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… » 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…

GPS-Like System Being Developed For Moon Astronauts

When astronauts finally get back to the moon sometime between now and 2020, they will have an advantage that their predecessors did not-GPS. Well, it's not technically GPS given the fact that there are no satellites orbiting the moon, but the astronauts may not know the difference. The new system being developed by… » 7/21/08 6:00pm 7/21/08 6:00pm