Rogue NASA Science Team Pitches New Spacecraft Designs to Obama

NASA, when it isn't finding rogue space lights or mysterious BOOMs of the non-Steve Jobsian variety, is apparently sending rogue science teams to brief President-elect Obama on the future of the space program. » 1/11/09 11:00am 1/11/09 11:00am

Obama Considering Ares Cancellation, Orion Scale Back

NASA better come up with some good reasons to keep Ares and Orion alive, because Barack Obama is no JFK: The office of the President Elect has send them a questionnaire asking some tough questions about our favorite space program, Space News reports. You know, the one which is supposed to take Humanity back to the Moon … » 11/29/08 8:29pm 11/29/08 8:29pm

Man Pleads Guilty To Sending U.S. Space Info To China

In what's bound to be embarrassing for the Chinese space program, the president of high-tech company AMAC International has pleaded guilty to giving China military data about fueling systems for space launch vehicles. Shu Quan-Sheng is a Chinese native who's a naturalized U.S. citizen. The incident puts a black smear… » 11/18/08 2:00am 11/18/08 2:00am

Hubble Resumes Operations, Sends Back Picture of Lost Starfox 64 Level

The Hubble Telescope, which was quite nearly lost this month to a combination of old age » 10/31/08 10:20am 10/31/08 10:20am and a , has resumed "regular science operations" today, and sent back spectacular picture of a pair of galaxies engaging in some kind of celestial slow dance. The mission to replace the Science Instrument Command and Data Handling …

12 Examples of Abandoned Space Technology

Looking for a space shuttle to convert into a funky dwelling? Believe it or not, there are quite a few pieces of once cutting edge space technology that have been left to rot. For example: there is a Russian Buran space shuttle » 8/25/08 5:00pm 8/25/08 5:00pm lying abandoned in the Arabian desert, a , and the infamous launch pad 34 where the three…