The White House wants NASA's commercial crew program funded at a higher level.
SpaceX may one day launch rockets from its own Texas spaceport.
The Hubble Space Telescope, Kepler planet-hunting observatory and more made the final list.
NASA executed a demonstration of its Robotic Refueling Mission at the space station.
The agency must help its contractor USA pay space shuttle workers' pensions.
Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria will become president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation.
NASA is starting the planning process for its scaled-back robotic Mars exploration program.