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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will be used for the company's In-Flight Abort Test arrives at SpaceX's hangar at Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have finalized a contract for the production and operations of six Orion spacecraft missions and the ability to order up to 12 in total.

i-Space Launches SQX-1 Rocket

When talking about private space programs, most people will think of the visionary American entrepreneur Elon Musk and his Space X. He founded the company aiming to send humans to Mars. Recently, a Chinese private aerospace company, i-Space, successfully launched its own carrier rocket SQX-1 into orbit, giving new momentum to the development of the private aerospace industry.

The goal of humans again walking on the Moon is one giant leap closer. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed building the capsule for NASA's Orion spacecraft.

At the heart of future rocket engines lifting off to the Moon or Mars could be a 3D printed combustion chamber. Multiple NASA centers partnered with Virgin Orbit to develop and test a uniquely manufactured rocket part.

Lockheed Martin recently tested a critical event on NASA's Orion spaceship - the jettison of the forward bay cover on the program's structural test article.

Note: Blue Origin held an event in Washington DC today SpaceRef Interactive and numbe rof othe rnews organizations were denied attendance. The company also decided not to livestream the event. It is difficult to understand why Blue Origin acts this way when it comes to making announcements. Their press release is below:

A Rocket Lab Electron launch vehicle successfully lifted off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula at 06:00 UTC, Sunday 5 May 2019 (18:00 NZST).

New Shepard had a great mission on May 2, 2019. This particular rocket has flown to space and back 5 times.

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth's carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets.