ULA Aims for Nov 3 Launch of Atlas V, NROL-101

@ULALaunch zeroes-in on Tuesday 3 Nov to launch #MightyAtlas for @NatReconOfc #NROL101 mission. […]

Atlas V for USSF-8 Mission Arrives in Florida, As ULA Manifest Shapes Up

@ULALaunch has welcomed #MightyAtlas hardware for @SpaceForceDoD #USSF8 mission to Florida. Launch targeted for early next year. […]

Success! NASA's OSIRIS-REx 'Touches' Asteroid Bennu, Gathers Samples for Return to Earth in 2023

Artist’s illustration of OSIRIS-REx collecting a sample from Bennu on Oct. 20, 2020. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona

History was made yesterday as NASA’s OSIRIS-REx became the first U.S. spacecraft to successfully retrieve a sample of rock and dust from an asteroid, which will be later returned to Earth.

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Launch Pad Swing-Arm Issue Pushes Long-Delayed NROL-44 Mission to Sunday

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc will wait another 24hr to launch the snakebitten #NROL44 mission atop #MajesticDelta. Launch now NET Sunday at 12:10 a.m. EDT. […]

Weather 70% Favorable, As ULA Aims for Delta IV Heavy Launch Early Saturday

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc are ready to launch #MajesticDelta & #NROL44 at 12:14 a.m. EDT Saturday. […]

NROL-44 Investigation Underway, As ULA Prepares for Last Delta IV Heavy Missions

As @ULALaunch works to resolve Hot Fire Abort issue & co-ordinate a new NET for #NROL44, only five more #MajesticDelta missions remain on the books. […]

Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Launch Scrubbed, Will Try Again Saturday

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc has scrubbed & rescheduled for Friday. […]

Northrop Grumman Tests GEM-63XL Booster for Vulcan

@NorthropGrumman successfully tests its new #GEM63XL booster for @ULALaunch Vulcan-Centaur. The GEM-63XL is the biggest single-case solid-fueled rocket motor ever built. […]

NASA's Lucy Mission On Track for 2021 Launch

@NASA and @SwRI are one step closer to launching the @LucyMission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids next fall. […]

NASA/ESA's Solar Orbiter Spots 'Campfires' on Sun in New and Closest Images Ever Taken

“Campfires” seen on the Sun by Solar Orbiter. They may help explain why the Sun’s atmosphere is 300 times hotter than its surface. Image Credit: Solar Orbiter/EUI Team (ESA & NASA); CSL, IAS, MPS, PMOD/WRC, ROB, UCL/MSSL

Solar Orbiter, a joint mission between NASA and ESA to study the Sun in unprecedented detail, has […]