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.
12.02.11 - Seven aerospace companies are moving forward with space transportation system designs under the Commercial Crew Program's Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) activities.
12.06.11 - The 21st Century Ground Systems Program passed a major milestone as it moves Kennedy toward a multi-use spaceport.
11.16.11 - The mobile launcher is making the longest trip of its young life today to begin a two-week series of structural tests at Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
10.26.11 - Agreement part of the Commercial Crew Development Round 2 activities.
10.13.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden took a firsthand look at the Mobile Launcher that will serve as the launch pad for the Space Launch System.
09.16.11 - NASA's Space Launch System will use powerful engines and boosters to take astronatus further into space than ever before.
10.31.11 - In an innovative agreement that will create new jobs, NASA today announced a partnership with Space Florida to occupy, use and modify facilities at Kennedy Space Center.› Administrator Bolden's Blog →
10.20.11 - Florida Gov. Rick Scott saw the facilities at Kennedy Space Center that will be used to assemble and process the Orion spacecraft in the future.
09.30.11 - The Desert Research and Technology Studies group, known as D-RATS, ventured to Arizona to find out how to explore an asteroid.
09.29.11 - Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is taking the shape of a launch complex to serve future rockets.
04.01.12 - Prototype space lander to test hazard-ridden landings at Kennedy.
02.28.12 - One of NASA's crawler-transporters is set to receive two new diesel engines and generators, preparing the Apollo-era machine for the Space Launch System currently in design.
08.18.11 - New directorate to support strategies and techniques to launch a variety of rockets and spacecraft in the future.