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September 30, 2008

AIA Applauds NASA Budget Plan Put Forth By Congress

Says $20.2 Billion Package Reaffirms Commitment To Space, Aeronautics Research

The NASA Authorization Act of 2008, which cleared Congress on Saturday, provides much needed funding for space programs and aeronautics research and development and gives the next administration a clear sense of congressional support for the future of the agency. That's the word from former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, now the  President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association.

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NASA (Grudgingly?) Updates Aviation Safety Data Website

NAOMS Now Easier To Use... Or So Agency Says

NASA plans to update its National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service, or NAOMS, website Tuesday, to add more information from pilot survey responses.

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NASA Delays Hubble Repair Mission Due To Telescope Glitch

New Problem Will Add New Tasks To Already Complicated Mission

NASA will delay its mission to the Hubble Space Telescope until next year, after the orbiting observatory suffered a failure of its command and data-handling system Saturday night.

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NASA Lander Sees Falling Snow From Martian Clouds

Soil Data Suggests Liquid Past

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds. Spacecraft soil experiments also have provided evidence of past interaction between minerals and liquid water, processes that occur on Earth.

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