Space News

To an Asteroid and Back

Aug 21, 2016

NASA's OSIRIS-REx will be the first U.S. mission to sample the surface of an asteroid, and return the sample to Earth.  WFIT's Rick Glasby was at the Kennedy Space Center to learn more about the spacecraft and the September 8th launch.


Progress is being made toward restoring America’s human launch capability. In this video, Rick Glasby reports on recent events in NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Moon Express

Cape Canaveral company Moon Express today gained permission from the FAA to land on the moon. Rick Glasby reports it might happen as early as next year.

WFIT Space News Update

Aug 8, 2016
Sierra Nevada Corporation

From spy satellites and fuzzy dice to recycled rocket boosters, Rick Glasby has the latest space news.

ULA Atlas V 421 with NROL-61 satellite
Uninted Launch Alliance

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-064, will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The rocket will fly in the 421 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, two solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

July 28, 2016 | 8:37 am EDT
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 41