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NASA Administrator Breaks Down Over Those Lost in Space

Mike Smith | Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology
Mike Smith

NASA administrator and astronaut Charles F. Bolden was teary-eyed when he spoke of the final Atlantis space shuttle launch this week. But his tears were not for the end of a 30-year era.

The Senate Launch System

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

At a time when politicians say we need to be trimming the budget, why are senators pushing to spend $2 billion on their Senate Launch System, which uses an outdated approach to space exploration?

Can Republicans Reconcile Earmarks and the Federal Budget?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Five hundred million dollars seems like a lot, until one realizes that it's only a small part of an approximately $3.6 trillion dollar budget. It is certainly a testimonial to the endurance of earmarks.

Can NASA Change In Order To Survive?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Early this month, Hawthorne-based rocket venture SpaceX launched an unmanned version of its Dragon capsule into orbit, took it for a few spins around ...