06.24.13 - For the first time since NASA’s Apollo and space shuttles-eras, one of the launch pads is undergoing extensive upgrades to support the agency's 21st century launch complex.
06.14.13 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program partners shared plans to launch U.S. astronauts to low-Earth orbit from Space Coast during a National Space Club meeting in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
06.14.13 - NASA Launch Vehicle Systems lead Henry May is working with companies who are designing transportation for astronauts to the International Space Station.
05.31.13 - The Boeing Company recently performed wind tunnel testing of its CST-100 spacecraft and integrated launch vehicle, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
05.30.13 - NASA astronaut Jack Fischer visited Langley's Cockpit Motion Facility in May to fly simulated Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser landings.
05.30.13 - Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians recently completed a series of pyrotechnic bolt tests on the Orion ground test vehicle.
05.09.13 - Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) Space Systems of Louisville, Colo., completed its first major, comprehensive safety review of its Dream Chaser Space System.
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.