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Next Launch AsiaSat-6 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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27 Aug 14 4:50:00 GMT
27 Aug 14 0:50:00 EDT

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Time Magazine – Obama Budget Grounds NASA

Time magazine has one of the best news analysis of the impact of the White House attempt to kill Constellation, the program gets us back in orbit after retirement of the Shuttle. The full article is included.

NASA will always have fans, and they’ll always be rabid – folks who love the machines, swoon over [...]

PBS Showdown: Commercial vs NASA

Michael Griffin

Listening tonight to Bretton Alexander, President of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, debate former NASA Administrator Mike Griffin on PBS was a case study of sound bites versus informed opinion. I don’t write that to be harsh–it’s just my own personal observation.

While Alexander, who has a strong aerospace background, threw-out phrases such [...]