Topic: Secure World Foundation
It is still too early to tell exactly where the dead satellite will fall. Scientists will likely have a much better idea of where the debris will land about two hours before the impact, NASA officials said.
09/22/2011 01:13 pm
An analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists suggests that just about everything that the Air Force's new X-37B robotic space plane can do could be done using cheaper technology.
11/30/2010 01:46 pm
Europe is ramping up efforts to detect incoming asteroids. Scientists and astronauts met for the first time in Germany to discuss options for defending the Earth from asteroids.
11/11/2010 11:47 am
President Obama's national space policy, released Monday, focuses more on international approaches to space issues than previous presidents' policies.
06/28/2010 08:50 pm
Amateur astronomers say they have found the X-37B in an orbit that takes it over Afghanistan and Iraq. A former Air Force missile officer offers up four possible uses for the space plane – and weapon is least likely.
05/25/2010 06:38 pm
President Obama's budget for NASA seeks to end its back-to-the-moon program, rely more heavily on private companies, and invest in new technologies for human space exploration.
02/01/2010 06:51 pm
The International Space Station’s narrow miss last week highlights the risk of collisions with space junk.
03/15/2009 01:00 am
Without Russia, NASA couldn’t send astronauts to the space station between 2010 and 2015.
08/20/2008 01:00 am
As more countries race to launch satellites and manned craft, some warn of a space jam.
03/14/2008 01:00 am