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Hewlett Packard Enterprises space station computer is in demand

Mark Fernandez, principal investigator for Spaceborne Computer-2, sees a promising future for space-based computing. Link to Space...

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Webb arrives in orbit of L2 teams look ahead to five months of commissioning

The joint NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has successfully inserted itself into its orbit at the Earth-Sun Lagrange...

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NASA Spinoffs Help Fight Coronavirus Clean Pollution Grow Food More

NASA’s mission of exploration requires new technologies, software, and research – which show up in daily life. Link to NASA ...

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Orbital Insertion Burn a Success Webb Arrives at L2

Today, at 2 p.m. EST, Webb fired its onboard thrusters for nearly five minutes (297 seconds) to complete the final postlaunch cour...

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Meet the snow worlds

Earth isn’t the only planet with snow. From Io to Enceladus, here’s where snow can be found in our solar system. Link ...

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Phase Four and Orbit Fab to work on Maxwell engine refueling

Propulsion startup Phase Four has signed a memorandum of understanding with satellite refueling startup Orbit Fab aimed at prepari...

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After 7 years a spent Falcon 9 rocket stage is on course to hit the Moon

The impact could offer scientists a peek at the selenology of the Moon. Link to Arstechnica article Related Launches and Events Re...

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Proposed NTSB commercial space regulation criticized by industry and FAA

A proposal by NTSB that would give the agency a greater role in investigating failures of commercial launches is facing strong opp...

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Chinas Galactic Energy raises 200 million for reusable launch vehicle development

Chinese commercial rocket maker Galactic Energy raised $200 million in two funding rounds during the second half of 2021, the comp...

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SpaceX Dragon departs International Space Station to return to Earth

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule C209 has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and is now on track to reenter Earth’s atm...

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Raptor 2 testing at full throttle on the SpaceX McGregor test stands

Numerous Raptor 2 engines are now being put through their paces at SpaceX’s test center in McGregor, involving static fire testing...

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Cargo Dragon capsule departs space station

SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon spacecraft, closing out a month-long mission, undocked from the International Space Station Sunday after a t...

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Webb closes in on destination with critical mirror alignment on tap

Thirty days outbound from Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope will slip into its parking orbit a million miles away Monday, an i...

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Astra fires up rocket for first time at Cape Canaveral

Astra, a company seeking to carve out a segment of the growing small satellite launch market, test-fired its two-stage rocket at C...

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Cargo Dragon set to return to Earth bringing CRS24 mission to a close

After a month-long stay at the International Space Station, NASA and SpaceX are ready to support the return of the CRS-24 Cargo Dr...

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Atlas 5 rocket delivers two military inspector satellites to highaltitude orbit

Two satellites for a once-classified U.S. military program to track and inspect other spacecraft in orbit — a mission the Space Fo...

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Experimentos STEM de estudiantes ganan una oportunidad de vuelo mediante un concurso tecnolgico de la NASA

La NASA ha elegido a 57 equipos ganadores en un primer desafío nacional diseñado para atraer, involucrar y preparar a los futuros ...

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STEM Student Experiments Win Flight Opportunity in NASA Tech Contest

NASA selected 57 winning teams in an inaugural nationwide challenge designed to attract, engage, and prepare future science, techn...

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Plus Ultras lunar comsats to hitch rides on ispace moon landers

Spanish-German startup Plus Ultra Space Outposts plans to deploy the bulk of its proposed lunar communications and navigation cons...

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Space Norway restores redundancy for Svalbard ground stations

Space Norway has restored communications on an undersea fiber-optic cable it operates between its Svalbard satellite station and m...