spacetoday.net: space news from around the web

ExoLance
NASA sets May 14 for Atlantis launch
Posted: Thu, May 6, 2010, 6:28 AM ET (1028 GMT)
STS-132: logo (NASA) Shuttle managers decided Wednesday to proceed with plans to launch the space shuttle Atlantis on what is scheduled to be its final mission on May 14. At a flight readiness review on Wednesday managers approved plans to launch Atlantis on mission STS-132 at 2:20 pm EDT (1820 GMT) on May 14, the date that NASA had been previously working towards. Atlantis will deliver a Russian lab module called Mini-Research Module 1, or Rassvet, to the station as well as perform three spacewalks to do station maintenance. With three shuttle missions remaining on the current manifest, STS-132 is the last scheduled launch of Atlantis.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
China launches experimental satellite
Posted: Tue, Sep 30 7:46 AM ET (1146 GMT)

news links
Thursday, October 2
Spurned by NASA, Sierra Nevada Teams With Stratolaunch
Popular Mechanics — 6:54 am ET (1054 GMT)
Delta IV for Orion test rolls out to pad after rain delays
My News 13 Orlando — 6:54 am ET (1054 GMT)
Sierra Nevada working on Dream Chaser that won't need ULA rockets
Denver Business Journal — 6:53 am ET (1053 GMT)
A Learning Experience: Silver Linings for GNSS?
Inside GNSS — 6:53 am ET (1053 GMT)


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