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Air Force says Boeing on track for first EELV launch
Posted: Tue, Mar 13 8:35 AM ET (1335 GMT)
U.S. Air Force officials, responding to published reports Monday, said they still planned to use a Boeing Delta 4 for the first launch of...

Shuttle crew attaches cargo module to ISS
Posted: Mon, Mar 12 8:10 AM ET (1310 GMT)
The crew of the space shuttle Discovery attached the Leonardo cargo module to the International Space Station in the early morning hours Monday. Astronaut Andy...

Astronauts wrap up station spacewalk
Posted: Sun, Mar 11 9:33 AM ET (1433 GMT)
Two astronauts completed the first of two spacewalks scheduled for the STS-102 mission outside the International Space Station early Sunday. Astronauts James Voss and...

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...



news in brief
Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:12 AM ET (1512 GMT)

Curiosity detects organic molecules and methane cycle on Mars
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:10 AM ET (1510 GMT)

Northrop Grumman completes acquisition of Orbital ATK
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:09 AM ET (1509 GMT)

news links
Monday, June 18
Business time at rocket lab
Gisbourne (NZ) Herald — 5:29 am ET (0929 GMT)
'Read With Me' Author Explores Private Space Travel
Northern Public Radio — 5:26 am ET (0926 GMT)
Forget Galileo – UK space sector should look to young stars instead
Institution of Mechanical Engineers — 5:23 am ET (0923 GMT)


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