Maxar, Busek Conclude End-to-End Testing of SEP System for Lunar Gateway Element

@Maxar & Busek have completed end-to-end hot-fire testing of Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) systems for @NASA’s Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). […]

Watch NASA Test Fire America's SLS Moon Rocket Today

NASA is set for a second test fire of the agency’s SLS moon rocket core stage at 3:00pm EDT on March 18, 2021 atop the B-2 test stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Photo: NASA

NASA and Boeing are set to conduct a second test fire today of the giant Space Launch System […]

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. […]

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. […]

Northrop Grumman Completes Critical Review for Gateway HALO Module

As @NorthropGrumman completes Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for #Gateway & #Artemis, the coming months will prove critical for the fledgling program. […]

NASA's SOFIA Observatory Makes First Direct Detection of Water in Sunlit Lunar Soil

Illustration depicting water molecules trapped in lunar soil, along with SOFIA onboard a modified Boeing 747SP jetliner. Image Credit: NASA/Daniel Rutterit

The Moon is generally thought of as a very dry place, with no surface water or even water vapor clouds. Nothing but arid, dusty regolith and rocks. That’s true for the most part, […]

Blue Origin Completes SRR, Works 'Seamlessly' Towards Human Lunar Return

@BlueOrigin, @DraperLab, @NorthropGrumman & @LockheedMartin have completed critical System Requirements Review (SRR) for their #NationalTeam Human Landing System (HLS) concept. […]

FSB-1 Test Fire Completed for Future SLS Artemis Deep-Space Missions

@NASA_SLS & @NorthropGrumman have successfully fired the #FSB1 test motor, ahead of #Artemis1 […]

Blue Origin-Led Human Lunar Lander Mockup Arrives in Houston for Testing

@BlueOrigin #NationalTeam has delivered a full-scale engineering mockup of its Human Landing System (HLS) to NASA’s Johnson Space Center for evaluation & test. […]

Sierra Nevada Makes Progress on LIFE Inflatable Habitat for Lunar, Mars Missions

@SierraNevCorp continues to press ahead with its LIFE Habitat tech & potential future Deep Space Habitat missions. […]