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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

"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
Friday, November 24
Instant rockets: How ISRO is developing a niche in the global space market
The Economic Times (India) — 2:47 am ET (0747 GMT)


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