Did NASA Deliver The ISS Transition Plan To Congress Requ...
Keith's 11 Dec update: I did not hear back from NASA so I sent a second request. Stephanie Schierholz at NASA HQ PAO just sent this reply to my second reques...
Reactions To Today's Space Policy Directive 1 Thing
Remarks By President Trump and Vice President Pence at Space Policy Directive 1 Signing Ceremony "The directive I'm signing today will refocus America's spac...
New Images of Iapetus
The Cassini probe recently swept by for a really close look at Iapetus, one of Saturn's moons.
White House Space Policy Announcement Today
Keith's note: Today's White House event will likely be carried live on NASA TV and will be online here as well https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fuer5ws6ZY Wh...
Military defense market faces new challenges to acquiring...
McLean VA (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 With high-throughput satellites covering 99% of the populated regions of the world, commercial satellite providers like Intelsat...
Spaceships and Politics: Sputnik Talks to Cosmonaut Serge...
Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 11, 2017 To commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the first ever human-made object in space - the Russian Sputnik satellite - we spoke...
Galileo satellites atop rocket for next Tuesday's flight
Paris (ESA) Dec 11, 2017 Europe's next four Galileo navigation satellites are in place atop their Ariane 5, ready to be launched next Tuesday. Liftoff from E...
Nozzle Assemblies Complete for Exploration Mission-1 Soli...
Washington DC (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 Space Launch System (SLS) solid rocket booster prime contractor Orbital ATK recently completed work at its Utah facilities o...
Army researchers seek better batteries
Adelphi MD (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 A team of Army scientists working on more efficient batteries recently published new findings in a peer-reviewed publication fr...
Rocket Lab to launch rocket from New Zealand
Washington (UPI) Dec 7, 2017 Aerospace startup company Rocket Lab have delayed plans to launch its Electron rocket until Friday. The four-hour launch window ...
Public-private partnership to speed up military technolog...
Washington (UPI) Dec 1, 2017 The U.S. Department of Defense, in collaboration with the National Security Technology Accelerator, launched a new Training and ...
Millennium Space Systems marks 6 months On-Orbit operatio...
El Segundo CA (SPX) Dec 08, 2017 Millennium Space Systems announces the successful completion of its ALTAIR Pathfinder mission objectives last week as the sp...
Government outsourcing disrupts space as SatComm services...
McLean VA (SPX) Dec 07, 2017 In the past couple of years, we have seen a steady reduction in the costs of manufacturing and launching communications satellit...
A better way for governments to acquire the latest in sat...
McLean VA (SPX) Dec 07, 2017 New technology such as high-throughput satellites (HTS) have transformed space architecture and invigorated what had been a pred...
UAE launches programme to send astronauts into space
Dubai (AFP) Dec 6, 2017 Dubai's ruler on Wednesday launched the United Arab Emirates' first space programme aimed at sending four Emirati astronauts to the I...
Joint Hellas-Sat-4 and SaudiGeoSat-1 satellite ready for ...
Denver CO (SPX) Dec 07, 2017 Lockheed Martin has completed the major assembly of Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 and has shipped the communications satellite to i...
SpaceX's Elon Musk to launch his own car into deep space
Miami (AFP) Dec 6, 2017 SpaceX confirmed Wednesday its CEO Elon Musk plans to blast his cherry red electric car off toward the Red Planet when the company's ...
NASA's SuperTIGER Balloon Flies Again to Study Heavy Cosm...
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Dec 07, 2017 A science team in Antarctica is preparing to loft a balloon-borne instrument to collect information on cosmic rays, high-ener...
Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Tokyo (AFP) Nov 29, 2017 Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user's movements, a product it says has uses as ...
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon
Washington DC (AFP) Dec 12, 2017 US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he sai...
Space program should focus on Mars, says editor of New Space
New Rochelle, NY (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 The U.S. space exploration program should continue to focus on robotic sample recovery and human missions to Mars, says S...
NASA's oldest Mars rover survives another harsh winter
Washington (UPI) Dec 7, 2017 Opportunity, NASA's senior Mars rover, has lasted through another harsh winter on the Red Planet. Like Earth, Mars has a tilted ...
Mars Rover Team's Tilted Winter Strategy Works
Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 07, 2017 NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, has just passed the shortest-daylight weeks of the long Martian year with its solar pan...
Brown: Clay on Mars May Have Formed in Primordial Steam Bath
Providence RI (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 Planetary scientists from Brown University have proposed a new scenario for the formation of ancient clay minerals on Mars t...
Winter wanderings put Opportunity at 28 Miles on the odom...
Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 04, 2017 Opportunity is continuing her winter exploration of Perseverance Valley on the west rim of the Noachian-aged Endeavour Crater....
EU exempts fuel for ExoMars mission from Russian sanctions
Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 04, 2017 The ExoMars 2020 mission is the first joint program between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russia's Roscosmos space corpor...
Opportunity Greets Winter Solstice
Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 29, 2017 Opportunity is continuing her winter exploration of Perseverance Valley on the west rim of the Noachian-aged Endeavour crater....
NASA builds its next Mars rover mission
Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 29, 2017 In just a few years, NASA's next Mars rover mission will be flying to the Red Planet. At a glance, it looks a lot like its pre...
Space Farms: 'Mark Watney in The Martian Was Right to Add...
Wageningen, Netherlands (Sputnik) Nov 30, 2017 A group of researchers from Wageningen University and Research has found that earthworms can thrive and reprod...
Scientists developed a new sensor for future missions to ...
Moscow, Russia (SPX) Nov 30, 2017 A team of scientists from the Faculty of Physics of Lomonosov Moscow State University and their colleagues developed a comp...
Earthworms can reproduce in Mars-like soil
Washington (UPI) Nov 27, 2017 A pair of newborn earthworms in a Dutch lab suggests earthworms can reproduce in Martian soil. Researchers at Wageningen Univer...
Winds Blow Dust off the Solar Panels Improving Energy Levels
Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 20, 2017 Opportunity is continuing her winter exploration of Perseverance Valley on the west rim of the Noachian-aged Endeavour Crater....
Ice shapes the landslide landscape on Mars
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 22, 2017 How good is your Martian geography? Does Valles Marineris ring a bell? This area is known for having landslides that are amo...
Previous evidence of water on Mars now identified as grai...
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 22, 2017 Dark features previously proposed as evidence for significant liquid water flowing on Mars have now been identified as granu...
The Second Moon Race
Gerroa, Australia (SPX) Mar 13, 2017 The US and China are in an undeclared race back to the Moon. At first glance it's easy to dismiss China's efforts as bei...
Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pol...
Moscow (AFP) Dec 8, 2017 Russian scientists on Friday said radioactive pollution detected in Europe in September was not linked to one of the country's nucle...
NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes
Washington DC (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 NASA is taking the next step in the development of a space-based, on-demand fabrication capability by partnering with three ...
New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt
Laurel MD (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 NASA's New Horizons spacecraft carried out a short, 2.5-minute engine burn on Saturday, Dec. 9 that refined its course toward 20...
Mount Sinai researchers use breakthrough technology to un...
New York NY (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 In a first-of-its-kind study, Mount Sinai researchers are using adaptive optics (AO) to analyze retinal eye damage from the Au...
CU Boulder solar instruments, experiments headed for space
Boulder CO (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 A solar instrument package designed and built by CU Boulder to help monitor the planet's climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 ...
NASA Airborne Science Team Surveys California Fires
Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 11, 2017 A team of NASA scientists is using a high-altitude aircraft and a sophisticated imaging spectrometer built by NASA's Jet Propu...
Massive Primordial Galaxies Found in 'Halo' of Dark Matter
Washington DC (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 Observations of two galaxies made with the National Science Foundation-funded Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (...
A model explains effects like the formation of clouds fro...
Seville, Spain (SPX) Dec 11, 2017 Everyday questions like what really causes clouds and rain, what gives sparkling wines their distinctive aroma and why do t...
In Pictures: Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Aces Glide Test...
On Nov. 11, 2017, the Sierra Nevada Corporation performed the successful free-flight test of the Dream Chaser space plane. See photos from the glide test here.
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