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February 15, 2008

Third And Final STS-122 Spacewalk Completed

Orbiter Will Undock From ISS Monday Morning

Astronauts Rex Walheim and Stanley Love completed the third and last STS-122 spacewalk at 1532 EST Friday.

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NASA Moves Off Last Three 2008 Shuttle Launch Dates

About Two Week Delay To Each; Next Two Flights Pending

NASA officials on Thursday revised the target launch dates for space shuttle flights during the second half of 2008, pushing the last three scheduled flights for the year off by about two weeks apiece.

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Aero-TV Profiles The Cirrus Design SRS (Part Three)

Some Intriguing Details Prove That CD's LSA Is More Than A "SkyCatcher-Catcher" (Part 3 of 3)

With all the attention (good and bad) being paid to the aggressive position taken by Cessna in bringing an LSA to market, it seemed that it was time to catch up with Cirrus Design's LSA program... starting with an overview of the original announcement at Oshkosh 2007 and updated (previously, in Part Two, and now in Part Three) with the latest info as of the 2008 Sebring Sport Aviation Expo, recently concluded in central Florida.

US Plans To Shoot Down Defective Spy Satellite

Should Reduce Risk Of Debris Falling Into Wrong Hands

Concerned a defective surveillance satellite might fall into the wrong hands when it deorbits early next month, the Pentagon will reportedly blast the errant satellite from the sky.

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NASA's Griffin Defends Choice To Return To Moon

Critics Say Agency Has 'Been There, Done That'

It's somewhat ironic to accuse a space agency of not reaching far enough towards the stars... but that's exactly what critics of NASA's plans to return to the moon are alleging. And, frankly, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin is sick of hearing them complain.

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To Boldly Go Where Few Side Dishes Have Gone Before

Kimchi On Menu For Upcoming ISS Flight

Ko San is a 30-year-old computer science engineer, who's expected to become the first South Korean in space. He's scheduled to ride a Russian rocket to the International Space Station in April. It turns out his trip will also mark a second historic event -- he'll be bringing the first Korean food into space.

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