NASA announces intent to continue the Commercial Crew Development effort with additional awards.
SpaceX announced it successfully completed the Dragon high altitude drop test.
SpaceX announced that the inaugural flight of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle successfully launched.
NASA Requests Input on Commercial Crew Transportation
The Falcon 9 rocket developed by SpaceX underwent a successful static engine firing.
Blue Origin, Boeing, Paragon, Sierra Nevada, and ULA Selected for Commercial Crew Development Awards
Orbital Sciences Corp. Successfully Test Fires Second Stage Motor of Taurus 2
Orbital Sciences Selects Solar Array Supplier for Cygnus Spacecraft
Space Exploration Technologies has completed acceptance testing for the Falcon 9 launch vehicle first and second stages.
NASA is applying Recovery Act funds to stimulate efforts within the private sector to develop and demonstrate human spaceflight capabilities.
Space Exploration Technologies has completed qualification testing for the Falcon 9 launch vehicle first stage tank and interstage.
On July 13, 2009, SpaceX launched its 5th Falcon 1, successfully transporting Malaysia's Razaksat into Earth orbit
Orbital Sciences Corporation picks Applied Aerospace Structures Corporation to manufacture and test the composite structure for the Cygnus spacecraft.
The University of Texas Health Science Center wins the Microgravity Research Competition for a nanotechnology experiment which may lead to commercial application in constant-dosing drug delivery.
Heinlein Prize Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Microgravity
NASA Awards Commercial Resupply Services Contracts
SpaceX conducts first full-duration firing of Falcon 9 rocket.
SpaceX Successfully Launches FALCON 1 to Orbit
SpaceX conducts first nine-engine firing of Falcon 9 rocket.
Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that Dulles, Virginia-based Orbital Sciences Corporation has confirmed its selection of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), located at Wallops Island in Accomack County on Virginia's Eastern Shore, as its base of operations for the company's new Taurus II rocket.