spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


US government to help Russia deorbit Mir
Posted: Fri, Mar 2, 2001, 6:43 PM ET (2343 GMT)
Mir space station The US government will provide data to help Russia when it deorbits the Mir space station later this month, the State Department announced Friday. The US will provide Rosaviakosmos with tracking and trajectory data as well as scientific data on atmospheric conditions and solar activity, according to a statement released by the State Department. NASA will exchange such data with Rosaviakosmos through existing lines of communication, the statement noted. Russia will continue to accept sole responsibility for safely deorbiting the station, which is currently scheduled to come down over the south Pacific Ocean in mid-March. Russia has also asked the European Space Agency for similar data.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Vector replaces CEO and suspends operations
Posted: Mon, Aug 12 4:03 PM ET (2003 GMT)

Atlas 5 launches AEHF-5 communications satellite
Posted: Mon, Aug 12 4:00 PM ET (2000 GMT)

Ariane 5 launches two communications satellites
Posted: Mon, Aug 12 3:58 PM ET (1958 GMT)

news links
Saturday, August 17
Florida's Space Coast is booming with commercial activity
WFTV Orlando — 10:34 am ET (1434 GMT)
Northrop Grumman setting up shop inside NASA's VAB
WOFL-TV Orlando — 10:33 am ET (1433 GMT)
Virgin Galactic Unveils Its New Space Base, but No Flights Yet
Bloomberg News — 10:29 am ET (1429 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list