05.06.13 - The Orion crew module is being put through a series of tests that simulate the loads the spacecraft would experience during its mission.
04.16.13 - As NASA marked the anniversary of the president's exploration vision, news media were updated on the Orion spacecraft that could take astronauts to an asteroid.
04.05.13 - Boeing successfully completed a preliminary design review of the component that would connect the company's new crew capsule to its rocket.
04.01.13 - For more than a year, NASA's crawler-transporter 2 has been undergoing a major tuneup in the Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building.
03.25.13 - A critical segment of Orion's Launch Abort System, the launch abort motor, recently arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for Exploration Flight Test (EFT)-1.
02.21.13 - Boeing's plans for its CST-100 spacecraft continue to firm up as the aerospace company works with NASA's Commercial Crew Program to establish what will be needed to communicate with the spacecraft and recover it when it returns from a mission.
01.25.13 - NASA has taken a crucial step toward launching crews to the space station from the U.S. This landmark comes at the 45th anniversary of an essential stage in sending Americans to the moon.
1.17.13 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program and its industry partners are investing their time, money, efforts and reputations into shaping America's next-generation human spaceflight capabilities.
12.11.12 - NASA awards contracts in next step toward safely launching American astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil.
12.03.12 - A NASA Railroad locomotive receives a major upgrade at a Space Shuttle Program-era facility at Kennedy Space Center.
11.20.12 - A facility full of platforms that once fit NASA's space shuttles like a glove is transitioning to make room for a new fleet of low-Earth orbit bound spacecraft.
11.16.12 - The spirit to live and work in low-Earth orbit and explore well beyond where we've ventured before is alive as NASA forges ahead with three major human spaceflight endeavors.
11.01.12 - SpaceX completed its first three performance milestones for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.
10.22.12 - Blue Origin conducted a successful pad escape test, firing its pusher-escape motor and launching a full-scale suborbital crew capsule from a simulated propulsion module.
10.15.12 - Blue Origin successfully test fired its BE-3 high-performance liquid hydrogen engine thrust chamber at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
10.15.12 - United Launch Alliance recently wrapped up its Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) partnership with NASA, laying the foundation for potentially certifying its Atlas V rocket for crewed missions.
10.01.12 - NASA managers and aerospace industry representatives met Sept. 19 for a chance to discuss the request for proposals that will begin NASA's certification process for integrated crew transportation systems.
09.27.12 - A technology designed by Paragon Space Development Corp. for use by astronauts in the hazardous environment of space has found a lifesaving use in coal mining.
09.19.12 - NASA scientists and engineers are studying the challenges and hazards involved in landing on extraterrestrial destinations such as the moon or Mars.
09.14.12 - The Boeing Company recently completed a review of its CST-100 spacecraft, integrated launch vehicle and operational plans as its first performance milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.