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Boeing suffers another failure as spacecraft misses the International Space Station
What it took to make Boeing’s Starliner fly

What it took to make Boeing’s Starliner fly

The first orbital flight of Boeing's brand-new spacecraft is a big deal.

NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from US soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch

NASA and partners Boeing and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) are gearing up for a crucial milestone moment on Friday: The “Orbital Flight Test” (OFT) of the Boeing Starliner CST-100 Crew Capsule. The
NASA and Elon Musk need each other too much to keep arguing

NASA and Elon Musk need each other too much to keep arguing

Musk and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine got on the same page about returning human spaceflight to the US.
Jeff Bezos wants the US military to think bigger in space

Jeff Bezos wants the US military to think bigger in space

The age of space internet is here and the Pentagon better get with it.

SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA and Northrop Grumman bid for US national security launch contract

The U.S. Air Force is looking to lock in its launch providers for national security satellite missions to take place between 2022 and 2026, and the bids for this so-called “Phase 2” procurement
The latest US military satellite launch is a Space Force preview

The latest US military satellite launch is a Space Force preview

The operation offered a peek into the multibillion-dollar military rocket business.
NASA’s Space Launch System May Have Set Back Orbital Refueling by a Decade

NASA’s Space Launch System May Have Set Back Orbital Refueling by a Decade

A former United Launch Alliance (ULA) engineer has chimed in on Twitter to tell an anecdote about how the SLS smothered the development of orbital refueling. The post NASA’s Space Launch System May
America’s first private moon lander will be made in India

America’s first private moon lander will be made in India

Bangalore-based TeamIndus will get a shot at the moon.

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts

To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force
The first space-worthy Vulcan rocket is taking shape
Watch the U.S. Air Force launch a new satellite live right here

Watch the U.S. Air Force launch a new satellite live right here

It's been an eventful week for spaceflight, with the biggest news being the hotly anticipated launch of the Soyuz rocket carrying a pair of NASA astronauts going smoothly on Thursday, but we're not
NASA will now seek competitors for Boeing’s delayed deep-space rocket

NASA will now seek competitors for Boeing’s delayed deep-space rocket

Administrator Jim Bridenstine said his plans for deep-space exploration are not going to wait for a hugely expensive rocket being built under contract by Boeing.

NASA's upcoming Moon mission may use commercial rockets

Today, in a surprising move at a Senate hearing, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine proposed that Orion, NASA's upcoming crew vehicle, may fly aboard a commercial rocket. This was the first time that

Pentagon Probes Key Money-Spinner For Elon Musk's SpaceX

A Pentagon watchdog will review the Air Force certification of Elon Musk's SpaceX that lets it launch national security satellites. The post Pentagon Probes Key Money-Spinner For Elon Musk's SpaceX
Blue Origin Breaks Ground on Rocket Engine Factory in Huntsville, Alabama

Blue Origin Breaks Ground on Rocket Engine Factory in Huntsville, Alabama

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin has officially started construction on a Huntsville, Alabama facility that will produce engines for its New Glenn two-stage, partially reusable launch
Blue Origin Breaks Ground on Rocket Engine Factory in Huntsville, Alabama

Blue Origin Breaks Ground on Rocket Engine Factory in Huntsville, Alabama

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin has officially started construction on a Huntsville, Alabama facility that will produce engines for its New Glenn two-stage, partially reusable launch
This massive rocket creates a fireball as it launches, and that’s by design

This massive rocket creates a fireball as it launches, and that’s by design

No, the rocket isn't about to blow up—it's just physics in action.
Five vital facts about our return to the moon

Five vital facts about our return to the moon

Need a few points to make you sound like you think about space and the moon for a living? Here are five big takeaways from…
Watch SpaceX launch the first next generation GPS satellite

Watch SpaceX launch the first next generation GPS satellite

Update, 9:33 am: Today’s launch was postponed until Dec. 19 after an as-yet-unidentified issue with the Falcon 9 rocket led to an abort during the…