Space News Archive - January 20, 2012
Journalists are invited to a roundtable discussion at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 24, with NASA's Chief Technologist Mason Peck during his visit to the agency's Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island, Va.
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of the next spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station.
NASA scientists used the laws of physics on Thursday to publicly debunk conspiracy theorists that claim the space agency is engaging in an elaborate UFO cover-up scheme.
The Russian space agency (Roscosmos) said on Friday that it is talking with NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) on plans to create a manned research base on the moon.
The U.S. Air Force launched a high-speed broadband communications satellite onboard an unmanned heavy-lift Delta IV rocket on Thursday.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.