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Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:12 AM ET (1512 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new ISS crewmembers docked with the station Friday, two days after its launch. The Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft docked with...

Curiosity detects organic molecules and methane cycle on Mars
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:10 AM ET (1510 GMT)
Scientists have discovered organic molecules and varying methane emissions on Mars, findings that that can be explained by both biological and non-biological processes. In...

Northrop Grumman completes acquisition of Orbital ATK
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:09 AM ET (1509 GMT)
Northrop Grumman officially completed its acquisition of Orbital ATK on Wednesday. The deal closed one day after winning approval from the Federal Trade Commission with...

Poll shows more support for NASA science than human spaceflight programs
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:08 AM ET (1508 GMT)
A new poll shows broad public support for NASA, but with greater interest in Earth science over human space exploration. The Pew Research Center poll,...

China launches weather satellite
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:07 AM ET (1507 GMT)
China launched a weather satellite Tuesday. The Long March 3A rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 9:07 a.m. Eastern...

Union accepts contract to end ULA strike
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:41 PM ET (1741 GMT)
Members of a union voted Saturday to accept a revised United Launch Alliance contract offer, ending a two-week strike. The members of the Machinists...

Contamination found in SLS core stage tubing
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:40 PM ET (1740 GMT)
NASA is dealing with contamination in tubing located in part of the core stage of the first Space Launch System rocket. At a meeting Thursday,...

Appropriators pass NASA spending bill that funds WFIRST
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:39 PM ET (1739 GMT)
A spending bill approved by House appropriators Thursday partially restores funding for a NASA space telescope proposed for cancellation. The House Appropriations Committee released Wednesday...

Astronauts swap ISS coolant pump unit during spacewalk
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:39 PM ET (1739 GMT)
Two astronauts successfully completed a spacewalk Wednesday to maintain the station's cooling system. During the six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk, NASA astronauts Drew...

Mark Geyer named next director of Johnson Space Center
Posted: Sun, May 20 1:38 PM ET (1738 GMT)
Mark Geyer will be the next director of NASA's Johnson Space Center. NASA named Geyer to the position May 14, effective May 25 when...



news in brief
Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)

Japanese ISS cargo mission launch scrubbed
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)

SpaceX to announce new plans for circumlunar trip
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)

news links
Friday, October 19
China May Soon Have a Second (Artificial) Moon
SPACE.com — 5:52 am ET (0952 GMT)


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