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Obama’s strategy for NASA drawing widespread criticism

NASAThe decision of the Obama administration to annul NASA’s Constellation program has not only cast a cloud of uncertainty over the future of the space agency’s manned space flight, but has also raked widespread criticism from the aerospace community.

President Obama to delineate his administration’s NASA vision

Barack-ObamaAccording to a Saturday statement by the White House, a next-month conference in Florida will witness President Barack Obama delineating his administration’s vision for NASA – especially after the recent submission of a budget that proposes the annihilation of the space agency’s Constellation program.

NASA finds ice on Moon’s pole

Ice on MoonScientists have found thick deposits of water ice in craters near the north pole of the moon by analyzing the data sent by a radar instrument from NASA that was part of the India's moon mission, Chandrayaan-I.

The Mini-SAR instrument from NASA found more than 40 small craters with water ice on the moon and the craters were between 2 and 15 km wide.

Universities, Schools, Museums to Receive NASA Space Program Artefacts

NASAOfficial announcements have confirmed that NASA is inviting universities, museums and other such organizations to step in, examine and request space program artefacts. All representatives of eligible institutions of "education or preservation" can choose to pick a piece.

Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Reveals its Findings

Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Reveals its Findings

The members of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) have issued its 2009 annual report on the U. S. space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The ASAP report reveals that continuing the NASA space shuttle fleet beyond the current manifest is "ill-advised".

According to ASAP chair Joseph W. Dyer, as stated within the NASA article, "The panel's report provides a summary of key safety-related issues the agency confronts at this time. The most important relate to the future of the nation's human spaceflight program".

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