Small launch vehicle developer Relativity announced June 11 it will establish a production facility for its Terran 1 rocket at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
A day after President Trump appeared to cast doubt on NASA's plans to send humans to the moon, a White House official said the moon remained a goal of the agency's programs as a step towards Mars.
NASA is suffering growing problems with cost and schedule on its major programs, driven by continued issues with two of its highest profile efforts.
While NASA's administrator says the Artemis lunar program won't come at the expense of other projects, others warn that internal cuts will likely be needed to afford a human lunar return by 2024.
Despite complaints from astronomers, legal experts say there is little they can do under existing federal law and regulations to halt the deployment of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites.
Studies of commercialization of low Earth orbit have left NASA with little consensus on the potential demand for commercial use of the International Space Station or follow-on facilities.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said the request to raise the agency's 2020 budget for the Artemis lunar program was not dead despite a lack of action on it by House appropriators.
NASA believes it is still possible to perform the first launch of the Space Launch System before the end of 2020.
Federal prosecutors have charged a man with falsifying inspection records for hardware his company produced for SpaceX, highlighting an issue about the overall aerospace industry supply chain.
The United States and Japan have agreed to further cooperation in space which could include flying Japanese astronauts to the moon.
With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion technology is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions.
Boeing has completed ground testing of the thrusters for its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle, nearly a year after a setback in earlier testing of those thrusters.
A former space industry executive who joined NASA to guide its revamped lunar exploration strategy has left the agency after just a month and a half.
An incident involving a test of parachutes for one commercial crew vehicle has heightened awareness of the challenges involved in developing those systems.
Satellite electric propulsion startup Apollo Fusion is expanding its product line through an agreement with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, giving it access to advanced Hall thruster technology.
A test of parachutes for SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft did not go as planned last month, NASA and SpaceX confirmed May 8.
Vice President Mike Pence used a speech at a major space industry conference Monday (May 6) to restate the Trump administration's space policy efforts.
Scientists used an appearance by the NASA administrator to press him to fund additional missions that support the agency's work in discovering and characterizing near Earth objects.
While the administration continues to work on a revised budget request for carrying out the new goal of landing humans on the moon in 2024, the technical plan for doing so is starting to take shape.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told Senate appropriators that while the administration is not yet ready to release a revised budget that accommodates an accelerated human lunar landing program.
NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated lander concepts.
NASA will establish an independent committee to review its planetary protection policies to reflect new developments in human space exploration and commercial spaceflight.
As NASA works to develop a plan for an accelerated human return to the moon, a top White House official emphasized the need for long-term sustainability.
Members of an independent safety panel said it will take time to determine what happened during a SpaceX Crew Dragon testing incident several days ago.