The facility is being built by Orbital Outfitters, a company developing pressure suits for commercial spaceflight companies.
Profile | U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), Member, House Appropriations commerce, justice, science and related agencies subcommittee
As a senior member of the House Appropriations commerce, justice, science subcommittee, which oversees NASA spending, Culberson is in a good position to help secure the necessary funding for a Europa mission. He might be in an even better position in the near future.
A plan by Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to build a privately owned launch site just north of the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas, passed a key environmental review.
Orbital Outfitters’ new facility will be designed to cater to customers beyond its traditional base in the human spaceflight industry.
The U.S. government has taken a preliminary step to allow Blue Origin to launch new vehicles from its West Texas launch site through 2019.
A pair of nitrogen tanks at SpaceX's rocket test facility in McGregor, Texas, exploded.
SpaceX test fired a rocket stage outfitted with nine Merlin1-D engines.
The carrier will be sized to accommodate up to 12 small scientific and education payloads a flight.
Musk expects to make a decision this year about where to locate a commercial spaceport.
NEW YORK — XCOR Aerospace, a private company designing a reusable suborbital spaceplane, will open a new test facility in Texas, company officials announced July 9.
WASHINGTON — Details about a launch facility Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) is considering building in Texas emerged April 9 in a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document detailing an environmental review that must precede construction.