Space Program

U.S. Works to Create Space Code of Conduct
The United States and other countries in the European Union are joining together to develop a "code of conduct" that would establish rules for orbiting spacecraft and for mitigating the growing problem of debris, or "space junk".
NASA Says Lovell Can’t Sell That – Can He?
NASA is investigating to determine whether Apollo 13 commander James Lovell has the right to sell a flight checklist that includes his handwritten calculations that were crucial in guiding the damaged spacecraft back to Earth.
Attention Star Gazers: Meteor Shower Tonight
The first meteor shower of 2012 — the lesser known Quadrantid meteor shower — will light up the sky across North America when it peaks early Wednesday morning.  Star gazers are in for a special treat.
What if Asteroid Hits Earth?
Let’s pretend the fly-by asteroid strikes Texas. What happens next?  Today’s the big day, when Asteroid 2005 YU55 will pass within about 200,000 miles of our fair planet, and come slightly closer to the moon tomorrow.
NASA Prepares for Lunar Tourists
Tourists on the moon?  Sacre bleu!  Don't laugh. It's going to happen someday, maybe not in our lifetimes, but someday.  And NASA is already putting policies in place to make sure space tourists don't mess with all that Earthly "stuff" the Apollo astro…

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