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  • Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say. The Government Accountability Office issued a report Wednesday saying NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk of missing" its...

  • Asbestos case remanded for failing to provide NASA specs requiring asbestos

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A Louisiana judge has granted a former insulator’s motion to remand his asbestos case based on the Federal Officer Removal Statute, concluding that the defendant failed to provide NASA regulations requiring asbestos. Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt delivered the...

  • Va. students help NASA tackle radiation problem

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — If NASA is to ever meet its goal of sending humans into deep space, it first must figure out how to protect its astronauts from prolonged exposure to high levels of radiation. Cosmic radiation is different from radiation found on Earth. Simply put, cosmic radiation is more...

  • Buzz Aldrin says U.S. space policy 'adrift,' calls for Mars mission

    As the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches on July 20, famed astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin is urging his country to "lead in space" and reverse years of unambitious policy that has left NASA "adrift."

  • UVa team selected to participate in NASA program

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A team from the University of Virginia has been selected to participate in a NASA program to build and test instruments. NASA says the team from UVa is participating in the Undergraduate Student Instrument Program. Ten U.S. college and university teams were...

  • NASA launches carbon satellite after 2009 failure

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming. The Delta 2 rocket blasted off from California at 2:56 a.m. and released the Orbiting...

  • NASA scrubs rocket launch from Wallops

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — A rocket launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore has been scrubbed again. NASA says it postponed the scheduled launch of the SubTec-6 on Monday morning because of boats in the hazard area and poor science conditions. The launch from NASA's Wallops Island Facility also...



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