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Jun 10, 2014

Smoke in Space Station Russian Module Clears Quickly

"We believe it's under control at this time," ISS commander Steve Swanson informs NASA's Mission Control....More
Jun 06, 2014

Back in the Game?

Midway through a refresh of its A2100 satellite bus, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. is going after new commercial business....More
Jun 05, 2014

Pacific Test Could Advance Mars Landing Technologies

"We've been living on the shoulders of giants who developed Entry, Descent and Landing technologies decades ago," noted Michael Gazarik, associate....More
Jun 04, 2014

Hubble Space Telescope Captures Prolific Star Birth Era

It's the largest, youngest and hottest stars that shine in the ultraviolet....More
May 28, 2014

U.S., Russian, European Crew Reaches International Space Station

"You've got help on the way," Mission Control informs International Space Station commander Steve Swanson....More
May 24, 2014

Senate Bill Gets Tough on Russia

Moscow's aggression against Ukraine is finding its way into U.S. defense legislation, where lawmakers aim to curb America's dependence on Russian....More
May 19, 2014

ESA's Venus Express to Aerobrake

As is the Earth, Venus is losing parts of its upper atmosphere to space....More
May 18, 2014

SpaceX Logs Successful Dragon Splashdown

NASA Mission Control: "Dragon has successfully splashed down, and recovery operations are underway."....More
May 14, 2014

DigitalGlobe's Newest Bird To Expand Spectral Reach

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3, set to launch in August, will collect in 8 short-wave infrared bands, see through haze....More
May 13, 2014

Soyuz Delivers Multinational ISS Crew Safely to Earth

The spacecraft's departure from the ISS ended the inaugural Japanese command on the six person orbiting science laboratory. Koichi Wakata took....More
May 12, 2014

SpaceX Delays ORBCOMM Launch on Falcon 9

Next launch opportunity seen in late May....More
May 09, 2014

U.S. Court Lifts RD-180 Injunction

Federal court dismisses SpaceX assertions that RD-180 purchases benefit Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin....More
May 07, 2014

Amid SpaceX Protest, USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Strategy

The U.S. Air Force is defending its sole-source buy of launches from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) as a “good deal” for the taxpayer....More
May 07, 2014

Treasury, State Back Air Force, ULA in RD-180 Purchases

Letters submitted May 6 to U.S. claims court turn SpaceX argument on its head....More
May 05, 2014

SpaceX Says Air Force Targeting Legal Loophole in RD-180 Injunction

Court says government can still make payments to ULA....More
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