Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) Space Systems of Louisville, Colo., completed its first major, comprehensive safety review of its Dream Chaser Space System.
Federal and state transportation experts tour Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to learn about new spaceport activities.
Boeing successfully completed a preliminary design review of the component that would connect the company's new crew capsule to its rocket.
Boeing's plans for its CST-100 spacecraft continue to firm up as the aerospace company works with NASA's Commercial Crew Program to establish what will be needed to communicate with the spacecraft and recover it when it returns from a mission.
NASA has taken a crucial step toward launching crews to the space station from the U.S. This landmark comes at the 45th anniversary of an essential stage in sending Americans to the moon.
NASA's Commercial Crew Program and its industry partners are investing their time, money, efforts and reputations into shaping America's next-generation human spaceflight capabilities.
NASA awards contracts in next step toward safely launching American astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil.
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.
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.
SpaceX completed its first three performance milestones for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.
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.
Blue Origin successfully test fired its BE-3 high-performance liquid hydrogen engine thrust chamber at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden takes media on a tour of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station facilities on Aug. 23.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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.