Made in America
AP Aerospace Writer
More from Marcia Dunn
Winning Auction Bid to Fly in Space with Jeff Bezos: $28M
The flight is scheduled to take place on the 52nd anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s moon landing.
Jun 14th, 2021
SpaceX Launches 3rd Crew with Recycled Rocket & Capsule
It was the first time SpaceX reused a capsule and rocket to launch astronauts for NASA.
Apr 23rd, 2021
SpaceX Launches Test Rocket, Breaks Apart Before Landing
Elon Musk tweeted "at least the crater is in the right place!"
Mar 30th, 2021
Spacewalk Tackles Solar Panel Advance Work
The six new solar wings will fit over the older ones and boost the station’s power capability by up to 30%.
Mar 5th, 2021
NASA Says Mystery Object Isn't Asteroid
It's actually a 54-year-old rocket.
Dec 3rd, 2020
NASA Needs More Time, Money to Bring Back Mars Rocks
These challenges could add about $1 billion in unforeseen costs.
Nov 11th, 2020
Red Coating Contaminates SpaceX Rockets
Lacquer dripped into tiny vent holes in two rocket engines, which now must be replaced.
Oct 29th, 2020
NASA Tests $23M Titanium Toilet
The toilet is getting a not-so-dry run at the International Space Station before eventually flying to the moon.
Oct 2nd, 2020
New Measurements Show Hazardous Radiation Levels on Moon
Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Sep 28th, 2020
NASA Launches Mars Rover
The mission will look for signs of ancient life.
Jul 30th, 2020
NASA Adds Safety Fixes for Boeing's Crew Capsule
The changes follow a pair of close calls during a test flight.
Jul 8th, 2020
SpaceX Delivers Test Pilots to Space Station
It was the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried astronauts to the space station.
May 31st, 2020