Mighty Atlas Launches Landsat-9, Rideshares to Orbit on First Four-Burn Centaur Mission

After 4 flightless months, @ULALaunch Mighty Atlas has successfully launched Landsat-9 from Vandenberg, with Lucy up next in October. […]

Landsat-9 Ready for Monday Launch, as ULA Flight Manifest Resumes

After 4 flightless months, @ULALaunch is gearing up for Monday afternoon’s launch of Landsat-9 atop #MightyAtlas. […]

NG-16 Cygnus Launches, Honors Challenger Veteran, Heads to Space Station

@NorthropGrumman’s Antares booster has successfully lifted #NG16 #Cygnus cargo ship to @Space_Station, laden with 8,200 lb (3,700 kg) of supplies. […]

NG-16 Cygnus Prepares for Tuesday Launch, as OFT-2 Starliner Delay Lengthens

@NorthropGrumman’s Antares is ready for launch just before sunset Tuesday, carrying Cygnus #NG16 uphill for @Space_Station resupply. […]

NASA's Lucy Spacecraft Prepares for First-Ever Four-Billion Mile Journey to Trojan Asteroids

Lucy, in its modified shipping container, lands at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 30. It was later transported by truck to its final destination, Astrotech Space Operations, in nearby Titusville. Photo Credit: Lockheed Martin

There have been many missions to various asteroids and comets, by NASA and other space agencies. But one […]

A Very Unique Place: Remembering the First Deep-Space EVA, Five Decades On

Fifty years ago today, astronaut Al Worden spacewalked further from Earth than any other human being. To this day, he is one of only three men in history to have spacewalked in the yawning void between Earth and the Moon. […]

Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Named for Challenger Hero Ellison Onizuka

@NorthropGrumman has named its next #Cygnus mission to @Space_Station after Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka. […]

Atlas Rocket Stacked, Awaits Starliner's Arrival for 2nd Orbital Flight Test July 30

The uniquely configured ULA AtlasV rocket is assembled following initial stacking operations for the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the OFT-2 mission for NASA’s Commercial Crew program to the International Space Station. Launch is targeted for no sooner than July 30. Photos: ULA

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is full steam ahead at […]

Virgin Orbit Prepares for Second LauncherOne Mission, Early Wednesday Morning

@VirginOrbit is targeting a 2hr window from 6-8 a.m. PDT Wednesday for its 7-satellite #TubularBellsPartOne mission. […]

Station Crew Readies for Tuesday Cygnus Departure, NG-16 Launch NET 10 August

As #NG15 Cygnus prepares for its Tuesday departure from @Space_Station, her #NG16 successor is readied for NET 10 August launch. […]