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Commercial Crewed Gets Whittled Down to 2.5

The three awardees under NASA’s Commercial Crew integrated Capability Program are (from left-to-right_ SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corporation and Boeing. Photo Credit (left-to-right) AmericaSpace / SNC / Boeing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – NASA’s Commercial Crew Program or “CCP” is now down to just 2.5 companies. Under the Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) Boeing and Space [...]

Former Shuttle Astronaut Kent Rominger

Image Credit: Liberty Space

Ever wish you could ask a veteran astronaut what the future holds for space exploration? Tomorrow you can. Five-time space shuttle veteran Kent “Rommel” Rominger will be chatting with guests via Twitter tomorrow starting at 10:30 a.m. MST. The event will be live and will cover the Liberty space system.

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Liberty Space Giving Away T-Shirts on Facebook

Image Credit: Liberty Space

Liberty Space the commercial space company that is one of few that offers a launch vehicle, spacecraft, launch abort system and a unique cargo capability all under one roof wants you to “fly the colors!” To do so, they’re giving away Liberty Launch Support T-Shirts on the group’s Facebook page [...]

AmericaSpace Exclusive: Q&A With Team Liberty

ATK and fellow Liberty launch system partner EADS Astrium announced that it will complete the Liberty system by adding a spacecraft to the Liberty system. Lockheed-Martin has signed on to assist in the development of the Liberty spacecraft. Photo Credit: ATK

As NASA redirects its focus, energy and funding toward commercial, public-private efforts, companies [...]

ATK Video: "I Believe In Liberty!"

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Video courtesy of ATK

In a recent video posted on YouTube by ATK, former shuttle astronauts Kent Rominger, Brian Duffy and Charlie Precourt sum up their feelings about the company’s new complete launch system in one sentence: [...]

ATK's Liberty System Is Now The Full Package

ATK announced today that it will produce the Composite Crew Module. This means that ATK's Liberty system now is comprised of a launch vehicle, launch abort system and spacecraft. Photo Credit: ATK

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) along with Astrium USA and Lockheed-Martin announced today that ATK would soon be able to offer customers “one stop [...]