'Entirely Exciting': Remembering STS-37, Thirty Years On

Thirty years ago, shuttle Atlantis & the STS-37 crew snatched success from the jaws of defeat to deploy @NASA’s second Great Observatory. […]

Maxar, Busek Conclude End-to-End Testing of SEP System for Lunar Gateway Element

@Maxar & Busek have completed end-to-end hot-fire testing of Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) systems for @NASA’s Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). […]

NASA Conducts Successful Second Test Fire of SLS Moon Rocket Core Stage

@NASA_SLS has successfully completed 8min 19sec Hot Fire Test @NASAStennis, clearing another milestone ahead of #Artemis1. […]

Watch NASA Test Fire America's SLS Moon Rocket Today

NASA is set for a second test fire of the agency’s SLS moon rocket core stage at 3:00pm EDT on March 18, 2021 atop the B-2 test stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Photo: NASA

NASA and Boeing are set to conduct a second test fire today of the giant Space Launch System […]

Serendipitous Juno Discovery Suggests Zodiacal Light Caused by Dust from Mars

The zodiacal light is seen as a faint glow that extends upwards just before dawn or just after dusk. Scientists thought the dust that causes it came from asteroids or comets, but now new data from the Juno mission suggests the dust originated on Mars. Photo Credit: A. Fitzsimmons/ESO/Wikipedia

A team of scientists with […]

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 […]

Northrop Grumman Receives Propulsion Contract for Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV)

As another rover sets to work on Mars, @NorthropGrumman has begun work on a mission that will bring @NASAPersevere’s samples back to Earth. […]

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. […]

Cutting Edge: Remembering Columbia's STS-62 Mission, OTD in 1994

OTD in 1994, shuttle Columbia flew an ambitious 14-day mission to prepare for @Space_Station. […]

Riding a Giant Spring: Remembering Apollo 9, OTD in 1969

OTD in 1969, NASA launched one of the unsung heroes in America’s bid to land a man on the Moon. Today @AmericaSpace remembers the many-faced flight of Apollo 9. […]