Space News Archive - September 27, 2005
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft arrived at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on Saturday for final preparations and testing for the probe's decade-long journey. It will be the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its moon Charon.
The U.S. Air Force is reviewing its space programs -- many of which are behind schedule and over budget -- with an eye to slowing down projects whose technologies are not yet mature, the Pentagon's top space official said on Tuesday.
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