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SLS updates: tower crawl, engine burn and flight test

Jason Davis • November 21, 2011 • 1

A few updates on the Space Launch System, NASA's next-generation deep exploration vehicle.

NASA unveils Space Launch System

Jason Davis • September 15, 2011

After months of political wrangling, NASA has finally unveiled the design of the Space Launch System, America's next deep space transportation system.

What's up in human spaceflight: the gas station edition

Jason Davis • August 15, 2011

An update on human spaceflight, including orbital propellant depots, suborbital test flights and an Orion crew capsule test aboard a Delta IV Heavy.

House Committee Votes the Wrong Way? JWST to be Canceled

Charlene Anderson • July 14, 2011

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representative's Appropriations Committee marked up the bill covering NASA's budget that was sent to it by the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee, and the results will not make Planetary Society supporters happy.

The Skirmishing Has Begun

Charlene Anderson • July 12, 2011

Today, 12 July 2011, the Planetary Society submitted into testimony a written statement to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives for their hearing on NASA's Space Launch System.

Getting Ready for the Next Skirmish: Battle Over NASA Budget Continues

Charlene Anderson • July 08, 2011

Shudders are still rolling through the space-exploration community after the House Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee voted on July 7 to slash NASA's budget by $1.9 billion.

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