More NASA Articles

  • 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...

  • Cosmic caffeine: Astronauts getting espresso maker

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine. Astronauts of all nationalities — but especially the Italians — have long grumbled about the tepid instant coffee served in pouches and drunk with...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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