Apollo 11 at 50
Frontier Aerospace, a small Southern California company, has completed the design of attitude control thrusters it's developing with NASA and Astrobotic Technologies for deep space missions.
Spacebit is inviting university researchers to share data the London-based company plans to obtain from the miniature rovers scheduled to travel to the moon with Astrobotic Technology and Intuitive Machines in 2021.
Bruno has pitched the idea of a "strategic propellant reserve" to the National Space Council
Gen. DT Thompson: There are no plans today to send Space Force units into space.
Bridenstine: "I really hope people take away from this discussion that we are an instrument of national power."
DIU space director Butow: “We have the power where it make sense of leveraging and using public private partnerships to our advantage.”
Voyager is acquiring Pioneer Astronautics, a company that develops technologies to make human life sustainable in outer space.
The most recent data from the Small Business Administration reveals that NASA provides $2.8 billion per year directly to small businesses, with another $3 billion subcontracted through larger companies.
Join SpaceNews staff writers Jeff Foust and Caleb Henry for a panel discussion on the FCC's 5G and orbital debris actions and where the independent agency fits into space policy efforts by the Trump administration and Congress.
The Apollo program and 1969 moon landing inspired many of the entrepreneurs working to send people and robotic vehicles back to the moon or to pave the way for further space exploration and commerce.
NASA’s renewed effort to return humans to the moon draws inescapable parallels to Apollo a half-century ago.
As in Apollo, that public support may not be critical to winning sustained funding for Artemis, although the political and geopolitical conditions today are very different from those in the 1960s.
To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, SpaceNews asked readers to weigh in on the must-see realistic space movies for anyone serious about space. Grab the popcorn and let the countdown begin.
The chairman of the House appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA said July 24 he’s not yet convinced of the need to accelerate a human return to the moon, citing the cost of doing so.