| Jun 10, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Some members of Congress andÂ a major contractor working on NASA's Constellation program on Thursday expressed outrage at the space agency forÂ stopping workÂ on the moon program because of alleged violations of federal spending rules by the co...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Aerospace giants Lockheed Martin Corp. and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, have joined forces to create a new rocket model that could be launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, the companies announced Thursday. The rocket is an improved âupgraded...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:44 AM
A new company will take over operation of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in September. BAE Systems won the Department of Defense conrtact to run the plant, according to Lt. Col. Andy Munera, the plant's commander. Alliant Techsystemshas operated the...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:40 AM
RADFORD, Va. (AP) -- Virginia regulators have fined the Radford Army Ammunition Plant $20,000 for releasing excessive carbon monoxide.
The Roanoke Times reports it's the plant's eighth violation of state environmental regulations in as many years.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON — NASA made official on Wednesday its next vision for space travel by unveiling plans for a massive rocket it hopes could blast astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 while laying the foundation for a future trip to Mars.
The new rocket, a...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
After months of debate, NASA has settled on plans for its next spaceship — a space shuttle hybrid that will fly twice in the next decade and cost $30 billion through 2021, according to senior administration officials and internal NASA documents....