Bezos' Blue Origin nabs $3.4B NASA contract to send astronauts to the moon
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration awarded Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin a $3.4 billion contract to build a spaceship for its next astronaut mission to the moon.
NASA, Rocket Lab launch part of satellite constellation to study tropical storm systems
NASA and Rocket Lab USA, Inc. launched two small satellites into orbit from New Zealand on Monday to study hurricanes and other cyclones more frequently.
Moment lightning strikes SpaceX launch pad caught on camera
Video shows a lightning bolt striking SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket on the Kennedy Space Center's LC-39A launch pad in Merritt Island, Florida on Thursday.
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit temporarily pausing operations and furloughing most employees
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit is pausing operations and furloughing most employees until at least next week, a spokesperson confirmed to Fox Business.
NASA's SpaceX Crew-5 splashes down on Earth after 5-month mission aboard ISS
Two NASA astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and a Japanese astronaut returned to Earth late Saturday after completing a 157-day mission aboard the International Space Station.
NASA SpaceX Crew-6 launch scrubbed after last-minute tech issue
NASA, SpaceX's launch of four astronauts to the International Space Station was scrubbed from Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Monday morning due to a technical issue.
SpaceX test fires Super Heavy booster in Texas, next step on the journey to Mars
SpaceX test fired the Super Heavy Booster 7, featuring 33 Raptor engines that ignited for nearly 10 seconds in Texas, though only 31 engines were successful.
SpaceX launches 9,000-pound satellite into orbit from Florida
SpaceX used their Falcon 9 rocket to launch a 9,000-pound satellite into orbit on Monday evening from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
SpaceX launches 49 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit
Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX successfully launched 49 Starlink satellites and another orbital transfer vehicle into low-Earth orbit on Tuesday morning.
NASA's planetary defense team successfully crashes spacecraft into asteroid
Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino explains NASA's DART mission and why they intentionally crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid
SpaceX launches classified Space Force payload on Falcon Heavy
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time this year on Sunday, carrying a classified military payload to orbit for the United States Space Force.
Richard Branson says Elon Musk surprised him in his kitchen at 2 AM last year before spaceflight
Richard Branson reflected on his friendship with fellow billionaire and space entrepreneur, saying the SpaceX CEO once surprised him at his house in the middle of the night.
Two Airbus satellites are lost after rocket fails
Two satellites designed to take photos of the earth developed by Airbus were lost on Tuesday night when their rocket ship failed and had to be manually destroyed.
NASA Artemis moon rocket launch countdown begins
NASA crews hope to move forward with the launch of its moon rocket Artemis I, scheduled to lift off on Wednesday morning, after sustaining damage during Hurricane Nicole.
Firefly Aerospace reaches orbit for the 1st time with 2nd launch attempt
New aerospace company Firefly Aerospace has successfully reached orbit with its new Alpha rocket. This was Firefly’s second launch attempt from California.
NASA to roll Artemis I rocket back inside hangar ahead of Hurricane Ian
NASA will roll its Artemis I rocket back to the spacecraft's hangar at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, after delaying the launch over Hurricane Ian.
NASA awards SpaceX $1.43 billion contract for 5 more astronaut missions
SpaceX will carry astronauts to the International Space State on five more missions after NASA awarded Elon Musk's company a $1.43 billion contract Wednesday.
NASA’s Artemis 1 mission moon rocket: Chances of Friday launch after delay is ‘more than zero,’ officials say
NASA's Artemis 1 mission at Florida's Kennedy Space Center was scrubbed Monday, but the chances of launching later this week are "more than zero," officials say.
NASA's Artemis 1 mission moon rocket launch scrubbed after delays
NASA has called off the scheduled launch of its Artemis 1 mission moon rocket Monday following technical and weather issues, including a problem with chilling an engine.
Boeing's first manned spaceflight to International Space Station delayed to next year
NASA and Boeing announced Thursday that the first crewed launch aboard the Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station will take place next year.