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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
Union accepts contract to end ULA strike
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:41 PM ET (1741 GMT)

Contamination found in SLS core stage tubing
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:40 PM ET (1740 GMT)

Appropriators pass NASA spending bill that funds WFIRST
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:39 PM ET (1739 GMT)

news links
Thursday, May 24
Tory Bruno, the Other Rocket Man
Air & Space — 5:46 am ET (0946 GMT)
Eugene Parker’s Journey to the Sun
Air & Space — 5:46 am ET (0946 GMT)
Bezos offers moon to space agency
InnovationAus.com — 5:43 am ET (0943 GMT)


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