Document Says "No Justification" For 40-Rocket Five-Year
A Congressional watchdog report issued Monday raises questions
for taxpayers about a proposed five-year block buy of 40 rocket
booster cores being advocated by the rockets' manufacturer, United
Launch Alliance (ULA). ULA is a joint venture between aerospace
giants Lockheed Martin and Boeing.
Europe's ROSAT Telescope Weighs 2.4 Tons, Can't Be Steered
Sometime between this Friday, and Monday, October 24, just a
month after NASA's six-ton UARS fell into the Pacific, a defunct
German satellite called ROSAT will take the plunge. As was the case
last month, scientists will not know until just before impact where
the space junk is likely to hit the surface of the Earth.