NASA's Mars Helicopter Delivers 'Bird's Eye' Views from 9th Flight, Perseverance Prepares for First Sampling

This view from Ingenuity shows the location called “Raised Ridges,” which is thought to be part of an ancient fracture system where water may have flowed underground. You can see one “foot” of the helicopter on the left side as well as the helicopter’s shadow on the ground at the bottom of the image. […]

Landsat-9, Booster Arrive at Vandenberg, As ULA Prepares for Busy Launch Manifest

After a relatively “light” start to the year in terms of launches, @ULALaunch is gearing up for a busy 2nd half of 2021. […]

SpaceX, ULA Primed for Five Launches in June, CRS-22 Dragon Set to Fly Thursday

Starting Thursday, @SpaceX & @ULALaunch plan to rock the Space Coast through June with the roar of 4 Falcon 9s & 1 #MightyAtlas. […]

ULA Kicks Off Busy Atlas V Manifest with SBIRS GEO-5 Launch

@ULALaunch kicked off a busy 2021 manifest for its #MightyAtlas fleet with Tuesday’s SBIRS GEO-5 mission for @SpaceForceDoD. […]

STPSat-6 Payload Arrives in Florida, Targets NET 23 June Atlas V Launch

@SpaceForceDoD moves another step closer to NET 23 June launch of STP-3 mission, following the delivery of STPSat-6 to the Space Coast. […]

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Begins Long Journey Home with First-Ever Asteroid Sample from Bennu

Artist’s depiction of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft departing the Asteroid Bennu and beginning its long voyage back to Earth. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) mission has completed its in-depth study of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu, and has now begun its 2-year journey back to Earth […]

ULA Primed for 17 May Launch, First of Eight Atlas V Missions for 2021

@ULALaunch aims for 17 May to launch SBIRS GEO-5 for @SpaceForceDoD, with hopes for up to 8 #MightyAtlas missions in 2021. […]

Atlas V Fully Stacked, Targets SBIRS GEO-5 Launch NET 17 May

Only days after #MajesticDelta launch, @ULALaunch draws ever closer to NET 17 May launch of #MightyAtlas on a critical mission for @SpaceForceDoD. […]

NASA's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Achieves Historic First Powered Flight on Another World

Success! The Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, took this photo looking down at its own shadow on the surface after liftoff. This is the first time that powered, controlled flight has been accomplished on another planet. Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

After much anticipation, NASA’s first-ever Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, has successfully completed its first test flight, which took […]

Atlas V Hardware for SBIRS GEO-5 Arrives in Florida, Ahead of NET 17 May Launch

@ULALaunch welcomes #AtlasV & #Centaur flight hardware to the Cape for @SpaceForceDoD #SBIRS launch NET 17 May. […]