Stratolaunch has contracted Orbital Sciences Corp. to build the world's largest air-launched space rocket.
NASA chief Charles Bolden says that the sequester will have no impact to the agency's private space taxi plan.
Former NASA contractor Bo Jiang was arrested while trying to take a flight to his native China on Monday (March 18).
The private Dragon spacecraft was recovered and brought back to port after its first official cargo delivery mission.
ATK's Liberty Transportation System was not awarded NASA funding for the agency's private space taxi program.