05.08.12 - NASA astronauts recently got another opportunity to climb inside SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which they could one day fly to the International Space Station for the agency's Commercial Crew Program.
05.04.12 - The Boeing Company successfully completed the second parachute drop test for its CST-100 spacecraft, which it is developing in partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
05.04.12 - "Orion's arrival at Kennedy marks the start of something new for the center," said Scott Wilson, manager of Orion Production Operations...
04.27.12 - Program Manager Ed Mango answers a number of questions from around the world during a live Tweet Chat on April 27.
04.24.12 - At this time, a May 7th launch appears unlikely. SpaceX is continuing to work through the software assurance process with NASA. We will issue a statement as soon as a new launch target is set.› Latest News
03.29.12 - In preparation for the upcoming SpaceX demonstration flight, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur performed a crew equipment interface test in Florida.
03.16.12 - NASA astronauts recently got a feel for the accommodations inside SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which they could one day fly to the International Space Station for the agency's Commercial Crew Program.
03.06.12 - Workers recently began cutting and coating the first tiles that will protect an Orion spacecraft during re-entry.
03.13.12 - The hot-fire tests supported The Boeing Company's development of its CST-100 spacecraft in NASA's Commercial Crew Development Round 2.
03.09.12 - NASA's plans for a new generation of commercially owned and operated spacecraft and launches involve keeping to the agency's high standards for crew safety.
02.14.12 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) hosts a Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) preproposal conference for aerospace industry partners and stakeholders.
02.07.12 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program has Partner Integration Teams, or PIT Crews, to help guide industry partners in their race to space.
02.06.12 - Precision instruments on the mobile launcher showed engineers how much the 35-story structure will sway and vibrate when in motion.
02.03.12 - Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) marks a NASA Commercial Crew Program milestone with its Dream Chaser flight test vehicle for the collaborative mission of advancing commercial space transportation capabilities.
02.02.12 - One of NASA's industry partners, United Launch Alliance (ULA), completed two milestones that could lead toward the certification of its Atlas V launch vehicle for human spaceflight.
02.01.12 - One of NASA's industry partners, SpaceX, test fired its SuperDraco engine prototype for the collaborative mission of advancing commercial space transportation capabilities.
01.30.12 - Designing an escape system for the next generation of rockets is a fresh challenge for NASA engineers.
01.12.12 - The relocation of the RS-25D space shuttle main engine inventory from Kennedy Space Center's Engine Shop in Cape Canaveral, Fla., is underway.› Photo
01.20.12 - One of NASA's industry partners, ATK, met its third milestone toward advancing commercial space transportation capabilities.
12.21.11 - NASA's Commercial Crew Program will move ahead using Space Act Agreements (SAAs) instead of contracts to advance commercial space transportation designs.