Europe’s Ariane 6 launcher program, on time for a first launch next year but facing a dearth of firm orders, has received renewed support from France and Germany.
NASA and Boeing are negotiating a contract worth up to about $2 billion to begin production of a third Space Launch System core stage and order long-lead items for additional boosters.
Virgin Galactic and Boeing expect to finish a design for a point-to-point suborbital plane over the next few months, Virgin founder Richard Branson told Aerospace DAILY.
Doug Loverro will become NASA’s associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
The U.S. Army is updating its space training strategy to reflect the service’s role in the Indo-Pacific region.
NASA’s flurry of spacewalks to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station’s far port side solar power truss has been interrupted by the discovery of a failed power controller following the second of the five planned excursions.
Sierra Nevada Corp. is beginning full assembly of the first operational Dream Chaser spacecraft at its Louisville, Colorado, facility.
Global human spaceflight veterans believe the medical community must prepare a more comprehensive approach to physical and mental health threats that may emerge if they are to pursue a human return to the Moon and a push to Mars.
Space situational awareness startup LeoLabs has completed its first radar installation outside the U.S.
Although the identity of the new owner has not yet being revealed, Stratolaunch has announced that it has “transitioned ownership and is continuing regular operations.”