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08-02-2017

Lockheed Martin invests $350 million in state-of-the-art satellite production facility

266,000 square foot "Factory of the Future" will speed production and lower costs.

07-28-2017

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought project

University of Colorado Boulder engineers, scientists and students are teaming up with Black Swift Technologies of Boulder to use unmanned aircraft in the coming weeks to measure water moisture at a test irrigation farm in Yuma, Colorado.

07-27-2017

Astrobotic and United Launch Alliance announce mission to the moon

The first mission in 2019 will serve as a key demonstration of service for NASA, international space agencies, and companies looking to carry out missions to the Moon.

07-20-2017

Living in Deep Space: Lockheed Martin to build full-scale prototype of NASA cislunar habitat

NextSTEP-2 prototype to engineer how astronauts live and work at NASA’s deep space gateway.

07-19-2017

United Launch Alliance signs contract with Sierra Nevada Corporation to launch Dream Chaser® spacecraft to deliver cargo to International Space Station

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) commercially developed Atlas V rocket to launch the first two missions of its Dream Chaser cargo system in support of NASA’s Cargo Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract.

07-18-2017

Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries

The origin and nature of Mars is mysterious. It has geologically distinct hemispheres, with smooth lowlands in the north and cratered, high-elevation terrain in the south. The red planet also has two small oddly-shaped oblong moons and a composition that sets it apart from that of the Earth.

06-30-2017

Perlmutter Introduces the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

The legislation outlines clear roles and responsibilities for the federal agencies which study and predict space weather events.

06-29-2017

EchoStar Mobile joins European Space Agency and space industry leaders in promoting 5G across Europe

Joint initiative designed to accelerate development of 5G in Europe.

06-29-2017

United Launch Alliance wins competitive contract award to launch the United States Air Force STP-3 mission

The U.S. Air Force announced that ULA was awarded a contract to launch the STP-3 mission.

06-26-2017

GPS III in Full Production: Second Lockheed Martin satellite assembled, ready to begin environmental testing

Navigation payload delivered for third satellite in most powerful GPS constellation ever.