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Shuttle docks to station after minor problem
Posted: Sat, Mar 10 8:07 AM ET (1307 GMT)
A problem with solar panels delayed the docking of the space shuttle Discovery with the International Space Station early Saturday by more than a hour....

NASA IG recommends metric reforms
Posted: Fri, Mar 9 8:25 PM ET (0125 GMT)
A report released this week by NASA's Office of Inspector General (IG)recommends that the agency should reform how it uses the metric system...

Orbital blames NASA for X-34 failure
Posted: Fri, Mar 9 11:22 AM ET (1622 GMT)
The president of Orbital Sciences Corporation says that additional NASA oversight and the failure by the agency to provide a working engine doomed the X-...

Ariane 5 launches two communications satellites
Posted: Thu, Mar 8 7:58 PM ET (0058 GMT)
An Ariane 5 booster successfully launched two European and Japanese communications satellites Thursday evening. The Ariane 5, designated Ariane 509, lifted off on Flight 140...

Discovery lifts off on STS-102 mission
Posted: Thu, Mar 8 8:07 AM ET (1307 GMT)
The space shuttle Discovery lifted off Thursday morning on a mission to replace the crew of the International Space Station. Mission STS-102 got underway...

Mir update: delays, insurance, and bacteria
Posted: Wed, Mar 7 12:25 PM ET (1725 GMT)
While the date for the reentry of the Russian space station Mir is pushed back again, worries about the station's demise — both rational...

Companies continue work on commercial ISS module
Posted: Tue, Mar 6 11:32 AM ET (1632 GMT)
Russian aerospace company Energia and American firm SPACEHAB have completed the design for a commercial module for the International Space Agency, while Russian space agency...

Two shuttles return to Florida
Posted: Tue, Mar 6 10:52 AM ET (1552 GMT)
For the first time in the history of the shuttle program on Monday two orbiters arrived at Cape Canaveral by plane on the same day....

Countdown begins for STS-102 launch
Posted: Mon, Mar 5 12:52 PM ET (1752 GMT)
The countdown for Thursday's launch of the shuttle Discovery on mission STS-102 got underway Monday morning. Countdown clocks started running at 10:00...

No agreement reached yet for Tito's flight
Posted: Sun, Mar 4 12:21 PM ET (1721 GMT)
American and Russian space agency officials have yet to reach an agreement that would allow California millionaire Dennis Tito to fly to the International Space...



news in brief
Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)

Japanese ISS cargo mission launch scrubbed
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)

SpaceX to announce new plans for circumlunar trip
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)

news links
Monday, October 15
First Man can't launch past Venom and A Star Is Born at the box office
Entertainment Weekly — 6:11 am ET (1011 GMT)


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