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Soon humans will travel out beyond the Moon

Lockheed Martin begins construction on first Orion spaceship that will take astronauts into deep space.


Sierra Nevada Corporation contract continued on advanced plant growth for NASA’s NextSTEP project

Under a contract modification, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) will focus on the development of advanced bio-based life support and food production systems for NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP).


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-47 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 on Jan. 12 at 2:11 p.m. PST. Designated NROL-47, the mission is in support of national defense.


Under control: U.S. Air Force's SBIRS GEO Flight-4 missile warning satellite responding to commands

Satellites' accuracy and sensitivity for detecting infrared targets significantly exceed specifications.


NASA announces updated crew assignments for Space Station missions

NASA is announcing an addition to the NASA lineup for upcoming launches, and making changes to some assignments for International Space Station missions in 2018.


AlloSource co-authors International Space Station microbial study with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) co-authored a scientific publication titled "Detection of antimicrobial resistance genes associated with the International Space Station environmental surfaces" that was published today in Nature's Scientific Reports.


Sealed up, ready to go: U.S. Air Force’s SBIRS GEO Flight-4 missile warning satellite encapsulated for launch

Current SBIRS’ constellation continues to deliver outstanding infrared surveillance performance.


Researchers catch supermassive black hole burping -- twice

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping” – not once, but twice.


United Launch Alliance introduces payload competition for 10th anniversary of the Student Rocket Launch

K-12 payload teams can compete for nearly $10,000 in prizes.


Ready for the next 60 Years: Ball Aerospace continues to invest in people, infrastructure, technologies

Since its founding in Boulder, Colorado, in 1956, Ball Aerospace has significantly increased its high-tech workforce, embarked on several infrastructure expansion projects and pioneered new technologies to meet the demands of customers today.