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In a White House statement Tuesday, President Trump again said that the U.S.-Saudi security partnership should continue to protect jobs at U.S. defense contractors, despite the killing and dismemberment of a Saudi journalist at the hands of Saudi operatives.

  • Nov 20, 2018

The months-long assessment will examine “everything and anything that could impact safety” as the companies prepare to fly humans for the first time.

  • Nov 20, 2018

NASA is considering selling seats to the public on the spacecraft that will ferry its astronauts to the International Space Station, opening another line of revenue as the agency attempts to broaden its appeal.

  • Nov 19, 2018

Virgin Galactic’s 14-year quest to create the “world’s first commercial spaceline” has been deadly and expensive.

  • Nov 19, 2018

The Government Accountability Office has sided with Oracle in a high-stakes bid protest for the government's $10 billion cloud computing effort, complicating the Pentagon's efforts to build a department-wide cloud computing system designed to enable new weapons capabilities.

  • Nov 14, 2018

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says Russia's space agency has been “very transparent" following recent safety issues. "They have shared with us all the data we need to be comfortable and confident that we understand the problem and that it has been resolved.”

  • Nov 9, 2018

Not many people have ever been, but now a few companies are opening up space to ordinary folks.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Defense giants Raytheon and Lockheed Martin have been silent for weeks about their business in Saudi Arabia. When pressed by investment analysts, executives promised to stand by the Trump administration regarding ties to the kingdom.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Efforts could affect billions of dollars in weaponry made by U.S. contractors.

  • Oct 19, 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
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