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JWST passes launch review – SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — The James Webb Space Telescope is one step closer to launch after a review of its Ariane launch vehicle, while NASA continues...

Branson flies to edge of space on SpaceShipTwo

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. — Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson and five other people flew to the edge of space on the company’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital...

Space Force, DoD agencies planning multi-orbit sensor network to track hypersonic missiles

Millennium Space and Raytheon are developing space sensors for medium orbits could be added to the U.S. layered missile defense system WASHINGTON — The U.S....

German startup Isar Aerospace signs first launch contract

VALLETTA, Malta — Isar Aerospace, one of three German startups vying for ESA funding for smallsat launchers they each aim to debut next year,...

White House nominates Melroy to be NASA deputy administrator

Updated 8 p.m. Eastern with comments by Beyer and Bridenstine. WASHINGTON — The White House announced April 16 it will nominate former astronaut Pam Melroy...