The private contractor that handles the bulk of the work servicing NASA's space shuttle fleet is notifying 1,400 employees in Florida, Texas and Alabama that they will be laid off in the fall.
Call her the Mata Hari of cyberspace.
Worried about Earth-threatening asteroids? One of NASA's newest space telescopes has spotted 25,000 never-before-seen asteroids in just six months.
The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean.
The White House is contradicting the NASA administrator's claim that President Obama assigned him to reach out to Muslims on science matters.
U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene is making his first public speaking appearance in South Carolina since his unexpected Democratic nomination a month ago.
President Obama wants NASA's chief, retired Marine Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. to reach out to the Muslim world because of what he says is the contribution of the Arab Muslim world to mathematics and science ("Allah's final frontier," Comment & Analysis, Wednesday). Contrary to Mr. Obama's belief, however, it is not the Muslim world that contributed to mankind's knowledge of modern mathematics.
NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. is a water carrier for the Obama administration ("Allah's final frontier," Comment & Analysis, Wednesday). While this does not absolve him of responsibility for the remarkably obtuse comments he made in a June 30 interview with al Jazeera about outreach to the Muslim world by his agency, it does point up the fact that the primary misguided fellow in this spacey affair is President Obama, not Gen. Bolden, a former astronaut.
Barack Obama's sex-change surgery for America continues, without even the consolation of anesthesia. (A lot of voters have been asleep, anyway.) Dr. Obama hopes to get the surgery finished before the patient wakes up in November to his considerably altered bodyscape.