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President offers $14.5 billion NASA budget for FY 2002
Posted: Wed, Feb 28 12:57 PM ET (1757 GMT)
President Bush's fiscal year 2002 budget proposal released Wednesday morning calls for $14.5 billion for NASA, a small increase over the current 2001...

Progress docks with ISS
Posted: Wed, Feb 28 10:00 AM ET (1500 GMT)
A Progress cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station early this morning. The Progress M-44 spacecraft, launched early Monday from Baikonur, docked...

Titan 4 launches Milstar satellite
Updated: Wed, Feb 28 7:22 AM ET (1222 GMT)
Originally Posted: Tue, Feb 27 6:11 PM ET (2311 GMT)
A Titan 4B booster successfully launched a Milstar military communications satellite Tuesday afternoon from Florida. The booster lifted off from Launch Complex 40 of the...

Planetary Society planning first solar sail mission
Posted: Tue, Feb 27 3:22 PM ET (2022 GMT)
The Planetary Society, in conjunction with a private company, has announced plans to fly the world's first solar sail mission later this year. The...

Magnetite crystals latest evidence for ancient Martian life
Posted: Mon, Feb 26 9:51 PM ET (0251 GMT)
Scientists have found what they claim to be "compelling evidence" that magnetite crystals in the Martian meteorite ALH84001 have a biological origin. In a pair...

NASA denies report of secret deal for Tito
Posted: Mon, Feb 26 8:55 PM ET (0155 GMT)
NASA officials on Monday strongly denied a report published in a British newspaper Sunday that claimed that the agency had struck a secret deal with...

Progress launched to ISS
Posted: Mon, Feb 26 8:54 AM ET (1354 GMT)
A Progress cargo spacecraft carrying supplies for the International Space Station was launched Monday morning. A Soyuz rocket lifted off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan at 3:...

Report: "secret deal" struck to allow Tito's ISS trip
Posted: Sun, Feb 25 8:44 PM ET (0144 GMT)
A "secret deal" between American and Russian officials has been reached that would allow California millionaire Dennis Tito to fly to the International Space Station...

Who was responsible for Abbey's ouster?
Posted: Sun, Feb 25 1:33 PM ET (1833 GMT)
NASA administrator Dan Goldin said Saturday that the Bush Administration directed him to reassign Johnson Space Center director George Abbey, an account that is not...

UK government responds to near Earth objects report
Posted: Sun, Feb 25 1:16 PM ET (1816 GMT)
The British government released a response Saturday to a report by a task force last year on the threat posed by near Earth objects (NEOs)....



news in brief

"Monster" planet puzzles astronomers
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:14 AM ET (1514 GMT)

Chairman of House Science Committee to retire
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:13 AM ET (1513 GMT)

news links
Friday, November 24
Instant rockets: How ISRO is developing a niche in the global space market
The Economic Times (India) — 2:47 am ET (0747 GMT)


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