An ULA Delta 4 rocket carrying the Air Force WGS-10 satellite lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 March 15, 2019. Credit: ULA
An updated illustration of the lunar Gateway, released by NASA March 11, shows the proposed international partner contributions to the facility. On March 26, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to land humans on the moon by 2024, four years earlier than the agency's current plans. Credit: NASA
Artist’s concept of the NTS-1, NTS-2 and NTS-3 satellites. NTS-3, right, is the U.S. military’s first Navigation Technology Satellite in 40 years. Credit: Lt. Jacob Lutz, AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate
The Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a Delta 4 rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 on March 18, 2017. Credit: ULA
Yutu- 2 Jan . 11, 2019 CLEP
SSL satellite servicing concept
SpaceIL lander
Opportunity rover
The Sentinel-2B satellite launched in March 2017 is part of Europe’s Copernicus system of Earth-observation satellites. Credit: Airbus
Boe Mann Ferguson
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After much tinkering, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has at last finished the cryogenic cooler that will keep JWST's Mid-Infrared Instrument at its frosty-cool operating temperature of minus 270 Celsius. Credit: NASA artist's concept
In its 2017 annual report, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory published this chart showing its annual budget and spending on major programs. Credit: NASA
The Chang’e-4 lander imaged by the Yutu-2 rover on the lunar far side. Credit: CLEP/CNSA
An illustration of MethaneSAT, a small satellite designed to track methane emissions from human activities. The spacecraft's design is still under development. Credit: EDF
Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA

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