NASA, industry leaders discuss new booster development for space launch system
(PhysOrg.com) -- On Dec. 15, more than 120 aerospace industry leaders from more than 70 companies attended the Space Launch System's Advanced Booster Industry Day held at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, ...
No landing date yet for Air Force's mystery craft
A secretive unmanned space plane is staying in orbit a little longer.
China launches two satellites: state media
China placed two satellites in orbit on Sunday, including a spacecraft that will collect and relay data for disaster relief efforts, state press reported.
Will Red Planet rover send groundbreaking data over?
One of the most sophisticated space vehicles ever made inches along the rocky landscape, aluminum wheels grinding like a spoon in a garbage disposal.
NASA, NRO, USAF establish strategy for certifying new expendable launch vehicles
NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the U.S. Air Force signed an agreement this week to establish clear criteria for certification of commercial providers of launch vehicles used for national security space ...
Indian-French satellite put into orbit
An Indian-French satellite that will study monsoon patterns and global warming was launched on Wednesday from a space centre in southern India.
Commercial space deliveries 'within months': NASA
The US space agency NASA said Monday it expects commercial operators will deliver cargo to space within months, stressing that private missions were crucial to its future human activities.
MAVEN mission primary structure complete
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission has reached a new milestone. Lockheed Martin has completed building the primary structure of the MAVEN spacecraft at its Space Systems Company ...
Neil Armstrong says US space program 'embarrassing'
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, told lawmakers Thursday that the end of the space shuttle era has left the American human spaceflight program in an "embarrassing" state.
China to launch space station's first module
China said Tuesday it will launch its Tiangong-1 space module later this month, marking its first step towards building a Chinese space station.
Russia's Soyuz: historic symbol of space reliability
Russia's Soyuz rocket, which failed to put a Russian supply ship into orbit, is descended from launch vehicles of the early days of the space race but until now has been a byword for reliability.
Two of NASA's space shuttles meet nose-to-nose
(AP) -- NASA's retired space shuttles are trading places.
US astronauts somber as shuttle era comes to an end
The Atlantis roars back to Earth this week ending America's vaunted space shuttle program and frustrating a generation of astronauts who see their chance to soar into the cosmos sharply limited.
Private space race heats up as shuttle retires
Private companies, aided by NASA's cash and expertise in human space flight, are rushing to be the first to build a space capsule to replace the retiring US shuttle in the next few years.