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The company discovered propellant leak during a test of the emergency abort system in June, the latest setback in a program designed to restore human spaceflight from U.S. soil.

  • Jul 21, 2018

In the flight, Jeffrey P. Bezos's company tested an emergency escape system designed to rescue passengers in the case of an emergency.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Northrop Grumman promoted Kathy Warden to CEO. She’ll join the ranks of female leaders at the biggest U.S. defense contractors.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Wes Bush says he will hand over the job to Kathy Warden, the company’s president, in January.

  • Jul 12, 2018

James Morhard has had a long career on Capitol Hill. His backers say that’s a good thing.

  • Jul 12, 2018

The predawn launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was SpaceX's 12th of the year.

  • Jun 29, 2018

The feud between Aldrin, 88, and his family comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.

  • Jun 27, 2018

From idolized to anonymous, what it means to be an American astronaut is changing once more.

  • Jun 15, 2018

These missiles can fly five times the speed of sound and maneuver in midflight, making them difficult to defend against.

  • Jun 8, 2018

The new NASA administrator said two of his top priorities are returning to the moon and restoring human spaceflight from U.S. soil.

  • Jun 5, 2018
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