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Spain Signs Up as 25th Nation in Artemis Pact
Officials from NASA and the U.S. State Department gathered in Madrid Tuesday as Science and Innovation Minister Diana Morant signed off for Spanish agreement to the Artemis Accords, marking the 25th nation to join the U.S.-led treaty to govern conduct in orbit and beyond.Read More
Number of People to Reach Orbit Climbs to 600 with Axiom’s Private Mission to ISS
Axiom’s second private astronaut crew arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on May 22, 2023, beginning their eight-day science mission.
The four members of the Ax-2 crew join the seven Expedition 69 crew members currently on the ISS.
Space Force Unveils Antisatellite Weapons Program, Reserve Branch Plans at Senate Hearing
Space Force leaders pulled back the veil of secrecy on one of the service’s most-secretive programs and made a push for congressional authorization of a new part-time branch during a May 2 hearing before the Senate.Read More
U.S. Budget Proposals for 2024 Would Add $5 Billion in Space Spending
Unclassified federal space spending would top $60 billion in 2024 under budgets proposed by the White House March 10, with an extra $5 billion planned for civil and military programs.Read More
New Congress Names Space Committee Leaders
With Republicans reclaiming a narrow majority in the U.S. House, leaders have spent January determining who will get gavels on the committees and subcommittees that set military and civil space policy and spending levels. In the Senate, Democrats kept control, leaving most of their top leaders o… Username Password Remember Me Forgot PasswordRead More
International Space Station Damage Triggers Apparent Detente
A micrometeorite the width of a pencil tip sliced through a Soyuz spacecraft docked at the International Space Station at nearly 16,000 mph, wrecking a radiator for the spacecraft’s computers and delaying the return of three astronauts in orbit by months, officials from NASA and Russian space agency Roscosmos said during a rare joint news conference Wednesday.Read More
“Space Matters” Panel Examines U.S. Policy, Government Space Spending for Wednesday Episode
Led by former Rep. and Moon Walker Associates CEO Bob Walker, Space Matters convenes former NASA administrator and former Rep. Jim Bridenstine, BryceTech CEO and founder Carissa Christensen, and Constellation Advisory President and Founder Patricia Cooper to provide unparalleled analysis into space programs and the regulatory and business environment.Read More
Artemis I Mission Highlights
NASA’s Artemis program is off to a successful start after Orion splashed down safely on Dec. 11, 2022. Launched on the inaugural Space Launch System (SLS) flight in November, the Orion spacecraft had several key milestones along its 25-day lunar flyby.Read More
Successful SLS Launch Kickstarts Artemis Program
After months of delays, NASA’s Artemis I mission rocketed to space from Kennedy Space Center at 1:47 a.m. EST on Nov. 16, 2022.
The maiden flight of the Space Launch System (SLS) carried the Orion spacecraft to orbit to begin its first journey around the Moon.Read More
New Leader Takes Space Force Helm as Dangers in Orbit Loom
Pentagon leaders emphasized the growing importance of missions in orbit Wednesday as they welcomed the second general to command the Space Force. The new chief of space operations, Gen. Chance Saltzman, pledged to get his young service ready for war.Read More