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NASA’s JPL Lays Off Hundreds of Workers

In a disheartening turn of events, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has announced that it's laying off about 8% of its…

4 months ago

What’s Going on With the Mars Sample Return Mission?

Anybody with a modicum of intellectual curiosity is looking forward to the NASA/ESA Mars Sample Return Mission. NASA's Perseverance rover…

6 months ago

Witnesses Play Up the Alien Angle at Congressional UFO Hearing

Three former insiders who have played a role in dealing with UFOs -- or as they've now come to be…

10 months ago

According to a US Auditor, Each Launch of the Space Launch System Will Cost an “Unsustainable” $4.1 Billion

This will likely come as a surprise to no one who has closely watched the development of NASA’s next giant…

2 years ago

The House Makes NASA A Counteroffer It Probably Can’t Refuse

NASA's proposed new budget is mostly good news, though some planned missions will not be funded.

8 years ago

Imagine What Could Be Done With a “Penny4NASA”

If you're reading this then you're probably a big fan of space exploration. And while on one hand you could…

10 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – January 17, 2014: Astronomers Without Borders, & Jelly Donuts

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Mike Simmons from Astronomers without Borders, Nicole Gugliucci, Jason Major, Casey Dreier, Brian Koberlein, Nancy Atkinson,…

10 years ago

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Spaceflight Safety

[/caption] The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Space & Aeronautics held a hearing yesterday on the issue of how…

14 years ago