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Shuttle refits moved from California to Florida
Posted: Wed, Feb 6 8:07 AM ET (1307 GMT)
NASA announced Tuesday that future refits of the space shuttle fleet will take place at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and not in California. Past...

News briefs: February 5
Posted: Wed, Feb 6 7:54 AM ET (1254 GMT)
At least two potential space tourists are undergoing medical examinations in Russia, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The report claimed that one potential tourists was undergoing...

Pegasus launches HESSI
Posted: Tue, Feb 5 10:33 PM ET (0333 GMT)
A Pegasus XL booster successfully launched NASA's High Energy Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) spacecraft Tuesday afternoon. The Pegasus XL was deployed from its L-1011...

NASDA confirms failure of DASH after H-2A launch
Posted: Tue, Feb 5 7:12 AM ET (1212 GMT)
The Japanese space agency NASDA confirmed Monday that one of the payloads carried on an H-2A rocket launched Sunday night failed to separate from...

News briefs: February 4
Posted: Tue, Feb 5 7:06 AM ET (1206 GMT)
A Pegasus XL rocket is ready to launch NASA's High Energy Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) spacecraft Tuesday afternoon. Launch of HESSI is scheduled for 3:...

Computer glitch hits ISS
Posted: Mon, Feb 4 2:26 PM ET (1926 GMT)
A computer problem on the International Space Station Monday caused the station to lose some power, although NASA officials say the problem is temporary and...

Bush proposes $15 billion FY2003 NASA budget
Posted: Mon, Feb 4 12:28 PM ET (1728 GMT)
The proposed fiscal year 2003 budget released by the Bush Administration Monday morning includes $15 billion for NASA, approximately the same as in 2002 but...

News briefs: February 2-3
Posted: Mon, Feb 4 8:59 AM ET (1359 GMT)
New York Governor George Pataki will not sign legislation that would curb light pollution in the state, effectively vetoing the bill, the New York Times...

H-2A lifts off on second flight
Updated: Mon, Feb 4 8:34 AM ET (1334 GMT)
Originally Posted: Mon, Feb 4 12:56 AM ET (0556 GMT)
A Japanese H-2A booster launched Monday on the second successful test flight for the new vehicle. The H-2A lifted off from the Tanegashima...

H-2A launch delayed
Posted: Sat, Feb 2 12:30 PM ET (1730 GMT)
The Japanese space agency NASDA has delayed the launch of an H-2A rocket for one day because of high winds. The launch of the...



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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