NASA opens new launchpad at Kennedy Space Center meant to serve multiple commercial launch customers – ITPro.works

NASA has finished work on a new launchpad at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida — Launch Complex 48 (LC-48), a pad that will be able to support smaller launch … Read More

SpaceX and NASA successfully launch four astronauts to space for first operational Dragon crew mission – ITPro.works

SpaceX has become the first private company to launch astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the culmination of years of work in partnership with NASA on developing human spaceflight … Read More

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule are now officially certified for human spaceflight by NASA – ITPro.works

SpaceX and NASA have completed the multi-year certification program for the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft launch system, the first ever human-rated commercial space system to be developed. The final … Read More

NASA partners with SpaceX, Rocket Lab, Blue Origin and others for test flights and research – ITPro.works

NASA has announced 20 new partnerships with commercial space outfits, among them collaborations with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Rocket Lab. While no money will change hands, NASA will dedicate millions … Read More

Lockheed picks Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket for experimental NASA mission – ITPro.works

Relativity Space has bagged its first public government contract, and with a major defense contractor at that. The launch startup’s 3D-printed rockets are a great match for a particularly complex … Read More

Watch Blue Origin launch its reusable New Shepard rocket live, with a key NASA system test on board – ITPro.works

Blue Origin is set to return to active flight today, after a hiatus of nearly a year since its last launch in December 2019. Today’s launch is a mission for … Read More

Blue Origin targets this Thursday for New Shepard reusable rocket launch with NASA landing system test – ITPro.works

Blue Origin just announced the timing of its next rocket launch – and it’s surprisingly soon, in just two days on Thursday, September 24. The launch of Blue Origin’s New … Read More

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