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Bon Voyage and Farewell, Atlantis

The space shuttle Atlantis is prepped and ready to launch into space one last time, the first of three final flights for each of NASA’s soon-to-be-retired shuttles. She will carry with her six veteran astronauts, a Russian module bound for the International Space Station and a heap of unanswered questions about the future of the manned space program.

Posted on May 13, 2010 READ MORE


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Obama Shifts Gears on Moon Plans

As if there wasn’t enough to attend to on Earth at the moment, President Barack Obama also has to focus on U.S. plans in space. As members of his administration announced Sunday ... (continued)

Posted on Feb 1, 2010 READ MORE


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‘Colbert’ Wins NASA Node-Naming Contest

The problem with opening a decision to public input is that you could be stuck with a silly outcome, as NASA has learned after the word Colbert became the runaway winner in a contest to name a new room of NASA’s international space station.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009 READ MORE


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U.S. Sticks to Its Missiles in Eastern Europe

Defense Secretary Robert Gates is shooting down a proposition from Russia to swap out the U.S.‘s planned missile shield in Eastern Europe for a radar system in Azerbaijan, according to the Associated Press.  Meanwhile, ABC News reports that higher-ups from Russia’s Energia Space Rocket Corp. are concerned that U.S.-originated equipment aboard the space station may have caused a “fatal flaw” in the works.

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