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NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," seems lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," looks lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
Was there some opportunistic political posturing during Hurricane Irene? The White House and FEMA issued multiple press releases about the "federal family" response to Irene, coining an appealing new term that might play well in overwrought press coverage.
NASA's mighty astronaut corps has become a shadow of what it once was. And it's only going to get smaller.
Atlantis and four astronauts rocketed into orbit Friday on NASA's last space shuttle voyage, dodging bad weather and delighting hundreds of thousands of spectators on hand to witness the end of an era.
NASA fueled space shuttle Atlantis for liftoff Friday on the final flight of the 30-year program, even though stormy weather threatened to delay the launch.
NASA's final four shuttle astronauts boarded Atlantis for liftoff Friday on the last flight of the 30-year program, even as potential rainstorms threatened to delay the launch.
One thing about the end of space shuttle flight: Everyone has an opinion. A look at some of the views from those close to the space program:
Rain in the forecast threatened to delay the last space shuttle launch, set for Friday, and a lightning strike near the pad briefly caused a flurry of concern at NASA before engineers concluded the spaceship was OK.