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2011-11-15 04:13:05

News media representatives are invited to attend a public announcement of NASA's process for selecting its next class of astronauts.

2009-07-24 14:43:00

HOUSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Pam Melroy is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector. Melroy, a retired Air Force colonel, is a veteran of three space shuttle flights and the second woman to command one.

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2009-01-09 14:30:00

NASA's chief said Thursday, that the cost of continuing the life of the space shuttle past next year's planned retirement is $3 billion a year plus extending the risk of a deadly accident.

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2006-09-29 08:47:44

A congressional committee promised Thursday to scrutinize NASA and its spending as the agency proceeds with a program to take astronauts to the moon and Mars.

2006-08-18 17:08:17

NASA on Friday picked two companies - both recovering from different failures - to develop a new commercial spaceship that would eventually resupply the international space station.

2005-07-26 10:35:00

The space shuttle's return to flight could mean survival -- or at least extended life -- for the popular but aging Hubble Space Telescope.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.