First SLS launch remains on schedule for late August

WASHINGTON — Preparations for the primary flight of the House Launch System stay on monitor for a liftoff as quickly as Aug. 29, NASA officers stated Aug. 3. SLS managers and company... Read more »

NASA sets late August and early September launch dates for Artemis 1

WASHINGTON — NASA has reserved three days in late August and early September for the primary launch of its Area Launch System rocket to ship the Orion spacecraft to orbit across the... Read more »

Congress presses NASA for more details on Artemis costs and schedules

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress, involved about rising prices and slipping schedules, pressed NASA for extra particulars in regards to the administration and total technique of the company’s Artemis lunar exploration plan.... Read more »

Amazon’s Alexa to be tested on Artemis 1

WASHINGTON — The upcoming uncrewed take a look at flight of the Orion spacecraft will embody a payload to see how a voice recognition expertise broadly obtainable to shoppers right this moment... Read more »

NASA expects vaccination mandates to have little impact on Artemis 1 preparations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — As NASA prepares to put in the Orion spacecraft on the primary Area Launch System rocket, company officers performed down any impact coronavirus vaccine mandates could have on remaining... Read more »

First SLS launch now expected in late 2021

WASHINGTON — NASA now expects the primary launch of the Area Launch System to happen in late 2021, with the coronavirus pandemic at the least partially contributing to the newest delays. Talking... Read more »

NASA awards long-term Orion production contract to Lockheed Martin

LOS ANGELES — NASA introduced Sept. 23 it was awarding a contract to Lockheed Martin for long-term manufacturing of the Orion spacecraft, masking as many as 12 spacecraft that will meet NASA’s... Read more »