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. […]

We Shall Return: Remembering Apollo 17's Departure from the Moon, OTD in 1972

As NASA’s #ArtemisTeam prepares to return humans to the Moon, AmericaSpace looks back on the last time people were on the lunar surface, OTD in 1972. […]

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. […]

'SCE to Aux': Remembering Apollo 12's Hair-Raising Launch, OTD in 1969

OTD in 1969, #Apollo12 astronauts Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon & Al Bean launched to the Moon. Then a thunderstorm got in their way. […]