Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is quietly, but steadily, moving forward swiftly with the development of their reusable Dream Chaser […]
In what looked like scenes from a retro science fiction movie, NASA’s Morpheus Lander successfully conducted its first two back-to-back free-flight tests within a week, earlier this month at the […]
In 1997 the Mir Core Module had been in orbit since 1986, for a total of 11 years, 6 years longer than its design life. The United States and the Russian Federation were in the middle of an agreement to […]
NASA Fire Department passes Endeavour. Photo Credit Blue Sawtooth Studios / Julian Leek
WASHINGTON — NASA’s planned ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) has been postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 18 due to an unfavorable weather forecast for Monday, Sept. 17.
Video courtesy of Jim Hillhouse, AmericaSpace
February is Black History Month, or National African-American History Month, and here at AmericaSpace we are celebrating the achievements of African-American astronauts in the United States Space Program. From Guion “Guy” Bluford to Ronald McNair, these courageous Americans made significant contributions to human space exploration. […]
The ninth and final water landing test of the Orion crew capsule was performed earlier today at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The 18,000 pound mockup splashed into Langley’s Hydro Impact Basin, wrapping up a series of […]