Monthly Archive for August, 2007

Human life on Mars?

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Marie McCulloch explores how a human Mars mission might be accomplished for FirstScience.com.
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Cassini finds possible origin to one of Saturn’s rings

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Cassini scientists may have identified the source of Saturn’s G ring.
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A wide-ranging interview with the leader of NASA (Transcript)

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NASA Administrator Michael Griffin holds forth on a variety of subjects in an interview with CBS News correspondent William Harwood.
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Russian Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station

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The Progress 26 cargo vehicle docted at the International Space Station with fresh supplies for the crew.
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Shuttle Astronauts to Beam Down Space Lessons

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The space shuttle Endeavour will deliver supplies and a new piece of the International Space Station. Teacher Barbara Morgan will beam down space lessons.
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‘I want to build rockets’

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An interview with Al Reisz, president of Huntsville’s Reisz Engineering, and Tim Pickens, president and CEO of Madison-based Orion Propulsion.
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Three injured in explosion continue to improve

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Three men critically injured in the Scaled Composites explosion continue to improve.
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‘He was like a big brother…’

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Ridgecrest lost a very special young man when Eric Blackwell was killed in the explosion at Scaled Composites last month.
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FAA Defers to State Authority in Mojave Mishap Inquiry

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The FAA is treating the Scaled Composites test stand explosion as an industrial accident, leaving the investigation to Scaled Composites and CalOSHA.
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Diversifying our planetary portfolio

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Nader Elhefnawy examines what role Species survival will play in the colonization of space and other worlds for The Space Review.
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The fragility and resilience of NASA

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Despite numerous challenges and problems, NASA has proven resilent over the years. Eric R. Hedman analyzes why for The Space Review.
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The state of the RLV industry, 2007 (part two)

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The second part of Taylor Dinerman’s review of the RLV industry at The Space Review.
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Microgravity Enterprises and the California Space Authority Sign MOU

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Microgravity Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) and the California Space Authority (CSA) today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help provide access to space for educational payloads for California students grades K-12.
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Bangalore to host Asia-Pacific Space Agency meeting

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Indian Space Research Organisation will be hosting the 14th Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum meeting (APRSAF-14) here in November.
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NASA Solicits Input for Commercial Space Transportation Services

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On Tuesday NASA issued a Request for Information soliciting ideas and feedback to help shape the plan to procure safe, cost effective, and reliable logistics services to the International Space Station and other payload launch services.
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