NASA Awards Contract to Launch CubeSat to Moon from Virginia

NASA has selected Rocket Lab of Huntington Beach, California, to provide launch services for the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) CubeSat. Rocket Lab, a commercial launch provider licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration, will launch the 55-pound CubeSat aboard an Electron rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. After […]

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NASA says SpaceX will be first to launch astronauts from American soil since 2011

SpaceX will be the first company to launch American astronauts into space from American soil since 2011, NASA confirmed Friday. In a tweet from the NASA Commercial Crew account, NASA said publicly for the first time that SpaceX is the company that will launch astronauts. Welcome to Florida, #CrewDragon! 🐉 This @SpaceX spacecraft will launch the first crew […]

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Florida launch base to be renamed Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

By Stephen Clark The military-run spaceport at Cape Canaveral will soon be renamed Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to reflect the facility’s transition from the U.S. Air Force to the newly-created Space Force, military officials said Friday. Officials said Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, home operational launch pads leased by United Launch Alliance and SpaceX, […]

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