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Orion Space Mission

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  • NASA order may force shutdown of Constellation moon-rocket program

     
    By Robert Block  Orlando Sentinel Space Editor CAPE CANAVERAL – In a surprise move, NASA has told the major contractors working on its troubled Constellation moon rocket program that they are in violation of federal spending rules — and must...
  • Congress and contractors reject NASA move on Constellation moon plan

     
    Some members of Congress and a major contractor working on NASA's Constellation program on Thursday expressed outrage at the space agency for stopping work  on the moon program because of alleged violations of federal spending rules by the co...
  • Nelson maps a road forward on space without Constellation

     
    Florida’s Democratic Senator, Bill Nelson, the chair of the Senate subcommittee charged with NASA oversight, has sent a letter to his powerful counterpart on NASA appropriations, Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, informing her of his committee’s...
  • NASA Contractors: abandoning the Constellation moon prorgam?

     
    EDITOR'S NOTE: Updates w/ Boeing comment. RB. While over President Barack Obama's plans to cancel NASA's Constellation moon program, some of the agency's main aerospace contractors appear to be abandoning the troubled rocket proje...
  • KSC to get commercial office under new NASA plan

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is expected to award control of the agency’s commercial spacecraft management office to Kennedy  Space Center today when he announces a slate of new work assignments under President Barack Obama...
  • Neil Armstrong: Wrong step for Obama

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is bound for Florida on Thursday for a forum on his budgetary plans for redirecting the American space program -- away from the Moon and toward other missions. There are a lot of new......
  • Obama plans to bolster Cape space jobs

     
    By Mark K. Matthews and Robert Block, Orlando Sentinel WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Congress and space boosters from across the country, President Barack Obama is expected to announce Thursday that he plans to revive part of the Constellation moon...
  • Shelby named ‘porker’ for protecting NASA moon program

     
    WASHINGTON — A spending watchdog group today named U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama as its “porker of the month” for supporting NASA’s Constellation program, which has cost taxpayers at least $9 billion so far but has little chanc...
  • Obama’s NASA space policy speech in full

     
    THE PRESIDENT :  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you. (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you, everybody.  Please have a seat.  Thank you. I want to thank Senator Bill Nelson and NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden for their e...
  • Obama readies speech

     
    Obama will speak before a pre-selected audience of 200 in the building where Apollo astronauts once lived before blasting off to the moon. To his right is a mockup of the Orion capsule, that the president said this week will be revived and used as a...
  • Letter: Commercial rockets are ‘fundamental’ to space exploration

     
    WASHINGTON — The war of words over President Barack Obama’s new plan for NASA continued this week when more than 50 ex-astronauts, aerospace businessmen and scientists signed a letter supporting his proposal to replace the space shuttle with...
  • Yardney Technical Of Stonington Enters Deal To Make Batteries For Electric Cars

    Yardney Technical Products Inc. of Stonington said Monday that it has entered a joint venture with California-based Coda Automotive to produce lithium-ion batteries for Coda's upcoming all-electric car. The joint venture, Coda Battery Systems LLC, has...