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Titan launch aborted again, rescheduled for Tuesday
Updated: Mon, Jan 22 8:24 AM ET (1324 GMT)
Originally Posted: Sun, Jan 21 12:13 PM ET (1713 GMT)
A military weather satellite remained on the ground Sunday after the second launch attempt in as many days was scrubbed because of technical problems. The...

It's January 20, do you know who the NASA administrator is?
Posted: Sun, Jan 21 12:03 AM ET (0503 GMT)
While most political appointees to high offices in the federal government submitted their resignations prior to President George W. Bush's inauguration Saturday, at least...

Glitch delays Titan 2 launch
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 12:53 PM ET (1753 GMT)
A payload glitch has delayed Saturday's scheduled launch of a Titan 2 booster from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California for at least one day....

Progress launch rescheduled for January 24
Posted: Fri, Jan 19 11:02 PM ET (0402 GMT)
Russian officials said Friday they plan to make a second attempt to launch an unpiloted Progress spacecraft to Mir on January 24 after an initial...

Stardust's (mostly) clear Moon image
Posted: Fri, Jan 19 12:41 AM ET (0541 GMT)
NASA released Thursday an image of the Moon taken by the Stardust spacecraft during its Earth flyby earlier this week. The image was trumpeted as...

Mir power failure postpones Progress launch
Posted: Thu, Jan 18 9:45 AM ET (1445 GMT)
A power failure onboard the Mir space station forced Russian officials to postpone for several days Thursday's launch of a Progress spacecraft that will...

Boeing space earnings slide in 2000
Posted: Thu, Jan 18 12:18 AM ET (0518 GMT)
Profits from the space-related division of aerospace giant Boeing fell in 2000 compared to the year before, company officials announced Wednesday. Boeing's Space...

Ice may have carved Martian channels
Posted: Thu, Jan 18 12:02 AM ET (0502 GMT)
Ice streams, and not flowing water, may have created many of the channels seen on the surface of present-day Mars, according to research announced...

Globalstar suspends debt payments
Posted: Tue, Jan 16 2:26 PM ET (1926 GMT)
Struggling satellite phone operator Globalstar announced early Tuesday it was suspending debt payments to two of its largest creditors in an effort to conserve cash...

Shenzhou-2 lands in China
Posted: Tue, Jan 16 8:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)
Shenzhou-2 successfully landed in China early Tuesday, nearly one week after the prototype of a future piloted spacecraft was launched. Chinese media sources reported...



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
Thursday, November 16
Delta II rocket launch at Vandenberg AFB rescheduled for early Saturday morning
KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, CA — 12:03 am ET (0503 GMT)
Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit scores Department of Defense deal
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram — 12:02 am ET (0502 GMT)


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