SpaceX Static-Fires Falcon 9 for Crew-2, As Boeing OFT-2 Mission Aims for Aug-Sept Launch

As @SpaceX readies for Thursday launch of Crew-2, @Boeing is targeting Aug-Sept for the second Orbital Flight Test of its CST-100 Starliner. […]

NASA Targets March 18 for Second Test Fire of SLS Moon Rocket

NASA and Boeing are targeting March 18 for the second test fire of the agency’s SLS moon rocket core stage at Stennis Space Center, following repairs to a faulty propulsion system valve. Photo: NASA

NASA and Boeing are targeting March 18 for a second test fire of the space agency’s mammoth Space Launch System […]

Starliner's OFT-2 Launch Date Under Review, Ahead of Busy April at Space Station

A busy Visiting Vehicle manifest @Space_Station in April has produced another delay for @Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner OFT-2 mission. […]

Boeing Starliner Set for 25 March Atlas V Launch, STP-3 Mission Delayed

@NASA, @ULALaunch & @Boeing are targeting NET 25 March for CST-100 Starliner test flight to @Space_Station, as STPSat-3 mission slips for “launch readiness evaluations”. […]

NASA's SLS Moon Rocket Shuts Down Early in Major Test Fire Before Launch

@NASA, @Boeing & @AerojetRDyne wrap up final Green Run test of @NASA_SLS Core Stage on anniversary of Columbia’s last launch. […]

New Boeing-Built Solar Arrays to Provide Power Hike for Space Station

@NASA & @Boeing will upgrade the @Space_Station legacy solar arrays in 2021-2022 with new hardware. […]

Watch NASA Test Fire America's New SLS Moon Rocket

@NASAStennis, @Boeing & AerojetRdyne teams are readying for #GreenRun Hot Fire Test of @NASA_SLS as soon as Sat 16 Jan. […]

The Year Ahead: 2021 Poses Risks, Challenges, Rewards (Part 2)

@Space_Station promises to be a busy place in 2021, as @Commercial_Crew hits its stride & @NASA_SLS & #Artemis prepares to return humans to the Moon. […]

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, […]

New Cargo Dragon Set for December Launch, NASA Announces

@NASA & @SpaceX target the first #Dragon cargo mission under CRS2 contract for Dec. Mission includes @NanoRacks #Bishop Airlock. […]