Blue Origin has performed the first hotfire test of the engine it plans to use on its Blue Moon lunar lander.
NASA plans to adjust operations of an airborne astronomical observatory in order to increase its scientific productivity.
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station.
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program.
As astrophysicists prepare to begin their next decadal survey, other scientists and members of Congress endorsed the overall process even as they suggested some changes.
As NASA starts development of lunar landers for Artemis, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel advised.
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.