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NEAR mission comes to an end
Posted: Thu, Mar 1 10:54 AM ET (1554 GMT)
NASA's Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker mission ended Wednesday night with the last transmission of data from the surface of the asteroid Eros....

Rumor: X-33 on verge of cancellation?
Posted: Thu, Mar 1 12:38 AM ET (0538 GMT)
NASA's X-33 experimental vehicle could be cancelled as early as Thursday, according to various unconfirmed reports. NASA Watch reported Wednesday evening that a...

Cable problem temporarily shuts down SETI@home
Posted: Wed, Feb 28 7:25 PM ET (0025 GMT)
A cut fiber optic cable has cut off the servers used by the SETI@home project from the rest of the Internet, keeping more than...

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:...



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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