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  • Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, officials said on...
  • Boeing obtiene gran contrato de la NASA para un "taxi espacial": fuente

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co ganó un importante contrato de la NASA para desarrollar nuevos "taxis espaciales" que llevarán a los astronautas a la Estación Espacial Internacional en lugar de depender de las naves rusas, informó una fuente de la...
  • Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA
    NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday. The U.S. space...
  • Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine

    Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine
    A joint venture of Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp plans to announce on Wednesday that it will team up with Blue Origin, a company run by Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, to develop a new rocket engine, a source familiar with the plans said....
  • Jerry Large: Space goals can lift down-to-earth ones

    Sometimes the news makes me want to get off the planet for a while, to go where, well, where each day is about new frontiers rather than old problems. I can't afford a lift on one of Virgin Galactic's space-tourism flights, but I can hook my imagination...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Businesses want to use drones — unmanned...
  • Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops

    Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops
    The working life of the big Global Hawk drone aircraft is spent skimming the tops of hurricanes, soaring at 60,000 feet through the untroubled stratosphere for hours and hours on end, eyeing the maelstrom just below. "Just steamin' and dreamin'," said...
  • NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short, report shows

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter, the agency's Inspector General said on Monday. The shortfall...
  • Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October

    Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October
    Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch its third operational mission, called Orb-3, from Wallops Island to the International Space Station on the evening of Oct. 18. An Antares rocket is expected to blast off no earlier than 10:14 p.m. from the...
  • Google to test cars without a driver

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car which, unlike earlier models, doesn't require a back-up driver at NASA's Ames Research Center, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space...
  • At last! NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally arrives at Mt. Sharp

    At last! NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally arrives at Mt. Sharp
    They’re here! After wandering in the Martian desert for 25 months, NASA’s Curiosity rover has finally arrived at its promised land: the base of Mt. Sharp, the 3-mile-high mound in in the middle of Gale Crater. The arrival marks the beginning...