Flying onboard the SOFIA Boeing 747SP airborne observatory during its annual New Zealand deployment gives an insight into NASA’s infrared astronomy program.
Partners signing up to join NASA Gateway initiative.
Space BD and Mitsui are launching cubesats from the International Space Station’s Japanese Experiment Module Kibo.
Awards tallying nearly $2.3 billion go to ULA, Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin.
Two LE-9 expander bleed engines have run, one for 1,000 sec. The H3 launcher project is on schedule.
Hayabusa2 is to depart Ryugu in late 2019 and parachute samples from the asteroid down to Earth in December 2020.
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine aims to bridge partisan divide with political know-how.
Japan’s solid-propellant rocket is moving quickly from one version to the next. A new first stage will be the solid-propellant booster from H3.
Visiting near-Earth objects with multiple smallsats is to serve as a pilot run for a shared mission.