US Military Awards New Contracts for XS-1 Space Plane

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

DARPA aims to build a reusable vehicle to provide 'quick, affordable and routine' access to space, which it says is ' critical for both national and economic security'.

NASA Signs $490 Million Contract With Russia to carry US astronauts to the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The US has been dependent on Russia for ISS access since it ended its space shuttle program in 2012.

Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA is bringing human spaceflight back to the US. The agency has ordered its first crew mission from Boeing, which will involve ferrying astronauts to the Space Station.

NASA is making parking spots on the space station for commercial space taxis

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The International Space Station is getting a makeover starting this week.

SpaceX and Boeing should fly manned crews to the space station starting in 2017

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Spacecraft testing and increasingly complex flights will pave the way for missions during the next few years to the International Space Station.