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NOAA to complete transition to next-generation GOES weather satellites

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will complete its transition to a new generation of geostationary weather satellites in January when...

GOES-17 instrument problem blamed on blocked heat pipe

WASHINGTON — A report released Aug. 1 concluded that a problem with an instrument on the GOES-17 weather satellite is likely caused by some...

NOAA and NASA establish board to investigate GOES-17 instrument problem

BREMEN, Germany — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Oct. 2 that they are convening a panel to investigate the cause...

NOAA still grappling with instrument problem on new weather satellite

WASHINGTON — Engineers have made some progress in restoring the performance of the key instrument on a weather satellite launched earlier this year, but...

SpaceX launches Hispasat satellite, completes 50th Falcon 9 mission

WASHINGTON — SpaceX launched its 50th Falcon 9 rocket on March 6, carrying a large telecom satellite for Spanish fleet operator Hispasat. The Falcon 9...

SpaceX launch LIVE stream: Watch Falcon 9 rocket launch online here...

Tonight’s launch marks a special anniversary for SpaceX – the 50th ever Falcon 9 launch – and rocket enthusiasts have been invited to join...

Commerce Department pressing ahead with commercial space regulatory reform

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Backed by a set of recommendations endorsed by the National Space Council, the Secretary of Commerce says he is...

Atlas launches GOES-S weather satellite

Updated 8:40 p.m. Eastern after spacecraft separation. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 successfully launched the second in a series...

NASA Atlas 5 launch LIVE stream: Watch the giant rocket launch...

The powerful and expendable Atlas 5 rocket will blast off from Florida with a top of the line weather satellite inside its cargo hold.Pencilled...

Falcon 9 launch to wait until after Atlas 5 mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. Air Force has decided not go ahead with a proposal to support two launches from the Eastern Range...

As space launch business heats up in Florida, Air Force commander...

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith took command of the 45th Space Wing in August 2015. As of this writing, 50 satellites have...

NOAA continues weather satellite discussions with the Air Force

WASHINGTON — As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration prepares to launch its second next-generation geostationary orbit weather satellite, it is continuing discussions with...

Brief shutdown offers warning of impacts to government and commercial space

WASHINGTON – The first federal government shutdown in more than four years came to a swift end Jan. 22 but served as a warning...

Air Force missile-warning command center makes contact with new SBIRS satellite

The Air Force 460th Space Wing says it is "talking" with the new SBIRS GEO Flight 4 satellite. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force...

Atlas V rocket launch live stream: How to watch online –...

What time is the Atlas V launch? The rocket is due to blast off at 12.48am GMT (19:48 ET) from Space Launch Complex 41 at...

Air Force to bolster weather capabilities with small satellites and sensors

AUSTIN, Texas — The U.S. Air Force’s future weather satellite plans are beginning to take shape but are centered around enhancing information technology, cybersecurity...

NOAA prepares GOES-S for launch as Lockheed Martin builds successors

AUSTIN, Texas — As the National Oceanic and Aeronautics Administration prepares for the March 1 launch of its next Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)...

NOAA updates its weather constellation and retires an old workhorse

AUSTIN, Texas — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationannounced plans Jan. 8 to retire its decade-old Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 13 to make...

US election 2020: Focus switches to New Hampshire primary

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