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India launches Chandrayaan-2 lunar orbiter and lander mission

Hausjärvi, FINLAND — India successfully launched its Chandrayaan-2 orbiter and lunar surface spacecraft Monday, a week after the first launch attempt was scrubbed due...

NASA Moon Tunes: Space agency wants You to submit song for...

The 240,000-mile journey to the Moon last three days each way, so to elevate the boredom of the epic road trip, NASA is preparing...

Trump ATTACKS NASA in baffling tweet appearing to cancel his own...

The US President signalling this lack of support for NASA's current push to put people on the moon in the 2020s will come as...

Trump tweet throws space policy into chaos

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump disrupted months of civil space policy development in a single tweet June 7, suggesting that NASA should not return...

Op-ed | Accelerating the U.S. space program requires measured risks

This op-ed originally appeared in the May 6, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. At the recent National Space Council meeting, U.S. Vice President Pence challenged...

NASA’s accelerated moon plans create uncertainty for international partners

COLORADO SPRINGS — As NASA develops its plans to accelerate a human return to the surface of the moon, international partners are left wondering...

NASA on track to RETURN to the Moon with Mars mission...

The 2020 budget proposal was revealed on Monday and although the space agency has lost $500million (£378million) in funding, officials have praised the amount...

Life on Mars? It WON’T be long, says NASA in shock...

Jim Bridenstine said NASA’s Mars missions could soon uncover extraterrestrial life, which has been the agency’s main focus of attention for decades. Mr Bridenstine...

NASA seeks to accelerate work on lunar missions

WASHINGTON — NASA is now emphasizing speed in its lunar exploration plans, including seeking to fly payloads on commercial lunar landers before the end...

Is the Gateway the right way to the moon?

This article originally appeared in the Dec. 17, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Sometime in 2028, competing for attention alongside a presidential election and the...

Op-ed | CLPS will jump-start the lunar economy

This op-ed originally appeared in the Dec. 17, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. In early September, NASA released the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) solicitation,...

Op-ed | CLPS will jump-start the lunar economy

This op-ed originally appeared in the Dec. 17, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. In early September, NASA released the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) solicitation,...

Op-ed | CLPS will jump-start the lunar economy

This op-ed originally appeared in the Dec. 17, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. In early September, NASA released the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) solicitation,...

Bush remembered for role shaping post-Cold War space policy

WASHINGTON — Despite serving just a single term in the White House, the late President George H.W. Bush is remembered as playing a key...

Foust Forward | For NASA’s return to the moon, a little...

“Foust Forward” appears in every issue of SpaceNews magazine. This column runs in the Dec. 3, 2018 issue. When NASA announced its Commercial Lunar Payload...

Senator seeks assurances on JWST and WFIRST funding

WASHINGTON — As Congress works to finalize a fiscal year 2019 spending bill for NASA, a senator is asking colleagues to secure the future...

Advisory group skeptical of NASA lunar exploration plans

WASHINGTON — NASA’s plans to return humans to the surface of the moon within 10 years got a chilly reception from an advisory group...

Bridenstine worried about budget pressures on NASA

WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Nov. 15 that the reelection defeat of a key appropriator, and the potential for budget cuts next...

Canada not sold on U.S-led lunar Gateway despite NASA boss’ direct...

VICTORIA, British Columbia — NASA’s top official came to Canada to make his pitch for the country to become involved in a U.S.-lead lunar space...

Coronavirus cases spread outside China, but WHO reports turning point in...

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Italy, South Korea and Iran reported sharp rises in coronavirus cases on Monday, but China eased curbs as the rate of...
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