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To the moon! ULA Vulcan gives a boost to lunar mission

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla. – With the roar of its engines lighting up the late-night sky, United Launch Alliance marked the beginning...

ULA Vulcan Centaur inaugural flight, certification mission set

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Everything continues to progress toward the first ULA Vulcan flight test and certification mission, officials with United Space Alliance announced. The...

Marshall engineers achieve benchmark with 3D-printed Rotating Detonation engine

HUNTSVILLE -- NASA has achieved a benchmark in developing an innovative propulsion system called the Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine. Engineers at the Marshall Space Flight...

Blue Origin’s New Shepard mission carries postcards, research payload

WEST TEXAS -- Blue Origin completed its 24th New Shepard flight and 13th payload mission today from Launch Site One in West Texas. The flight...

UNA Planetarium delves into mystery of Christmas sky

FLORENCE -- Have you ever gone outside and tried to find the Christmas Star on Christmas night? Is it the brightest star? Which direction...

UAH researchers to study how lightning in space relates to thunderstorm strengthening

HUNTSVILLE – Two researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville Earth System Science Center were recently awarded $402,000 from NASA's 2022 Research Opportunities...

Historic marker tells of Huntsville subdivision built during Space Race

HUNTSVILLE – McThornmor Acres, named by combining five men who incorporated the neighborhood that at the time became Huntsville’s largest subdivision in west Huntsville,...

UNA selected to Alabama Space Grant Consortium

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama has been selected to be part of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium, a collaboration that will provide...

UAH researchers’ study could lead to propulsion breakthroughs

HUNTSVILLE – Two researchers in the College of Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville have won a grant totaling $457,963 to study...

ULA sets Christmas Eve for Vulcan Centaur launch

LAS VEGAS — Apparently, Santa Claus may not be the only one flying around South Florida on Christmas Eve. United Launch Alliance announced Tuesday it...