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Leonardo returned to shuttle after computer concerns addressed
Posted: Sun, Mar 18 10:45 AM ET (1545 GMT)
The Leonardo cargo module was moved from the International Space Station back into the shuttle Discovery's cargo bay early Sunday. The module was undocked...

Boeing to cut 400 space station jobs
Posted: Sat, Mar 17 10:40 AM ET (1540 GMT)
Boeing plans to lay off 400 space station workers in Huntsville, Alabama, because of cuts to the program, an article published Saturday announced. The Huntsville...

STS-102 mission extended a day
Posted: Fri, Mar 16 7:42 AM ET (1242 GMT)
NASA announced late Thursday that the space shuttle Discovery will remain docked to the International Space Station an extra day to give crews additional time...

Galileo mission extended one last time; mission end set for August 2003
Posted: Thu, Mar 15 9:34 PM ET (0234 GMT)
NASA granted the Galileo spacecraft a third and final mission extension Thursday, continuing the mission for nearly two and a half more years. The extended...

Walker not interested in NASA top job
Posted: Thu, Mar 15 2:23 PM ET (1923 GMT)
Former Congressman Robert Walker said Thursday he has no interest in becoming NASA administrator. Speaking at a commercial space conference at the Cato Institute in...

X-40A passes drop test
Posted: Thu, Mar 15 12:32 PM ET (1732 GMT)
An Air Force experimental vehicle, on loan to NASA, successfully completed the first in a series of drop tests from a helicopter Wednesday. The X-...

Mir deorbit rescheduled for March 22
Posted: Wed, Mar 14 7:00 PM ET (0000 GMT)
Russian officials said Wednesday they now plan to bring down the Mir space station on March 22, two days later than prior estimates. Rosaviakosmos officials,...

Chandra observations reveal black holes commonplace in early universe
Posted: Wed, Mar 14 11:35 AM ET (1635 GMT)
New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory released Tuesday has shown that black holes were commonplace and active in the early universe. Two...

ISS crew transfer completed
Posted: Wed, Mar 14 9:44 AM ET (1444 GMT)
The complete Expedition Two crew is now aboard the International Space Station after astronaut Susan Helms moved aboard the station early Wednesday. Helms officially transferred...

Second STS-102 spacewalk completed
Posted: Tue, Mar 13 11:27 AM ET (1627 GMT)
Astronauts Paul Richards and Andy Thomas successfully completed a six-hour spacewalk outside the shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station early Tuesday. The astronauts...

news in brief
Russia plans to resume crewed Soyuz launches in December
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 9:00 AM ET (1400 GMT)

China launches Beidou satellite
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:59 AM ET (1359 GMT)

Dawn mission declared over
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:58 AM ET (1358 GMT)

news links
Thursday, November 15
ULA demos Vulcan Centaur rocket assembly, shows new welders
WAAY-TV Huntsville, AL — 5:37 am ET (1037 GMT)
1st Daytime Florida Launch in Months to Bring Heavy Crowds
Spectrum News — 5:35 am ET (1035 GMT)
Humans need Mars as a 'plan B' to avoid extinction, says physicist Michio Kaku
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — 5:31 am ET (1031 GMT)

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