Starliner Valve Issue Delays OFT-2, Next Launch Attempt TBD

@NASA & @Boeing must wait a little long to fly the many-times-delayed OFT-2 mission to @Space_Station, following a valve issue aboard Starliner. […]

What a Lucky Person: Remembering STS-43, Thirty Years On

OTD in 1991, astronaut John Blaha & the crew of Atlantis launched on an ambitious mission devoted to satellites and science. And Blaha realized what a lucky person he was. […]

Weather 60-Percent Favorable for NET Tuesday Launch of OFT-2

@NASA is aiming for no sooner than Tuesday, 3 August, to launch OFT-2 Starliner mission, with a predicted 60-percent probability of acceptable weather. […]

Falcon Heavy to Launch NASA Mission to Explore Jupiter's Moon Europa in 2024

NASA has selected SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the first-ever mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa on the Europa Clipper mission, slated to launch in October 2024 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Photo left: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com. Image right credit NASA

NASA has awarded SpaceX a $178 […]

NASA's Mars Helicopter Delivers 'Bird's Eye' Views from 9th Flight, Perseverance Prepares for First Sampling

This view from Ingenuity shows the location called “Raised Ridges,” which is thought to be part of an ancient fracture system where water may have flowed underground. You can see one “foot” of the helicopter on the left side as well as the helicopter’s shadow on the ground at the bottom of the image. […]

Starliner Stacked Atop Rocket for Launch of Boeing's 2nd Orbital Flight Test July 30

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule is mated atop the ULA Atlas V rocket which will launch the spacecraft on an un-crewed second orbital flight test to & from the International Space Station for NASA as soon as July 30, pending a Flight Readiness Review set for July 22. Photos: ULA

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is […]

Atlas Rocket Stacked, Awaits Starliner's Arrival for 2nd Orbital Flight Test July 30

The uniquely configured ULA AtlasV rocket is assembled following initial stacking operations for the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the OFT-2 mission for NASA’s Commercial Crew program to the International Space Station. Launch is targeted for no sooner than July 30. Photos: ULA

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is full steam ahead at […]

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. […]

Station Crew Readies for Tuesday Cygnus Departure, NG-16 Launch NET 10 August

As #NG15 Cygnus prepares for its Tuesday departure from @Space_Station, her #NG16 successor is readied for NET 10 August launch. […]

Minotaur I Booster Launches Secretive NROL-111 Payload from Wallops

A @NorthropGrumman Minotaur I booster successfully launched the top-secret #NROL111 mission for @NatReconOfc from @NASA_Wallops early Tuesday. […]