space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Astronaut Janice Voss passes away
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2012, 7:07 AM ET (1207 GMT)
Voss, Janice (NASA) A five-time shuttle flyer did of cancer this week, NASA announced Tuesday. Janice Voss died Monday at the age of 55 in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she was receiving treatment for breast cancer. A graduate of Purdue University, Voss joined the NASA astronaut corps in 1990 and flew on five shuttle missions between 1993 and 2000, making her one of only six women to fly in space at least five times. Voss later worked as the science director for NASA's Kepler mission and the payloads lead for the Astronaut Office Station Branch.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
China launches Shenzhou-15 crewed mission to space station
Posted: Sat, Dec 3 10:29 AM ET (1529 GMT)

Vega C to launch five Copernicus missions
Posted: Sat, Dec 3 10:22 AM ET (1522 GMT)

Cargo Dragon sent to ISS
Posted: Sat, Dec 3 10:19 AM ET (1519 GMT)

news links
Sunday, December 4
Key House Republicans Urge Priority for Asteroid Search — 7:51 am ET (1251 GMT)
Shenzhou-14 return capsule lands safely
Xinhua — 7:47 am ET (1247 GMT)

about   ·   ·   mailing list