Two people who served on the NASA transition team for the Trump administration said July 11 they don’t expect the White House to rush the development of a new national space policy.
Vice President Mike Pence said July 6 that the U.S. space program would refocus on human spaceflight, including missions to the moon and Mars, but offered few other details about what such a shift would entail.
Pence will give a speech early this afternoon to employees at KSC's Vehicle Assembly Building, and will also tour other facilities at the center.
As House appropriators approved a spending bill that rolled back some of the proposed cuts in the administration’s 2018 budget request for NASA, Senate colleagues raised similar concerns about cuts to agency programs.
After scrapping an attempt at a satellite servicing business six years ago, MDA Corp. launched a new venture June 28 to repair and refuel satellites in orbit using a spacecraft it is building for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Speaking at the Paris Air Show, Igor Komarov said he expects Roscosmos to participate in the Deep Space Gateway, NASA's concept for a crew-tended facility operating in lunar orbit.
Senators overwhelmingly passed an amendment to an Iran-Russia sanctions bill June 15 to fix language some argued could have prevented NASA and others from launching missions on rockets that use Russian engines.
With administration plans to cancel it announced earlier this year, and a lack of congressional support, NASA is in an “orderly closeout” phase of its Asteroid Redirect Mission while keeping alive some of its key technologies for other applications.
House members criticized a NASA budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 that would cancel several Earth science projects and close the agency’s education office.
MOFFET FIELD, Calif. — NASA announced plans June 8 to send three cubesats built by university students and moonlighting engineers into deep space on the first flight of the Space Launch System in 2019 as part of …
Vice President Mike Pence used a ceremony announcing NASA’s latest class of astronauts June 7 to restate the administration’s plans to reestablish the National Space Council, but set no timetable for formally doing so.
Best known for his role on Star Trek, William Shatner wants to feature the next generation of NASA scientists.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft June 3 making its second trip to the International Space Station.