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The Multi-Purpose Laboratory Module, also known as Nauka, was originally set to be added to the ISS in 2007.
The European Space Agency completed the preliminary design review for the Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer, giving a go-ahead to prime contractor Airbus and its partners to start building a prototype spacecraft to test systems for the challenging mission known simply as Juice.
Speaking the day after a North Korean missile exploded within seconds of launch, U.S. Strategic Command’s second-in-command said March 23 that the reclusive nation still poses a security challenge, but one that the space domain can help meet.
Space Systems Loral (SSL) has filed a lawsuit against Orbital ATK after an employee of that company accessed sensitive information in a NASA computer system about SSL satellite servicing technologies.
It's the only one currently planned for the length of the so-called Wideband AoA, though the Pentagon will hold meetings with industry leadership
German satellite manufacturer OHB Systems just barely missed its 2016 revenue goal despite supply chain issues that slowed key programs.
WASHINGTON — An Ariane 5 launch already twice delayed by French Guiana labor unrest was put on indefinite hold Thursday as protests shut down roads, schools and municipal buildings in the South American territory that hosts Europe’s main sp…
The Georgia House passed the bill Wednesday on a 151–6 vote, after the state senate previously approved the bill.
NASA officials praised “historic” funding levels for its planetary science programs in the administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget request at a conference March 20, even as some scientists in attendance worried about how that budget would affect other agency programs.
One day after President Donald Trump signed into law the first NASA authorization bill in more than six years, a leading senator said he is planning a new, long-term authorization bill for the agency.
"Perhaps there will be some future bill that makes a difference for Mars, but this is not it," he wrote.
Labor protests in Kourou, French Guiana, have prompted Arianespace to postpone an Ariane 5 launch of two telecommunications satellites until at least Thursday.
Vice President Mike Pence said March 21 that he expects the Trump administration to reestablish the National Space Council, a move that has the backing of a key member of Congress.
The SBIRS GEO Flight 3 spacecraft transmitted its first images back to Earth March 17, a milestone known as “first light.”
An email update on the company's work on the engine said Bezos will provide more news "in the coming weeks."