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January 21, 2008

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

MOON STUCK

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Playing Nice

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Pilot in the Loop

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MOON STUCK

With the U.S. presidential election looming, space leaders prepare to offer an alternative to Bush's vision for exploration. Instead of a lunar base, humans might land on asteroids and NASA would boost 'green' missions to planet Earth

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Playing Nice

Now that KC-X bids are final, both competitors turn to wooing USAF

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Pilot in the Loop

Europe tries to force discussion on station endgame in sign of growing space ambitions

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Financial Engineering

Faced with long-term paralysis, ESA moves to revamp financial and decision-making setup

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Down South

Regional cost-sharing seems an option for Central American AFs' aging systems

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Shuttle-Derived

ATK is adapting shuttle solid rocket for Delta II-class COTS launcher

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Waiting for Power

TOULOUSE Engine uncertainties for the A400M military transport are far from over and will likely persist even once the powerplant finally takes to the air in April. The TP400 being built by a European engine consortium has been a major, though not the only, source of schedule delays for the A400M, which is already running six months late and is at risk of being fielded at least a year behind schedule.

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Middleweight Challenge

With Sea Launch back in service, engineers focus on Land Launch spin-off

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2025 Asteroid Landing Eyed

CAPE CANAVERAL U.S. astronauts could be launched in 2025 on an Ares V booster for a month-long stay on an asteroid designated "99-A010." The landing proposal will be made by planetary scientist Robert Farquhar in a paper to be published in the journal of The Planetary Society.

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FACE TO FACE

On Defense

AW&ST: For several years, there was a feeling that your Defense Electronics business didn't have critical mass. But so far not much has happened to change that. Why is that? Zoller: At first glance you might consider that the €800-million ($1.183-million) order-of-magnitude could be regarded as "under-critical" compared with what we see with our competitors.
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