High Wind Scraps SpaceX Observatory Launch, Rocket LandingSpaceX is taking another stab Tuesday at launching an observatory into deep space and landing the rocket booster that carries it up.
Wallops Island Rocket Launch Pad Awaits RepairsDespite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.
1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Virgin Galactic Rocket ExplosionVirgin Galactic reported that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost in Southern California and the status of the pilots is unclear.
Russian Rocket Engines Suspected in Launch BlastCrews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to send supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
NASA Rocket Launch Explodes in VirginiaThe owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.
Rocket Launches Scheduled for Wallops Island The Defense Department is scheduled to launch three rockets from a NASA facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Rocket That Will Carry Cargo Ship Test Launched A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has successfully launched a rocket in a test of its ability to send a cargo ship aloft.
Virginia Tech Team Part Of NASA Rocket Challenge Students from Virginia Tech are among teams from across the country participating in NASA's rocketry challenge.
NASA Launches Rocket Carrying Inflatable Heat-Shield TechnologyNASA has launched a rocket carrying an inflatable heat-shield technology demonstration flight from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.