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Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says
2017/04/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

NASA will probably delay the first two missions of its Orion deep-space capsule, being developed to send astronauts beyond earth's orbit and eventually to Mars, the U...


2017/03/24 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

A French and an American astronaut are scheduled to float outside the International Space Station Friday for a spacewalk aimed at upgrading the orbiting outpost for t...


2017/03/16 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Under US President Donald Trump's proposed budget, NASA's funding would stay largely intact but the space agency would abandon plans to lasso an asteroid, along with ...


2017/02/27 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

The US space agency said Friday it is considering putting astronauts on an upcoming test flight of the deep space capsule Orion as it aims to orbit the Moon.Orion is ...


2016/06/10 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Boeing has awarded $200 million in contracts to small businesses for work on the International Space Station (ISS). Boeing is NASA’s prime contractor for the ISS. T...


Boeing awarded its second commercial human spaceflight mission
2015/12/21 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

NASA today awarded a mission to Boeing to transport crew to the International Space Station (ISS) with flights beginning in 2017, marking the second time this year tha...


Orion ESM – structural test model ready for shipment
2015/10/29 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

In November Airbus DS will deliver the structural test article for the European Service Module to NASA. The structural test article is an exact copy of the flight mode...


Lockheed Martin Begins Final Assembly of NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft
2015/04/01 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] technicians began assembling a NASA spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid for scientifi...


Boeing CST-100 Spacecraft Moves Another Step Closer to Flight
2014/12/11 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Boeing and NASA recently completed the Ground Segment Critical Design Review and set the baseline design for the company’s Commercial Crew Transportation System, movin...


2014/11/24 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Ten new projects are providing opportunities for the public to participate in NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, which accelerates the agency's asteroid initiative work ...