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International Space Station, Space Shuttle, NASA

American, Two Russians blast off for International Space Station

October 7th, 2010

A Soyuz rocket carrying NASA’s Scott Kelly and  Russians Alexander Kaleri and Oleg blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan late Thursday, initiating a five to six month voyage aboard the International Space Station. The launching at 7:10 p.m., EDT, placed the three men on course to dock with the orbiting science laboratory on […]

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Exploration

NASA Embarks on New Course with House Passage of Senate Authorization Bill

September 30th, 2010

  Congress set a new course for human deep space exploration as well as commercial space travel late Wednesday, when the House passed the Senate version of a 2010 NASA authorization measure with strong bi-partisan support. The 304 to 118 vote came just prior to midnight in Washington and just before the House and Senate […]

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Commercial Space

House Poised to vote Wednesday on Senate Version of NASA Blueprint

September 28th, 2010

  The House is poised to take up a 2010 NASA Authorization measure on Wednesday prior  to adjourning for the November elections, U. S. Rep. Bart Gordon, chair of the House Science and Technology Committee, said Monday in a statement. However, it will be the Senate version of a space agency roadmap for 2010, 2011 […]

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Commercial Space

Revised House NASA Authorization Bill Aligns With Senate Measure

September 23rd, 2010

  The House Science and Technology Committee has completed a revised 2010 NASA authorization bill that aligns closely with an already adopted Senate measure that accelerates work on a new heavy lift rocket and crew spacecraft for missions to the moon, asteroids, Mars and the moons of the Red Planet. The revised three-year measure increases […]

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International Space Station, Space Shuttle, NASA

Discovery Makes Final Launch Pad Trek

September 21st, 2010

UPDATE: Discovery reached Launch Pad 39A on Tuesday at 1:49 a.m, EDT  Bathed in bright xenon lights, the shuttle Discovery began its final trek to a Kennedy Space Center launch pad Monday night. The oldest of NASA’s shuttle orbiters is tentatively scheduled to lift off on Nov. 1 on its final mission, an 11-day journey […]

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