Human Spaceflight Operations

Odyssey Engineers Play Key Role in ISS Recovery

July 29, 2021: Just 2 hours and 16 minutes after docking of the Russian Nauka module to the ISS, unplanned firings of thrusters on the module caused the ISS attitude control system to stop maintaining orientation in an event called a Loss [...]

By |2021-09-03T17:01:03-05:00July 29th, 2021|Human Spaceflight Operations|

NASA Awards SpaceX to Continue Developing Human Lander

April 16, 2021: Congratulations to SpaceX on being selected by NASA to continue development of their commercial human lander as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP-2) Program! The human lander will join the Space Launch System, Orion spacecraft, [...]

By |2021-04-21T13:36:19-05:00April 16th, 2021|Company, Human Spaceflight Operations|

NASA Awards Companies to Develop Human Landers

April 30, 2020: NASA announced the winners of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP-2): Blue Origin, Dynetics, and SpaceX. Many milestones are expected to be met by NextSTEP-2, with the primary goal being landing astronauts on the Moon no later [...]

By |2021-01-22T15:31:19-06:00April 30th, 2020|Company, Human Spaceflight Operations|