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. […]

NASA's Cube Quest Challenge Aims to Send Nanosatellites to Lunar Orbit and Beyond on First SLS Flight

Registration is now open for NASA’s latest Centennial Challenges technology prize competition, called Cube Quest Challenge. The competition will award up to a total of $5 million to any teams that will successfully demonstrate a CubeSat in-space operations and communications in lunar orbit and beyond. Image Credit: NASA

With the much-anticipated, first test […]

NASA Skunkworks Team Designs Advanced New 'Dellingr' CubeSat

Artist’s conception of the new Dellingr 6U CubeSat. The advanced CubeSat could be deployed from the International Space Station by January 2016. Image Credit: NASA/Luis H. Santos

An advanced new six-unit (6U) CubeSat is being designed by a NASA skunkworks team, for possible deployment from the International Space Station by January 2016. The […]

Science Class is About to Get Awesome

The International Space Station as seen from STS-135. Photo Credit: NASA

Science class is about to get a lot more interesting. Last week the Conrad Foundation and NanoRacks announced their new joint venture called the DreamUp program. It will help students raise money to take their studies to new heights. Literally. Through DreamUp, […]