As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches on July 20, Americans are ready to mark what has often been called “Man’s Greatest Achievement.”
Among the many secretive projects hidden beneath the redacted cover of the black budget, none serve to galvanize the public’s imagination quite as much as the Boeing X-37B space plane.
"[I]t's hard to believe that it has been five decades since Neil Armstrong and I walked on the Moon," writes astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin in his foreword to Rod Pyle's stellar (pun intended) book, "First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience." Indeed, it is hard to believe.
American Military University presents InSpaceNews.com. In the spirit of John F. Kennedy's moonshot, we choose to face these challenges in space science, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.
In recent weeks, several U.S. Navy fighter pilots have come forward to disclose encounters they experienced with unidentified flying objects while performing training missions off the U.S. East Coast in 2014 and 2015.
The U.S. Air Force is consolidating and expanding its $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory by bringing together six different facilities at Kirtland Air Force Base, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
Whatever the origin or wisdom of the notion to start up a new military force focused on space operations, there is momentum in this direction.
The annual International Space Development Conference in Arlington, Virginia, opened on Thursday under the slogan, "Back to the Moon to Stay."
Eileen Collins, a former NASA astronaut, and the first woman Space Shuttle pilot, was the featured lunchtime speaker at the International Space Development Conference (ISDC) Thursday in Arlington, Virginia.