Obama plans to retire the nation's venerable space shuttle program

There will be $2 billion increase in NASA’s funding and the nation's venerable space shuttle program will be retired; that’s what the President Barack Obama has proposed to do in the next couple of years.

NASA gearing up for the launch of “Kepler Mission”

The fiasco of the CO2 sniffing Orbiting Carbon Observatory could not damp the spirits of the U.S. space agency NASA. Yes, the space agency is now gearing up for Kepler Mission, which is named in honor of Johannes Kepler.

Orbiting Carbon Observatory fiasco; nightmare for NASA!

It was a nightmare for NASA on Tuesday, when its Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite, which was designed to measure carbon dioxide levels around the Earth, failed to reach orbit. The fiasco of $280 million mission was a major setback to the space agency.

NASA still tentative about the space shuttle Discovery’s launch

It's still uncertain when the space shuttle Discovery will actually be launched.

NASA will launch its OCO satellite on Tuesday

On Tuesday, NASA will launch its Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.


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