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Orion Space Mission

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  • NASA Contractors: abandoning the Constellation moon prorgam?

     
    EDITOR'S NOTE: Updates w/ Boeing comment. RB. While over President Barack Obama's plans to cancel NASA's Constellation moon program, some of the agency's main aerospace contractors appear to be abandoning the troubled rocket proje...
  • KSC to get commercial office under new NASA plan

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is expected to award control of the agency’s commercial spacecraft management office to Kennedy  Space Center today when he announces a slate of new work assignments under President Barack Obama...
  • Neil Armstrong: Wrong step for Obama

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is bound for Florida on Thursday for a forum on his budgetary plans for redirecting the American space program -- away from the Moon and toward other missions. There are a lot of new......
  • Letter: Commercial rockets are ‘fundamental’ to space exploration

     
    WASHINGTON — The war of words over President Barack Obama’s new plan for NASA continued this week when more than 50 ex-astronauts, aerospace businessmen and scientists signed a letter supporting his proposal to replace the space shuttle with...
  • House bucks Senate compromise on NASA

     
    WASHINGTON — The House science committee on Monday unveiled a new guideline for NASA policy that threatens to upset a carefully-crafted compromise worked out by the Senate and White House last week. The measure, authored by the top Democrats and...
  • Obama plans to bolster Cape space jobs

     
    By Mark K. Matthews and Robert Block, Orlando Sentinel WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Congress and space boosters from across the country, President Barack Obama is expected to announce Thursday that he plans to revive part of the Constellation moon...
  • Obama’s NASA space policy speech in full

     
    THE PRESIDENT :  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you. (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you, everybody.  Please have a seat.  Thank you. I want to thank Senator Bill Nelson and NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden for their e...
  • NASA test fires new Ares rocket and ignites more space debate

     
    EDITOR'S NOTE: Updates with comments by Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas. RB NASA and contractor ATK on Tuesday successfully fired a 154-foot-long, five-segment solid rocket booster designed to launch the Constellation program's Ares I rocket. The test firing...
  • Bart Gordon says Obama hasn’t asked for enough money to execute his NASA strategy

     
    By Robert Block,  Sentinel Space Editor Rep. Bart Gordon, D-Tenn., the chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology, has written to a group of space boosters and Nobel laureates that the Obama administration’s ambitious shakeup...
  • Republicans tell Rubio that Obama is responsible for all that ails NASA

     
    Like so many candidates before him, Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Marco Rubio today made the mandatory pilgrimage to Florida's Space Coast to learn of the concerns and the frustrations seizing NASA's Kennedy Space Center and local aerospace co...
  • Obama readies speech

     
    Obama will speak before a pre-selected audience of 200 in the building where Apollo astronauts once lived before blasting off to the moon. To his right is a mockup of the Orion capsule, that the president said this week will be revived and used as a...