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China's assertion that it is taking measures to limit debris generated by its space missions does not begin to make up for Beijing's January test of an anti-satellite weapon that created...
T he U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has done the right thing in delaying the creation of an office to handle domestic requests for spy-satellite imagery until it can give skeptical...
The successful launch Dec. 16 of a Minotaur rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Virginia coast is notable in several respects.
Although NASA insists it has not yet determined how it will cope with no budget increase for 2007, the agency's choices are decidedly limited. Things were going to be tight even before Congress'...
China 's apparent deliberate destruction of one of its own satellites with a ground-based missile is a very serious incident that makes a mockery of Beijing 's recent overtures regarding...
It is no surprise that the Future of Land Imaging Interagency Working Group, a panel of U.S. civil and military users of medium-resolution satellite imagery, is recommending that the U.S. government...
Human spaceflight advocates are holding out hope that the U.S. Senate will overturn some of the provisions in a 2007 domestic spending measure passed by the House of Representatives Jan. 31 that...
U.S. President George W. Bush's 2008 budget request as it relates to space and missile defense has drawn some early criticism, with more likely to come as the interested parties digest its contents,...
I t goes without saying that there is never a convenient time to have a launch failure, but the Jan. 30 Sea Launch mishap that destroyed SES New Skies' NSS-8 satellite was particularly ill-timed.

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