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Ellen Stofan Selected As New Director Of National Air & Space Museum »

Ellen Stofan has been named director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Stofan begins her tenure April 30. She brings more than 25 years’ experience in space-related organizations and a deep research background in planetary geology. She is the first woman to hold this position. More

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NASA Accepting Applications... »

NASA says it’s hiring a new round of flight directors to oversee U.S. human spaceflight for the upcoming Orion missions and the International Space... More

Allen: Stratolaunch Could... »

As the huge Stratolaunch aircraft prepares for its first flight at Mojave, company founder Paul Allen is thinking about using it not just to deliver... More

Stratolaunch Taxi Tests... »

Stratolaunch, the giant airplane in development in Mojave, is continuing taxi tests at higher speeds and longer durations, the company said this week. Paul... More

NASA Aims For 2020 Dream... »

NASA has approved a mission using Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, in late 2020, the company announced on Wednesday. The mission will carry 6... More

SpaceX Does A Hat Trick... »

A perfect launch was as much showmanship as technical prowess. And that's a good thing. More

SpaceX To Launch Tesla... »

If the universe lacks for not having a midnight-red Tesla Roadster orbiting Mars, SpaceX is about to set things right. This week the company assembled its... More