Presentations to the Panels of the NRC's Planetary Science Decadal Survey Now on SpacePolicyOnline.com

Presentations to the Panels of the NRC's Planetary Science Decadal Survey Now on SpacePolicyOnline.com

The presentations that were made to the first meetings of each of the five panels of the National Research Council’s (NRC’s) Planetary Science Decadal Survey are now available on SpacePolicyOnline.com. …

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AIAA Announces New Associate Fellows

AIAA Announces New Associate Fellows

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the names of its195 new Associate Fellows in the United States and abroad. Washington, D.C. is part of AIAA’s National …

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U.S.-China Meeting Sponsored by Space Foundation Opens New Line of Communications

U.S.-China Meeting Sponsored by Space Foundation Opens New Line of Communications

A meeting last week between U.S. former astronauts, Chinese astronauts, and others, sponsored by the Space Foundation, opened a new channel of communications according to Aviation Week and Space Technology. …

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Women in Aerospace to Honor Award Winners Oct. 27

Women in Aerospace to Honor Award Winners Oct. 27

Women in Aerospace (WIA) will honor its 2009 award winners at a banquet at the National Press Club on October 27, 2009. Details are on WIA’s website. The seven outstanding …

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Appropriations Update: September 24

Appropriations Update: September 24

The Senate completed action on the Interior-Environment bill today and turned its attention to the DOD appropriations bill (H.R. 3326). No votes are scheduled tomorrow (Friday) and Monday is Yom …

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GAO Says Constellation Program Needs a Sound Business Case

GAO Says Constellation Program Needs a Sound Business Case

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report today concluding that the cost and schedule for NASA’s Constellation program will remain uncertain “until a sound business case is established.” It …

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NASA Spacecraft Finds More Ice on Mars

NASA Spacecraft Finds More Ice on Mars

Images taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) of new impact sites on Mars reveal frozen water just under the surface, NASA reports. Team members from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, …

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NRC Planetary Science Decadal Survey: Presentations to Primitive Bodies Panel September 2009

NRC Planetary Science Decadal Survey: Presentations to Primitive Bodies Panel September 2009

The following presentations were made to the first meeting of the Primitive Bodies panel of the National Research Council’s (NRC’s) Planetary Science Decadal Survey. The meeting was held on September …

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Scientists Claim Widespread Water on the Moon

Scientists Claim Widespread Water on the Moon

A NASA briefing is scheduled today at 2:00 EDT to discuss recent scientific findings from lunar probes, but the news already has made headlines in many media sources: not only …

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Appropriations Update: September 23

Appropriations Update: September 23

Congressional action is focused on health care and appropriations bills this week, with no hearings announced thus far of significance to the space program. On the appropriations front, the Senate …

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