ISS-Bound NG-15 Cygnus Honors 'Hidden Figure' Katherine Johnson

@Astro_Soichi & @Astro_Illini are primed to grapple @NorthropGrumman’s #Cygnus & its load of cargo for @Space_Station early Monday morning […]

SNC Receives FAA Approval to Land Dream Chaser on Former Shuttle Runway

@SierraNevCorp & @SpaceFlorida take one step closer to landing Dream Chaser @Space_Station cargo missions back home at @NASAKennedy. […]

CRS-21 Dragon Packed With Science, Ahead of Monday Return to Earth

@SpaceX #Dragon will return over 5,200 pounds (2,350 kg) of science results (and a many-times-used space suit) back home on Monday and into scientists’ hands in record-setting time. […]

SpaceX Launches 100th Successful Falcon 9 with CRS-21, ISS Docking Expected Monday

SpaceX CRS-21 heads to orbit atop Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center on Dec 6, 2020. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX has completed its 100th fully successful Falcon 9 launch, having triumphantly boosted the CRS-21 Dragon cargo ship on the first leg of its day-long journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The […]

SpaceX, NASA Count Down to Sunday Morning CRS-21 Dragon Launch

@SpaceX & @NASA plan to launch #CRS21 Dragon to @Space_Station at 11:17 a.m. EST Sunday, 6 Dec. […]

NASA, SpaceX Watch Weather as Space Station Prepares for Dual-Dragon Ops

@NASA & @SpaceX are aiming to launch #CRS21 mission to @Space_Station at 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, if the weather gods play ball. […]

Starlink Launch NET Tuesday, as CRS-21 Dragon Mission Moves to 5 Dec

Record-setting Falcon 9 must wait until Tuesday at 9:13 p.m. EST for launch Starlink mission, as @NASA & @SpaceX teams complete FRR for CRS-21 mission. […]

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. […]

First Dream Chaser Gets its Wings and a New Name, 'Tenacity'

Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) has formally named its Dream Chaser spacecraft system as “Tenacity”. Image Credit: SNC

Bad luck, it is said, follows on the heels of a ship with no name. And Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) has finally dispelled the specter of misfortune by officially naming its Dream Chaser vehicle as “Tenacity”. The […]

Antares Ready for Saturday Launch from Virginia to Resupply ISS (NG-12)

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket is seen in the early morning on launch Pad-0A, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 12th contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 8,200 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to […]