A Very Unique Place: Remembering the First Deep-Space EVA, Five Decades On

Fifty years ago today, astronaut Al Worden spacewalked further from Earth than any other human being. To this day, he is one of only three men in history to have spacewalked in the yawning void between Earth and the Moon. […]

Man Must Explore: Remembering Apollo 15, Five Decades On

In July 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts Dave Scott, Al Worden & Jim Irwin flew Apollo 15 to the Moon. Five decades on, AmericaSpace remembers one of the most scientifically spectacular of the Apollo lunar landing missions. […]

NASA, Northrop Grumman Finalize Lunar Gateway Integration Contract

@NASA & @NorthropGrumman have finalized contracts to integrate, test & deliver the first pressurized elements of the Lunar Gateway, scheduled to launch NET 2024. […]

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 […]

'Who Was In NASA 901?': Remembering Project Gemini's Worst Day, 55 Years On

55 years ago, Project Gemini & America’s drive to the Moon was almost halted in its tracks. This weekend, AmericaSpace remembers the sacrifice of Elliot See & Charlie Bassett. […]

Dynetics Completes Preliminary Design Review, as NASA Approaches HLS Down-Select

@Dynetics completes Preliminary Design Review (PDR), as NASA prepares to down-select its Human Landing System (HLS) candidates from 3 to 2 later this spring. […]

NASA Goddard's Core Flight Software Chosen for Lunar Gateway Operations

@NASA_Johnson & @NASAGoddard are working towards Class A Certification of flight software for the Lunar Gateway. […]

Falcon Heavy to Lift First Lunar Gateway Elements NET May 2024, NASA Announces

@SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch the first elements of the lunar-orbiting Gateway no sooner than May 2024, NASA announced Tuesday. […]

Second Hot Fire Test NET 21 Feb, As Artemis-1 Booster Stacking Continues

As @NASA_SLS boosters continue to stack up at @NASAKennedy, teams at @NASAStennis target NET 21 Feb for second #GreenRun Core Stage Hot Fire Test. […]

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. […]