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STS-98 launch rescheduled for February 7
Posted: Thu, Jan 25 10:27 PM ET (0327 GMT)
NASA has set February 7 as the launch date for the space shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-98. The launch, previously scheduled for last week,...

Progress launched to Mir
Posted: Wed, Jan 24 11:25 AM ET (1625 GMT)
A Progress cargo spacecraft was successfully launched early Wednesday on a mission to deorbit the Russian space station Mir. A Soyuz rocket lifted off from...

Boeing consolidates Delta program, cuts Delta 2 production
Posted: Tue, Jan 23 11:50 PM ET (0450 GMT)
Boeing announced late Monday a plan to reorganize its Delta expendable launch vehicle line, consolidating separate programs for the Delta 2, 3, and 4 into...

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...



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
Tuesday, May 22
Every 202,500 Years, Earth Wanders in a New Direction
New York Times — 6:13 am ET (1013 GMT)
Alien Asteroids Are Here, Scientists Say. Get Used to Them.
New York Times — 6:12 am ET (1012 GMT)


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