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May 8, 1989

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NASP Program Office Retains Two Propulsion Contractors

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British Audit Office Examining Tornado Sale to Saudi Arabia

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Students Prepare NASP Mockup For Display at Paris Air Show

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NASP Program Office Retains Two Propulsion Contractors

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British Audit Office Examining Tornado Sale to Saudi Arabia

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Students Prepare NASP Mockup For Display at Paris Air Show

2021

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Manned Soviet Shuttle Flight Delayed Until 1992 for Systems Installation

WASHINGTON The Soviet space shuttle’s first manned flight will be delayed until 1992 to install and test the advanced and redundant flight systems necessary for safe manned operations. The need to resolve overall Soviet space policy and scheduling issues also is contributing to the delay.

2021

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Soviet Space Scientists to Focus Studies On Mars Until 2000, Seek U. S. Cooperation

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER Soviet space scientists will focus on Mars for the remainder of this century, according to Valery L. Barsukov, director of the Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry in Moscow. They have elaborate plans for a Mars orbiter/lander in 1994 and a rover/sample return mission four years later.
2223

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Soviets Propose Using Energia To Launch NASA Space Station

WASHINGTON The Soviet Union, with the help of Space Commerce Corp., is offering to launch the U. S. space station on the Energia heavy-lift booster. The Soviet government has not approached the U. S. government officially with the idea.
2223

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Magellan Heads Toward Venus As U. S. Resumes Planetary Probes

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER The Magellan spacecraft last week began its 15-month flight to Venus, marking the first U. S. planetary mission in 11 years. The radar mapping probe was deployed from the space shuttle orbiter Atlantis at 9:04 p. m. EDT May 4 and was propelled on a trajectory to Venus by a Boeing Inertial Upper Stage about an hour later (AW&ST Apr. 24, p. 42).

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NASA to Seek Space Station Termination If Budget Reductions Are Too Severe

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First C-17 Nose Section Prepared for Shipment

2425

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U. K. Boosts Defense Spending $1.6 Billion To Keep Weapons Programs on Schedule

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