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NASA budget details released
Posted: Tue, Apr 10 2:33 PM ET (1833 GMT)
The Bush Administration revealed on Monday the details of its proposed 2002 budget, including the $14.5 billion it plans to spend on NASA. The...

GSLV launch rescheduled for April 18
Posted: Sun, Apr 8 1:22 PM ET (1722 GMT)
India has rescheduled the maiden launch of its new rocket for April 18, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced Saturday. The first launch of...

Mars Odyssey begins its voyage to the Red Planet
Updated: Sat, Apr 7 10:45 PM ET (0245 GMT)
Originally Posted: Sat, Apr 7 12:06 PM ET (1606 GMT)
A Delta 2 rocket successfully launched the 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft Saturday morning, NASA's first mission to Mars since two failed missions in 1999....

Proton M inaugurual launch a success
Posted: Sat, Apr 7 11:04 AM ET (1504 GMT)
A Proton M, the newest version of the Russian heavy-lift launcher,successfully lifted off Saturday on its first flight. The rocket lifted off from...

Endeavour cleared for April 19 launch
Posted: Fri, Apr 6 11:23 AM ET (1523 GMT)
NASA decided Thursday to launch the space shuttle Endeavour on April 19 after considering proposals to move up or back the launch date. NASA had...

Commercial space industry shows solid growth in 2000
Posted: Thu, Apr 5 2:09 PM ET (1809 GMT)
Commercial space industry revenues grew by 17 percent last year to $81 billion dollars, a study released Thursday concluded. The Global Satellite Industry Indicators Survey,...

Endeavour launch could be rescheduled
Posted: Thu, Apr 5 10:55 AM ET (1455 GMT)
NASA is considering rescheduling the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour later this month to avoid a "traffic jam" at the International Space Station, but...

NASA still grappling with space station cost overrun
Posted: Wed, Apr 4 2:44 PM ET (1844 GMT)
NASA administrator Dan Goldin told members of the House Science Committee Wednesday that agency is still coming to terms with the effects $4 billion overrun...

NASA cancels next astronaut class
Posted: Wed, Apr 4 10:34 AM ET (1434 GMT)
NASA has canceled plans to select a new astronaut class later this year, the first such cancellation in over a decade, NASA officials confirmed this...

No compromise reached on Tito flight
Posted: Wed, Apr 4 10:19 AM ET (1419 GMT)
A US-Russian working group was unable to reach an agreement last week regarding the flight late this month of California millionaire Dennis Tito. A...

news in brief
FCC chairman endorses SpaceX satellite constellation
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:29 PM ET (2329 GMT)

Soyuz launches Progress after delay
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:27 PM ET (2327 GMT)

NASA budget proposal seeks to cancel WFIRST
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:20 PM ET (2320 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, February 20
The challenges of life in space
Edwardsville (IL) Intelligencer — 7:23 pm ET (0023 GMT)
Cancelling WFIRST Will Permanently Ruin NASA — 7:22 pm ET (0022 GMT)
Budget proposal: NASA locks down $19.9B
Sandusky (OH) Register — 7:20 pm ET (0020 GMT)

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