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Shuttle EVA trumps NEAR landing attempt
Posted: Mon, Feb 12 12:34 PM ET (1734 GMT)
It appears that NASA believes that a relatively routine shuttle EVA is more important that the first attempt to land a spacecraft on the surface...

NASA may escape planned budget cuts
Posted: Sun, Feb 11 5:02 PM ET (2202 GMT)
NASA may be one of the few federal agencies to escape significant cuts when President Bush sends his proposed fiscal year 2002 budget to Congress...

Destiny lab module attached to ISS
Posted: Sat, Feb 10 8:26 PM ET (0126 GMT)
The American lab module Destiny was successfully attached to the International Space Station during a seven and a half hour spacewalk Saturday. The shuttle's...

Congressmen express opposition to Tito's ISS flight
Posted: Sat, Feb 10 9:42 AM ET (1442 GMT)
Two prominent members of Congress have said in recent days they are opposed to plans by Russia to send California businessman Dennis Tito to the...

Atlantis docks with ISS
Posted: Fri, Feb 9 1:17 PM ET (1817 GMT)
The space shuttle Atlantis successfully docked with the International Space Station Friday, setting the stage for the installation of a critical station module tomorrow. The...

X-33 aerospike engines pass first twin-firing test
Posted: Fri, Feb 9 11:21 AM ET (1621 GMT)
Two engines that will be used by NASA's X-33 reusable launch vehicle technology demonstrator successfully completed their first test firing this week. The...

Advisory panel asks NASA to set lifetime for shuttle program
Posted: Thu, Feb 8 6:21 PM ET (2321 GMT)
An independent advisory panel recommended Thursday that NASA set a service life for the space shuttle program long enough to allow it to be the...

Technical glitch shelves station spacesuits
Posted: Thu, Feb 8 3:33 PM ET (2033 GMT)
A problem with the radios in two Russian spacesuits on the International Space Station has made them virtually unusable, a MSNBC report published late Tuesday...

Atlantis lifts off on ISS mission
Updated: Thu, Feb 8 1:22 AM ET (0622 GMT)
Originally Posted: Wed, Feb 7 8:08 PM ET (0108 GMT)
The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Wednesday at 6:13 pm EST (2313 GMT) from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. The launch took place two...

Ariane 4 launches two military satellites
Posted: Thu, Feb 8 12:45 AM ET (0545 GMT)
An Ariane 4 booster successfully launched two European military communications satellites Wednesday night. The Ariane 44L, a version of the Ariane 4 that uses four...



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
Sunday, May 27
Guess who’s unhappy about Elon Musk’s SpaceX
The Hill — 9:33 am ET (1333 GMT)
Jeff Bezos: ‘We Must Go Back to the Moon, and This Time to Stay’
Wall Street Journal — 9:29 am ET (1329 GMT)
NASA is basically trying to get hacked
The Outline — 9:26 am ET (1326 GMT)


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