KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. —   Opportunities in the sciences of aviation and space were not always available to all people. A small few fought to be included and thus changed history. Black History Month exists because of pioneers similar to these who stood up to excel and achieve for those who […]

Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden: No, I — what I have always said is that Black history is American history, and we all play a role in the history of this country. We’re on this constant march toward a more perfect union. And my point to everyone, and I think what Lisa is saying is what […]

When Russia conducted a series of secret military satellite launches around the time of its invasion of Ukraine in early 2022, American intelligence officials began delving into the mystery of what, exactly, the Russians were doing. Later, spy agencies discovered Russia was working on a new kind of space-based weapon that could threaten the thousands […]

NASA, the main sponsor with experiments on board, hopes to jumpstart lunar economy ahead of astronaut missions. A lunar lander has taken off for the moon in a bid to make the first United States landing since the Apollo missions more than half a century ago and the first achieved by a privately owned spacecraft. […]

The first moon launch in the United States in more than 50 years is slated to take off early Monday morning with space burials in tow. Astrobotic lunar lander Peregrine is set to launch at approximately 2:18 a.m. ET on Monday on top of United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur Rocket. This launch is also a […]

By Meryl Sebastian BBC News, Kochi 1 January 2024 Image caption, Isro successfully launched a satellite for the exploration of celestial objects like black holes India’s space agency has successfully launched a rocket that is carrying an observatory which will study astronomical objects like black holes. It was launched from Sriharikota spaceport at 09:10 local […]

The U.S. military has launched its secret space plane on another mission that’s expected to last at least a couple of years By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer December 28, 2023, 8:16 PM ET • 2 min read The U.S. military’s X-37B space plane blasted off Thursday on another secretive mission that’s expected to last […]

Space X’s Falcon Heavy rocket returned to the skies Thursday night, launching a mysterious spacecraft for the U.S. military. The rocket lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It’s carrying the military’s X-37B space plane. The uncrewed spacecraft is shrouded in secrecy, and the military is not say where it’s going. Incidentally, a […]

The delayed launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket came two weeks after China launched its Shenlong space plane. The US military’s secretive X-37B robotic spaceplane has taken off from Florida on its seventh mission. The mission marks the first time the plane has been launched on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket capable of delivering it […]

The U.S. military’s X-37B space plane blasted off Thursday on another secretive mission that’s expected to last at least a couple of years. Like previous missions, the reusable plane resembling a mini space shuttle carried classified experiments. There’s no one on board. The space plane took off aboard SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket from NASA’s Kennedy […]

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