Rocket Lab's first launch of the year has been pushed back to the second half of March because of the delayed arrival of its payload, an experimental military satellite.
Exos Aerospace flew its SARGE reusable sounding rocket for the second time March 2, but winds kept the rocket from achieving its planned altitude.
The director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center said March 5 that the agency is "reassessing" the 2020 launch date for the first flight of its Space Launch System.
NASA has removed an instrument previously selected for the Europa Clipper mission, citing cost growth, but will seek ways to replace it with a less complex design.
A persistent problem with a Pegasus rocket will keep a long-delayed NASA space science mission on the ground until at least this spring.
A five-week partial government shutdown could delay the launch of the first element of NASA's orbiting lunar outpost by as much as three months.
NASA has selected a space weather experiment to fly to the International Space Station as the agency's heliophysics program seeks to strike a balance between large and small missions.
A bill introduced by a bipartisan pair of senators Feb. 27 would authorize an extension of the International Space Station to 2030 and also make permanent human settlement of space a national goal.
Despite a new emphasis on a streamlined, "lean' sample return architecture, it's unlikely that suite of missions will be able to return Martian samples to the Earth before the end of the 2020s.
As NASA selects payloads it plans to fly on commercial lunar landers, companies developing those spacecraft are skeptical any landers will be ready to fly this year, as the agency desires.
Firefly Aerospace announced agreements with state and federal agencies Feb. 22 to build a new factory for producing and launching its rockets from Florida's Space Coast.
An appropriation bill signed into law Feb. 15 gives NASA $21.5 billion for fiscal year 2019, $1.6 billion above the administration's original request.
SpaceX has filed a protest over the award of a launch contract to United Launch Alliance for a NASA planetary science mission, claiming it could carry out the mission for significantly less money.
The company that was to finance Mars One has been liquidated, dealing a severe setback to the venture’s quixotic goals of one-way human missions to Mars.
The White House has nominated a longtime NASA center director and former acting administrator to be the next director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
The partial government shutdown caused the Federal Aviation Administration to miss a Feb. 1 deadline for releasing a draft of revised launch licensing regulations.
As the National Science Foundation (NSF) recovers from a five-week partial government shutdown, the agency is already starting preparations for another potential shutdown.
United Launch Alliance won a NASA contract Jan. 31 to launch a planetary science mission in what the agency said was a competitive procurement.
The Israeli company that built a privately funded lunar lander scheduled for launch next month is partnering with a German firm to offer similar landers for future European Space Agency missions.
As Blue Origin breaks ground on a new factory for producing rocket engines, the company says development of its BE-4 engine will be completed later this year.