Final Work Platform Installed in Vehicle Assembly Building for NASA’s Space Launch System

NASA reached a key milestone in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A year of platform installations came to conclusion in January as the final work platform, A north, was lifted, installed and secured recently on its rail beam on the north wall…

NASA’s ‘Spaceport of the Future’ Reaches Another Milestone

NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase of work on its spaceport of the future, where the next generation of astronauts will launch to Mars and other deep-space destinations. This artist concept depicts the Space Launch System rocket rolling…

NASA Orders Second Boeing Crew Mission to International Space Station

NASA took an important step Friday to establish regular crew missions that will launch from the United States to the International Space Station with the order of its second post-certification mission from Boeing Space Exploration of Houston. This artist’s concept shows Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, currently under development for NASA’s…

Domes Arrive at Kennedy Space Center for CST-100 Test Article Assembly

The first two domes that will form the pressure shell of the Structural Test Article, or STA, for Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft have arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The STA Crew Module will be assembled inside the former space shuttle hangar, known as Orbiter Processing Facility-3, so the company can…