The pilot killed during a test flight of Virgin Galactic’s prototype space tourism rocket over the Mojave Desert on Friday was identified Saturday as a 39-year-old Tehachapi man.
The Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
A Hawthorne-based space transport company was forced to scrub a privately-financed satellite launch for the second time this week over technical glitches.
The largest rocket ever to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base had a successful lift-off Wednesday.
A con man who posed as a member of the famous Rockefeller family was sentenced Thursday to 27 years to life in prison for the murder of a San Marino man 28 years ago.
NASA will visit SpaceX Thursday to take an up-close look at one of the company’s private dragon capsules.
The world’s first private supply ship successfully docked at the International Space Station Friday morning.
The world’s first private supply ship flew tantalizingly close to the International Space Station on Thursday, acing a critical test in advance of the actual docking.
SpaceX will attempt to become the first private company to send a rocket to the International Space Station early Tuesday morning.
NASA says it looks like the rocket carrying an Earth-observation satellite is in the Pacific Ocean after a failed launch attempt.
Preparations to send up the classified satellite payload took three years and $100 million in infrastructure upgrades at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
The Pentagon Tuesday said it was trying to determine if a missile was launched Monday off the coast of Southern California and who might have launched it.