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NASA asks private companies to share how they might supply the Lunar Gateway

NASA’s stated goal of sending the first woman ever, and the first man since the Apollo program, to the Moon involves setting up a new space station that will orbit the Moon, which is supposed to

Virgin Orbit successfully takes its 747 flying launchpad out for a spin

In the next step on its path to getting its low earth orbit payload launch system up and running, Virgin Orbit successfully took its LauncherOne system out for a spin with an actual rocket attached un

Orbital ATK is launching a cargo rocket for the ISS early tomorrow morning

Wake up in the wee hours of the morning on the East Coast and you might get a chance to watch a rocket launch more than three tons of cargo headed for the International Space Station. Set for a 4:39 E

Orbital ATK returns to flight with successful Antares launch to the space station

The Orbital ATK Antares rocket – the same rocket that exploded on its way to the International Space Station two years ago – returned to flight today with a much-anticipated launch. Lifting of

NASA awards companies $65 million to develop habitats for deep space

NASA is serious about going to Mars, and not just for a quick visit, either. It just committed $65 million, spread over two years and six companies, for the purpose of developing and testing deep-spac

Cygnus launches to space station with new experiments on board

The Cygnus cargo vehicle was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 11:05pm EST to begin its 3-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS). Launching on top of United Launch

Here’s why NASA is setting fire to a cargo ship in space

Next Tuesday, Orbital ATK will launch their Cygnus cargo vehicle to the International Space Station (ISS). Cygnus will bring the astronauts on station food, water, and a 3-D printer, among other suppl

Orbital ATK and SpaceX Receive Air Force Contracts For New Engine Development

It’s been a good few days at Orbital ATK and SpaceX. Right on the heels of major contracts from NASA to resupply the International Space Station, both companies were the first recipients of the Air