Watch NRO's spy satellite blast off to space at 1:30PM Eastern
It will be ferried by ULA's Delta-IV Heavy rocket to geosynchronous orbit.
SpaceX wins its first military launch contract
After fighting for a chance to bid for Air Force launches, SpaceX will carry the next GPS satellite into orbit.
Inflatable space stations could orbit the Earth by 2020
Bigelow Aerospace believes its inflatable habitat can democratize space.
Boeing and Jeff Bezos move closer to putting US rockets in orbit
Announcement of the deal comes just days after rumors of a United Launch Alliance takeover.
$2 billion rocket company merger could create giant SpaceX rival
United Launch Alliance, the Pentagon's preferred launcher of spy satellites, could be bought by an American rocket engine maker for $2 billion.
GPS gets a satellite launch for its 20th birthday
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of GPS being fully operational, the US Air Force sent up a new satellite.
Air Force certifies SpaceX to bid for military space missions
Making peace with US Air Force and dropping charges against the agency has paid off for SpaceX. It...
Elon Musk blames bribery for Air Force awarding rocket contract to a competitor
Remember that Air Force rocket contract Elon Musk was so peeved about? If you don't, let's recap:...
SpaceX's reusable rocket worked, now it wants more government business
Elon Musk has been trying to build a better rocket for awhile -- and now he's getting serious abou...