After Dodging Bullets in Development, MMS Set for Launch

GREENBELT, Md. — NASA’s formation-flying Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is eventually making ready for launch aboard its Atlas 5 rocket after a bullet-dodging growth cycle difficult by a mass of dangerous components, a... Read more »

Thales Alenia Space Nabs $94M Contract for SWOT Satellite

PARIS — The French area company, CNES, on Jan. 6 signed the primary of a deliberate three contracts for the U.S.-French Floor Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite tv for pc, a... Read more »

Frank Wolf, House’s Top NASA Appropriator, Retiring in 2015

WASHINGTON — Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), the highest NASA appropriator within the U.S. Home of Representatives and a fierce China critic who banned joint house endeavors between that nation and the US,... Read more »

Obama Proposes $17.7B NASA Budget, Asteroid Retrieval Mission

WASHINGTON — NASA unveiled a principally enterprise as regular $17.7 billion spending plan April 10 that brushes apart sequestration to maintain key house applications on observe whereas making a handful of latest... Read more »

SN Blog | NASA’s Mohawk Guy on His Job, the Outer Planets and the State of the Union Address

The opposite day, I heard that Bobak Ferdowsi, “Mohawk Man” as he’s identified to a legion of on-line admirers, was going to be seated at first woman Michelle Obama’s field throughout President... Read more »

NASA Space Shuttle Trainer Lands at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

SEATTLE — Seattle’s Museum of Flight moved a nostril nearer to exhibiting a full-size mockup of the house shuttle June 30 with the supply of the entrance part of a retired astronaut... Read more »

Amazon CEO’s Apollo 11 Engine Search Excites NASA, Salvage Expert

HOUSTON — Amazon.com founder and chief government Jeff Bezos’ announcement that he not solely had positioned the engines that launched the primary manned Moon touchdown mission however was additionally planning to get... Read more »

NASA Identifies Fix for Ares 1 Vibration Issue

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s managers have recognized a repair they are saying will shield astronauts from doubtlessly harmful ranges of vibrations that would attain the deliberate Orion Crew Exploration Automobile throughout its... Read more »