Russia's New Heavy-Lift Rocket Aces First Test Flight
The ATK company will develop a new solar array technology called MegaFlex to be used on future spacecraft.
The former NRO senior manager was 65.
NASA's newly acquired space telescopes were built for a spy program that went belly-up in 2005.
Congress should fully fund NASA's Commercial Crew Program, Lori Garver said.
Retired Athena rockets may be resurrected by Lockheed and ATK to launch new small satellites into orbit.
NASA and ATK plan to try again to test fire the first stage of the new Ares I rocket on Sept. 10.
Congress canceled funding for a U.S. spysat program to use commercial satellites.
A crane accident damaged a Malaysian communications satellite at its Baikonur launch site.
President George W. Bush approved a plan to shoot down a crippled spy satellite.