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Titan launch delayed for at least a month
Posted: Tue, Jan 23 11:03 AM ET (1603 GMT)
The launch of a military weather satellite on a Titan 2 booster has been delayed for at least a month, and possibly two or more...

All-sky optical SETI search announced
Posted: Tue, Jan 23 9:32 AM ET (1432 GMT)
A new telescope in Massachusetts will conduct a comprehensive survey for visible-light signals from extraterrestrial civilizations, scientists announced Monday. The All-Sky Optical SETI...

New York planetarium usurps IAU, demotes Pluto
Posted: Mon, Jan 22 2:10 PM ET (1910 GMT)
We know that the stereotypical New Yorker is supposed to be pushy, but really! Monday's New York Times reported that the new Rose Center...

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...



news in brief
Kepler goes into safe mode as fuel runs low
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:43 AM ET (1343 GMT)

Inmarsat rejets EcoStar takeover bid
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)

Shuttle-era engine tested for DARPA spaceplane
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:41 AM ET (1341 GMT)

news links
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The Heritage Foundation — 8:50 am ET (1250 GMT)
National Academies: NASA needs a plan for Mars
The Planetary Society — 8:50 am ET (1250 GMT)


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