Archive: 4/11/2005

ISS crew to try U.S. spacesuits Monday

The Expedition 12 crew prepared for the mission's first spacewalk and kept the station ship-shape this week. Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev are ready for their mission's first spacewalk ...

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Senate approves ANWR oil drilling

The U.S. Senate gave final approval for oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of a deficit-cutting budget bill.

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A sense of place

Cyberspace is widely considered to be lacking geography, rendering borders and distances irrelevant in a globalizing world. As a result, few have focused on how the very technologies that created the virtual space of the ...

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NASA seeks $5 billion more for shuttles

NASA needs about $5 billion more than previously budgeted to operate the space shuttle before the program ends in 2010, said the agency's director.

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Wireless World: Convergence arrives

The wireless deal announced by a consortium of cable companies grabbed all the headlines this week, but analysts have been predicting the convergence of such technology capabilities for several years now. More partnerships ...

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From ham-radio to Galileo, small satellites spell success

Next month should see the launch of the first Galileo satellite which will be paving the way for Europe's global positioning service. The GSTB-V2A spacecraft has been built by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. in the UK, a ...

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