Topic: Space Policy Institute
Predictions say NASA funding is unlikely to rise under either a Democratic or Republican president. However, NASA's priorities under Obama or Romney might be different.
Two major Mars missions lost out to the James Web Space Telescope in Obama's proposed NASA budget, but there's still money for other ambitious space-science missions.
Some experts are calling for an international code of conduct for spacefaring nations. But defining misconduct isn't easy.
01/10/2011 02:00 pm
There will be many eyes checking out the inaugural flight of the private Falcon 9 rocket Friday, launching from Florida.
06/04/2010 12:02 pm
Global News Blog Iran's rocket launch breaks no zoological barriers. Our top 10 animal space flights.
Iran reportedly launched a rat, two turtles, and worms into space on Feb. 2. But they're decades behind Felix the cat, Dezik the dog, and China's white mice. Beyond the dubious biological research value, the launch indicates that Iran can now launch warheads across the Middle East.
02/03/2010 01:48 pm
Richard Garriott, whose father was an astronaut, pays $30 million to go up Sunday to the International Space Station as a galactic tourist and working member of the space crew.
10/09/2008 01:00 am
The Shenzhou 7 launches Thursday in an era of global space cooperation.
09/25/2008 01:00 am