11.16.12 - The spirit to live and work in low-Earth orbit and explore well beyond where we've ventured before is alive as NASA forges ahead with three major human spaceflight endeavors.
11.20.12 - A facility full of platforms that once fit NASA's space shuttles like a glove is transitioning to make room for a new fleet of low-Earth orbit bound spacecraft.
11.01.12 - SpaceX completed its first three performance milestones for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.
10.28.12 - The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft splashed down Sunday, marking a successful conclusion to the first contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station.
10.27.12 - SpaceX's Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 3:22 p.m. EDT Sunday ending the first cargo delivery flight contracted by NASA to resupply the ISS.
10.22.12 - Blue Origin conducted a successful pad escape test, firing its pusher-escape motor and launching a full-scale suborbital crew capsule from a simulated propulsion module.
10.15.12 - Blue Origin successfully test fired its BE-3 high-performance liquid hydrogen engine thrust chamber at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
10.10.12 - SpaceX Dragon arrived Oct. 10 to the International Space Station, becoming the first commercial resupply mission to reach the orbital outpost.
SpaceX launched the first commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.
10.09.12 - While the first NASA Commercial Resupply Services flight to the International Space Station is historic, delivery and return of samples is pivotal.
10.04.12 - SpaceX will launch its Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket on the first operational cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.
10.15.12 - United Launch Alliance recently wrapped up its Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) partnership with NASA, laying the foundation for potentially certifying its Atlas V rocket for crewed missions.
10.04.12 - NASA's VEGGIE experiment could revolutionize the way astronauts eat on board the International Space Station and the way the U.S. looks at the nutritional needs of crews on future deep-space missions.
10.01.12 - NASA managers and aerospace industry representatives met Sept. 19 for a chance to discuss the request for proposals that will begin NASA's certification process for integrated crew transportation systems.
09.27.12 - A technology designed by Paragon Space Development Corp. for use by astronauts in the hazardous environment of space has found a lifesaving use in coal mining.
09.20.12 - The first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract is scheduled for Oct. 7.
09.14.12 - The Boeing Company recently completed a review of its CST-100 spacecraft, integrated launch vehicle and operational plans as its first performance milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.
08.28.12 - The Boeing Company recently completed a jettison test of its forward heat shield, which will protect the parachutes of the company's CST-100 spacecraft during future missions to and from low Earth orbit.
08.23.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
08.16.12 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program Manager and Florida's Lt. Governor discuss the future of human spaceflight at the National Space Club Florida Committee's August luncheon on Aug. 14.