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Space officials outline key investments needed to ensure US maintains edge

WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department remains focused on maintaining its edge in space as competitors attempt to shift the balance in the domain, a...

Blue Origin targets Sunday for New Shepard launch

KENT, Wash. -- To say "good things come to those who wait" is putting it mildly for former Air Force Capt. Ed Dwight. Dwight was...

Helium leak in service module prompts another delay for Starliner launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Will the fourth time be a charm? Boeing's first Starliner mission carrying astronauts into space has been delayed once again -...

NASA, Boeing, ULA aim for Friday for Starliner flight test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the midst of a warning of a "disaster," NASA, Boeing and the United Launch Alliance said the Boeing Crew...

Companies to build, design ‘SpaceShip’ to carry ULA’s Vulcan rockets

DECATUR – United Launch Alliance is gonna need a bigger boat. And to meet that need, the company has hired two companies to design, oversee...

Starliner launch scrubbed due to faulty valve on liquid oxygen tank

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A "technical issue" with a pressure regulation valve on the liquid oxygen tank caused a Boeing crew flight test to...

Marshall Space Flight Center prepares for strategic facilities updates

HUNTSVILLE -- The Marshall Space Flight Center is getting ready for the next big step in its evolution. Through a series of multi-year infrastructure...

AU professor to explore printing semiconductors in microgravity

AUBURN — Can a small, laser ablation and sintering enabled (LASED) multi-material printer operate in microgravity? Masoud Mahjouri-Samani, the Goldbold Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical...

AU, UA, UAH, Victory Solutions awarded grants to boost moon to Mars exploration

WASHINGTON -- A Huntsville-based company and three state universities are among 21 organizations to share nearly $1.5 million in grants from NASA. The grants are...

Moving day as space station prepares for historic arrival of Starliner crew

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- It was moving day today at the International Space Station. But it was unlike any moving day experienced here on Earth. With...