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Watch Live @ 4:45 am ET: SpaceX Dragon Departs Space Station
On Sunday, March 19, NASA will broadcast the departure of SpaceX's latest Dragon cargo ship from the International Space Station. The live webcast will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT (0845 GMT).
Saturn’s Icy Moon Mimas Amazes in Final Flyby Photo
This mosaic of Mimas, the smallest and innermost of Saturn’s main moons, was constructed from images taken by the narrow-angle camera onboard NASA’s Cassini orbiter on Jan. 30, 2017, during its final close approach to the icy moon. Mimas was discovered on Sept. 17, 1789 by the English astronomer William Herschel and named for one [...]
Webcast Replay: Delta IV Rocket Launches WGS-9 Military Communications Satellite!
On Saturday (March 18), United Launch Alliance will live webcast the launch of a Delta IV rocket carrying a military communications satellite into orbit. The launch window opens at 8:18 p.m. ET (0018 GMT).
Launch Photos: Delta IV Launches WGS-9 Military Communications Satellite
On March 18, 2017, the U.S. military communications satellite WGS-9 launched into orbit atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket. See photos from the rocket launch here.
Advanced US Military Communications Satellite Launches Into Orbit
A Delta IV rocket blasted off Saturday night (March 18) to deliver a $445 million U.S. military communications satellite into orbit, the ninth member of a planned network of 10 satellites.
Watch Live Today! Delta IV Rocket to Launch WGS-9 Military Satellite @ 7:44 pm ET
Saturday (March 18), United Launch Alliance will live webcast the launch of a Delta IV rocket carrying a military communications satellite into orbit. The launch window opens at 7:44 p.m. EDT (2344 GMT).
Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel These 4 Earth Science Missions
On the chopping block are the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder mission; and the Deep Space Climate Observatory.
New US Military Communications Satellite Launches Today: How to Watch Live
Catch a live broadcast of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket as it sends a military communications satellite into orbit tonight (March 18) at 7:44 p.m. EDT (2344 GMT).
OneWeb Breaks Ground on a Florida Factory That Will Build Thousands of Satellites
OneWeb Satellites, the joint venture between rising satellite operator OneWeb and manufacturing giant Airbus, broke ground March 16 on a dedicated factory that will build thousands of OneWeb satellites instead of the hundreds originally envisioned.
Radiation from Nearby Galaxies Bulked Up Early Monster Black Holes
Bright radiation emitted by neighboring galaxies likely fueled the rapid growth of supermassive black holes in the early universe, a new study shows.