09.14.12 - NASA's launch bases are being revamped to serve a variety of next-generation launch vehicles.
08.28.12 - The Boeing Company recently completed a jettison test of its forward heat shield, which will protect the parachutes of the company's CST-100 spacecraft during future missions to and from low Earth orbit.
08.24.12 - NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden takes media on a tour of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station facilities on Aug. 23.
08.20.12 - Apollo 4 opened an era of exploration from Kennedy Space Center.
08.16.12 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program Manager and Florida's Lt. Governor discuss the future of human spaceflight at the National Space Club Florida Committee's August luncheon on Aug. 14.
08.14.12 - NASA introduces its plans for certifying commercially developed spacecraft and launch vehicle systems in support of crewed missions to the International Space Station.
08.09.12 - The three American companies building next-generation spacecraft that NASA could call on to carry astronauts into orbit in the future will perform much of their work along Florida's Space Coast, home of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.
08.03.12 - The Morpheus lander is one step closer to achieving autonomous flight and landing.
07.27.12 - Lessons learned from the early days of developing Kennedy training sites for exploring beyond low Earth orbit are now being applied to possible ventures to Mars or a return to the moon.
08.03.12 - NASA announces its plans to partner with industry rocket and spacecraft developers for the Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which will ultimately lead to the availability of commercial human spaceflight services for government and commercial customers.
07.24.12 - The Firing Rooms in Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39 are being outfitted with smarter systems to support multiple users, such as the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, the Space Launch System, or SLS, and spacecraft for the Commercial Crew Program.
07.17.12 - Kennedy Space Center's Engineering Directorate recently broke ground on a new test site at the Florida spaceport that could help reduce the cost of ground hydrogen processing operations.
07.13.12 - NASA's premier launch site stands at a crossroads, said noted space historian John Logsdon.
07.13.12 - Kennedy Space Center hosts a Commercial Space Initiatives panel for students of the 2012 International Space University’s Space Studies Program on July 3.
07.12.12 - SpaceX recently completed an important design review of the crewed version of its Dragon spacecraft.
07.11.12 - Sierra Nevada Corp. recently tested the nose landing gear of its Dream Chaser spacecraft.
07.06.12 - Excalibur Almaz Inc. completed the exchange of technical information with NASA's Commercial Crew Program about its human spacecraft concept for low Earth orbit crew transportation.
06.26.12 - Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne tested a thruster for Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft, being developed in collaboration with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
06.18.12 - NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is turning to a number of strategies to work through the complex challenges of engineering a new generation of rockets and spacecraft.
05.30.12 - Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space System's Dream Chaser design passed one of its most complex tests to date with a successful captive-carry test during its partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.