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New Space Exploration Tech Partners For NASA »

NASA has announced new partnerships with six U.S. companies to develop technologies related to space exploration. The accepted proposals cover three strategic technology focus areas: Expand Utilization of Space, Enable Efficient and Safe Transportation Into and Through Space and Increase Access to Planetary Surfaces. More

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NASA Names First Commercial... »

NASA has announced the names of nine astronauts who will be among the first people to launch into space aboard commercially built spacecraft. After the... More

Virgin Galactic Reaches... »

Virgin Galactic test pilots flew VSS Unity from the Mojave Air and Space Port to 170,800 feet on Thursday morning, the company said, marking the... More

ALPA: Space Ops Create... »

As private space launches increase and diversify, those activities are causing “significant impacts” on commercial aviation, according to a white... More

Top Letters and Comments,... »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about Boeing's new hypersonic concept, checkride delays, space ops and saving weight on airlines. More

ALPA Raises Space Ops Concerns »

Congress needs to take action now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated into the national airspace, ALPA president Tim Canoll told... More

Government Issues Directive... »

The U.S. government issued a policy directive aimed at managing growing space traffic more safely and effectively, including tackling increasing orbital... More