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NASA plans to return to the moon with American companies.

NASA administrator: ‘The US is returning to the surface of the moon, and we’re doing it sooner than you think!’

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine is about to reveal partnerships with Astrobotic and other US companies that hope to return the US to the moon.
NASA's "Tipping Point" awards will help United Launch Alliance develop its next-generation Vulcan rocket.

NASA just gave $44 million to 6 private companies — including Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin — to develop ‘tipping point’ space...

NASA just awarded six private companies a total of $44 million as part of the agency's "Tipping Point" program. The contracts are designed to help the commercial space industry test next-generation technologies like new moon-landing systems and a method to recover expensive rocket engines.
An illustration of ULA's Vulcan rocket launching toward space. (In this image, used-up rocket motors are falling back to Earth.

SpaceX’s biggest rival has a ‘genius’ plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%

United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket is designed to parachute its giant engines back to Earth for reuse, lowering launch costs to $100 million a mission.
Elon Musk of SpaceX (left) and Jeff Bezos of Blue Origin (right) are caught in a new space race featuring reusable rocket systems.

SpaceX’s list of competitors is growing — here are 9 futuristic rockets in the pipeline for the new space race

Elon Musk's SpaceX gets a lot of deserved credit and attention for disrupting the aerospace industry, but it will soon be up against some intense competition.

‘Rich guys love rockets’: These are all the rockets Trump just showed off during a cabinet meeting

President Donald Trump showed off models of next-generation rockets designed by SpaceX, ULA, and NASA during a White House cabinet meeting.

SpaceX just broke a 10-year monopoly on launching top-secret spy satellites

Monday's launch was the first time Elon Musk's rocket company lifted a US military payload into space.

The idea that SpaceX’s rocket was sabotaged is ‘pretty much a joke,’ says worker at rival rocket company

A worker at United Launch Alliance, SpaceX's biggest rival, says a sabotage theory surrounding a Sept. 1 rocket explosion is being given little credence.

SpaceX and its biggest competitors are waging a space battle on Capitol Hill

Less than a week after Elon Musk spoke about his Mars colonization plans, two factions within Congress have sparred over SpaceX's right to investigate itself.

House Republicans don’t want SpaceX investigating its own ‘troubling’ rocket failures

Days after Elon Musk unveiled his plans to colonize Mars, lawmakers asked government agencies to take over an investigation of SpaceX's recent rocket explosion.

The US Air Force is willing to spend $738 million to solve one of America’s biggest rocket problems

Two companies are now on a race to build an American rocket engine.