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After a gauntlet of test firings of the steering jets conducted at White Sands Space Harbor in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft is closer than ever to liftoff.
NASA For the first time, the Mission Control Center (MCC) at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston has tested communications with a commercial, crew-capable spacecraft, as The Boeing Company conducted an interface test between the MCC and software planned for the company's CST-100 spacecraft. Boeing has partnered with NASA to develop a fully integrated crew transportation system, with its CST-100 spacecraft and United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, in partnership with NASA's...
The X Prize Foundation has announced a $2-million competition to kick-start technology innovations to more accurately measuring the health of the oceans.
Four citizen-astronaut candidates have completed training with flying colors, setting themselves up to fly aboard the XCOR Lynx spacecraft one day under the Citizens in Space program.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) congratulates Virgin Galactic on another successful piloted test flight of SpaceShipTwo (SS2) and is proud to announce that its hybrid rocket engines have once
NASA will host a televised news conference at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, to preview the upcoming test flight of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.
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