IM-1 Lunar Lander is Set to Launch Wednesday Morning

SpaceX is slated to launch the Intuitive Machines Nova-C lunar lander aboard Falcon 9 early Valentine’s Day morning as it attempts to become the first commercial spacecraft to soft-land on the lunar surface and the first US vehicle to accomplish the feat since Apollo 17 in 1972. 


Clean Up In NSSL’s Lane 1

The US military’s scheme to diversify its stable of rocketmakers is running into a problem: None of them is likely to fly their rockets on time. 


Firefly Aerospace Tapped to Compete for US Spy Sat Launches

Small launcher Firefly joined a small club on Thursday, when the NRO approved the startup’s Alpha rocket to compete for launch spy satellites under the ten-year, $700M Streamlined Launch Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract (SLIC).