Topic: Bigelow Aerospace LLC
Sierra Nevada Corp., which is designing a mini space shuttle called the Dream Chaser, announced that it's joining forces with Lockheed Martin – heavy-hitter in aerospace.
SpaceX launch a reminder that NASA isn't the only game in town anymore. Aspiring engineers, rocket designers, space geeks look to 'New Space' companies to boldly go where only governments used to go.
The Atlantis landing just before 6 a.m. Thursday marks the end of the US space shuttle program – and the transition to private firms as the cargo carriers to space. Perhaps they'll ferry people, too.
07/21/2011 09:59 am
Space shuttle: As NASA's vaunted shuttle program comes to a close, Boeing is working on a space capsule that will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
06/28/2010 02:29 pm
Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.
06/04/2010 01:36 pm
The European Space Agency's long-term plans for manned space flight rest on the successful launch of the module scheduled Thursday.
02/06/2008 12:00 am