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. […]

Man Must Explore: Remembering Apollo 15, Five Decades On

In July 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts Dave Scott, Al Worden & Jim Irwin flew Apollo 15 to the Moon. Five decades on, AmericaSpace remembers one of the most scientifically spectacular of the Apollo lunar landing missions. […]

NASA, Northrop Grumman Finalize Lunar Gateway Integration Contract

@NASA & @NorthropGrumman have finalized contracts to integrate, test & deliver the first pressurized elements of the Lunar Gateway, scheduled to launch NET 2024. […]

'Who Was In NASA 901?': Remembering Project Gemini's Worst Day, 55 Years On

55 years ago, Project Gemini & America’s drive to the Moon was almost halted in its tracks. This weekend, AmericaSpace remembers the sacrifice of Elliot See & Charlie Bassett. […]

Dynetics Completes Preliminary Design Review, as NASA Approaches HLS Down-Select

@Dynetics completes Preliminary Design Review (PDR), as NASA prepares to down-select its Human Landing System (HLS) candidates from 3 to 2 later this spring. […]

NASA Goddard's Core Flight Software Chosen for Lunar Gateway Operations

@NASA_Johnson & @NASAGoddard are working towards Class A Certification of flight software for the Lunar Gateway. […]

Falcon Heavy to Lift First Lunar Gateway Elements NET May 2024, NASA Announces

@SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch the first elements of the lunar-orbiting Gateway no sooner than May 2024, NASA announced Tuesday. […]

National Team Blazes New Trail from Apollo to Human Landing System (HLS)

As @NASA prepares to land the next man and the first woman on the Moon by 2024, engineers, managers & astronauts came together Thursday to discuss America’s next giant leap. […]

We Shall Return: Remembering Apollo 17's Departure from the Moon, OTD in 1972

As NASA’s #ArtemisTeam prepares to return humans to the Moon, AmericaSpace looks back on the last time people were on the lunar surface, OTD in 1972. […]

Artemis Team Draws on American Space Experience, Talent, Expertise

@NASAArtemis names 18 @NASA_Astronauts to support early missions to the Moon. Among their number are the most experienced African-American astronaut, two members of the in-space Expedition 64 crew and a former schoolteacher. […]