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NASA to get SpaceX, Rocketplane Kistler to build a spacecraft
US based space agency NASA has awarded contracts valued at $485 million to SpaceX, Rocketplane Kistler.
This contract is to build a cargo ship to serve the International Space Station as they prepare to establish a potential commercial space industry.
This is interestingly the first time NASA [...]

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NASA?s next space vehicle would be called Orion
US Space Agency NASA has confirmed that they would be naming their new manned exploration craft Orion.
This vehicle is been developed to take human space explorers back to the Moon. The longer-term goal is to set the foot on the Mars.
However, the first possible flight of this under [...]

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Lockheed Martin to build Orion for NASA
Lockheed Martin has managed to beat a team made up of Northrop Grumman and Boeing to take the NASA contract to build their next spacecraft named Orion.
The company has won a five-year, $3.9 billion contract to design and build this capsule-like U.S. spacecraft, which would take the NASA back [...]

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NASA to reveal their decision on Hubble telescope next week
NASA Administrator Michael Griffin is expected to announce next week whether they would be sending a space shuttle on a mission to repair the Hubble Telescope.
News sources say that if they go ahead with their plans to repair the Hubble, a mission would take astronauts to [...]

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NASA preparing for Space shuttle Discovery launch
US space agency NASA is preparing for the upcoming Space shuttle Discovery launch scheduled for December.
The space agency plans a week of tests to make sure the electrical and mechanical connections are intact.
During this mission, the shuttle would carry another section of the half-built International Space Station’s [...]

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NASA to repair Hubble Telescope for a longer life
US space agency NASA has confirmed that they have scrapped their plans to abandon the Hubble Space Telescope.
The space agency now plans to send a space shuttle to repair the 16-year-old Hubble Space Telescope. This was confirmed by agency administrator Michael Griffin.
The repairs are expected to be [...]

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NASA preparing Discovery for December launch
US space agency NASA is preparing the Discovery Space Shuttle for a launch mission in December. The crew of this upcoming mission flew to Florida on Monday for several days of dress rehearsal.
The launch is scheduled for December 7 and the crew would travel to the International Space Station. The [...]

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NASA working on a night launch plan for Space Shuttle Discovery
US space agency NASA is working hard on their plans to launch the Space Shuttle Discovery next week. Discovery is scheduled for a nighttime launch on Dec. 7 at 8:36 p.m.
However, they are still undecided on how it would switch over the shuttle computer’s clocks [...]

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NASA delays Space Shuttle launch due to bad weather
NASA postponed the Space Shuttle Discovery launch on Thursday night because of unfavorable weather conditions.
The next launch opportunity is at 9:13 p.m. on Friday but weather experts are predicting a 90 percent chance of another delay due to high winds stirred by a cold front pushing through [...]

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