News briefs: May 20
Posted: Tue, May 21 9:07 AM ET (1307 GMT)
A coolant glitch in one ISS module shut down power throughout the station for several hours Sunday, NASA officials reported Monday. Bad data sent by...
ISS oxygen generator repaired
Posted: Mon, May 20 10:04 AM ET (1404 GMT)
The crew of the International Space Station repaired a faulty oxygen generator Saturday, Russian officials said. The Russian Elektron unit, which generates oxygen through electrolysis...
News briefs: May 18-19
Posted: Mon, May 20 9:00 AM ET (1300 GMT)
China plans to launch its first spacecraft to the Moon by 2010, a Chinese newspaper reported Monday. The article in the English-language publication China...
Report blames rain, disrepair for Baikonur roof collapse
Posted: Sat, May 18 10:31 AM ET (1431 GMT)
A preliminary report by a Russian government commission blames heavy rains and poor upkeep for the collapse of the roof a hangar at the Baikonur...
News briefs: May 17
Posted: Sat, May 18 10:11 AM ET (1411 GMT)
South African space tourist Mark Shuttleworth said Friday that he would be interested in flying in space again. Although Shuttleworth didn't say when or...
Arianespace posts wider-than-expected loss
Posted: Fri, May 17 7:54 PM ET (2354 GMT)
Arianespace announced Friday that the company recorded a loss of 193 million euros (US$178 million) in 2001, nearly four times larger than the company...
Decision expected soon on next space tourist
Posted: Fri, May 17 7:39 PM ET (2339 GMT)
A decision on who will be the next space tourist #151; a former NASA official or a pop music star is expected by the...
Astronomers discover 11 moons of Jupiter
Posted: Fri, May 17 7:59 AM ET (1159 GMT)
Astronomers announced Thursday that they had discovered 11 moons orbiting Jupiter, giving the giant planet a total of 39 natural satellites, more than any other...
News briefs: May 16
Posted: Fri, May 17 7:45 AM ET (1145 GMT)
Asteroid impacts may not have only ended the reign of dinosaurs on Earth, it may have allowed their reign to begin in the first place....
Business briefs: May 16
Posted: Fri, May 17 7:27 AM ET (1127 GMT)
The Air Force is considering adding "significant" new funding to its EELV program, Space News reported Thursday. Air Force undersecretary Peter Teets told reporters that...
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