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Russia Sticks It to US, Bans Export of RD-180 Engines

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

There is great irony to all the fuss during the past few months about the possibility that the Obama administration might block the continued sales of Russian RD-180 liquid-fuel engines to United Launch Alliance of Denver as a way of punishing Russia for its government's annexation of the Crimea and ongoing meddling in eastern Ukraine.

Injunction Against RD-180 Engine Sales May Have Implications for US Rides to ISS

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.02.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

Assuming the Russians themselves don't decide to stop selling the RD-180s to ULA, Judge Braden's concerns should soon be alleviated and the sale of these engines should continue as normal.

Rocket Carrying Secret Payload Launches

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central Calif...

NASA Launches Satellites To Explore Radiation Belts

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Twin satellites rocketed into orbit Thursday on a quest to explore Earth's treacherous radiation belts and protect the p...

$2.5 Billion "Dream Machine" To Launch This Weekend

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As big as a car and as well-equipped as a laboratory, NASA's newest Mars rover blows away its predecessors in size and sk...

Colo. Rocket Company Teams Up With NASA

Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

The space shuttle may be officially retired as a means for humans to travel to space, but NASA is already looking into the next generation of space fl...