Rocket Lab Needs Neutron The second-busiest US launcher’s losses—and future profits—all hinge on Neutron, a rocket designed to compete with SpaceX’s Falcon 9. The company raised $355M in convertible debt in January to help finance Neutron. CEO Peter Beck said the first hot fires of the new Archimedes engine will set the schedule for the […]
The clock is ticking to get a legislative fix for mission authorization approved, according to Kelvin Coleman, the FAA’s associate administrator for commercial space transportation.
After over 300 flights and 13 years in service, Falcon 9 continues to improve as SpaceX tweaks the design for higher performance.
Vast announced its intention to compete for NASA contracts to organize private astronaut missions to the ISS—a role that has been filled exclusively by Axiom Space since the flights commenced in 2022.
One company is on the way to proving that the same things that make the Moon inhospitable to people—cold, barren, hard to reach—make it a perfect setting for long-term, secure data storage.
The FAA is establishing a new committee to improve its launch licensing requirements after industry officials complained that the agency’s 2021 update made life more difficult.