Boeing has demoted Dennis Muilenburg on the board of directors, and giving the chair seat to the company’s leading independent director, David Calhoun, in the wake of the 737 MAX fiasco. Muilenburg will remain president and CEO.
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.”
NASA astronauts Drew Morgan and Christina Koch advanced a month-long, five-spacewalk effort to replace aging power storage batteries along the International Space Station’s (ISS) vaulting solar power truss on Oct. 11 with a nearly 7-hr. excursion.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk appeared to be mending fences during a joint Oct. 10 news briefing.
NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer mission satellite was successfully launched late Oct. 10.
In a draft budget proposal, the Space Development Agency (SDA) is asking Congress for more than $11 billion over five years to plan, design and deploy large constellations of satellites,
In a comment that comes closest to acknowledging a likely slide in the launch target for NASA’s Artemis-1 Space Launch System (SLS) test flight, Ken Bowersox, the acting associate administrator for human exploration and operations, says the mission may not lift off until as late as mid-2021.
As commercial space operations prepare to ramp up to new levels across the U.S., the FAA says it remains on track to issue updated launch and re-entry regulations by the third quarter of 2020.
The first on-orbit servicing spacecraft, Northrop Grumman subsidiary SpaceLogistics LLC’s Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1), is sending back telemetry following its Oct. 9 launch.
Ahead of a visit by NASA's administrator to SpaceX’s headquarters to discuss progress on the Commercial Crew Program, the company says more than 90% of certification products for the upcoming crewed demo flight have been delivered.