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Fundmental differences and an underlying similarity in space policy

For over a year and a half the space community has debated what the future of NASA's human spaceflight program should be, after the Obama Administration announced plans to cancel Constellation and focus more on technology development and commercial crew … Continue reading

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Senators claim administration seeking to "undermine America's manned space program"

This morning Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Bill Nelson (D-FL), the ranking member of the full Senate Commerce Committee and chairman of its space subcommittee, respectively, issued a press release about the status of the administration's plans (or lack … Continue reading

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SPACE JUNK: Huge Defunct Satellite to Plunge to Earth Soon, NASA Says. "The huge Upper Atmosphere …

SPACE JUNK: Huge Defunct Satellite to Plunge to Earth Soon, NASA Says. "The huge Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere in an uncontrolled fall in late September or early October. Much of the spacecraft is … Continue reading

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Space Agencies Meet To Discuss A Global Exploration Roadmap

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: NASA RELEASE : 11-280 Space Agencies Meet To Discuss A Global Exploration Roadmap WASHINGTON – Senior managers representing 10 space agencies from around the world met in Kyoto, Japan today to … Continue reading

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Annual Space Conference: European Space Governance: the Outlook, on Sept. 13, 2011 in Brussels

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: Ifri (Institut francais des relations internationales) European Space Governance: the Outlook Annual Space Conference organized by SWF and IFRI The conference will provide a snapshot of the current governance of space … Continue reading

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