Manned spacecraft http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24069/all en Reuters Science News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-science-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current science news briefs.</p> <p>The Kraken wakes: first images of giant squid filmed in<br /> deep ocean</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-science-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environmental Issue Exoplanetology Financial data vendors Human Interest Human spaceflight International Space Station Kepler Manned spacecraft NASA Person Career Quotation Reuters Spacecraft Spaceflight Technology Thomas Marshburn Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:00:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731528 at http://www.globalpost.com Archive offers new life for fallen space shuttle Columbia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/archive-offers-new-life-fallen-space-shuttle-columbia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Accident 10 years ago killed seven astronauts</p> <p>* Recovered wreckage maintained at Kennedy Space Center</p> <p>* Items available for study, education</p> <p>By Irene Klotz</p> <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan 31 (Reuters) - Space shuttle Columbia's flying days came to an abrupt and tragic end on Feb. 1, 2003, when damage from a broken wing crescendoed, dooming the seven astronauts aboard.</p> <p>Although Columbia now lies in pieces, its mission is not over.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/archive-offers-new-life-fallen-space-shuttle-columbia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:31:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742087 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Space shuttle Columbia's second life - as a cautionary tale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-space-shuttle-columbias-second-life-cautionary-tale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Accident 10 years ago killed seven astronauts</p> <p>* Recovered wreckage maintained at Kennedy Space Center</p> <p>* Items available for study, education (Recasts headline, lede)</p> <p>By Irene Klotz</p> <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan 31 (Reuters) - Space shuttle Columbia's flying days came to an abrupt and tragic end on Feb. 1, 2003, when a broken wing gave way, dooming the seven astronauts aboard.</p> <p>Although Columbia now lies in pieces, its mission is not over.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-space-shuttle-columbias-second-life-cautionary-tale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:31:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742384 at http://www.globalpost.com Ten years on, US recalls Columbia shuttle disaster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ten-years-us-recalls-columbia-shuttle-disaster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With somber ceremonies, the United States on Friday commemorated the loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its seven-member crew on the tenth anniversary of the disaster.</p> <p>Columbia, NASA's first space shuttle orbiter to be put into service, disintegrated during re-entry on February 1, 2003, as it was ending its 28th mission. </p> <p>All seven astronauts on board died in the landmark incident that triggered the end of the shuttle mission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ten-years-us-recalls-columbia-shuttle-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manned spacecraft Politics Space Shuttle program Spaceflight AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:30:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743414 at http://www.globalpost.com SpaceX cleared for cargo run to space station http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/spacex-cleared-cargo-run-space-station <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Launch scheduled for 10:10 a.m. EST/1510 GMT Friday</p> <p>* Space taxi work may slow under federal budget cuts</p> <p>By Irene Klotz</p> <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. March 1 - A rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies was poised for launch on Friday to deliver a capsule filled with food, supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/spacex-cleared-cargo-run-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human spaceflight Law Manned spacecraft Spaceflight Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:15:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770508 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Private US SpaceX rocket Falcon-9 launched http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/urgent-private-us-spacex-rocket-falcon-9-launched <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Private space firm SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Friday carrying a resupply capsule to the International Space Station, NASA television showed.</p> <p>The rocket rapidly reached orbital altitude where it deployed the Dragon vehicle, carrying 1,200 pounds (544 kilograms) of supplies, on what was the firm's third launch and second mission to the ISS.</p> <p>jls-dc/</p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:46:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771005 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-SpaceX capsule hits glitch after launch for space station http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-1-spacex-rocket-blasts-space-station-cargo-run <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Capsule's solar wings unfurl but problems remain</p> <p>* Second of 12 supply flights for NASA</p> <p>* Space taxi work may slow under federal budget cuts</p> <p>By Irene Klotz</p> <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 1 (Reuters) - A rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies blasted off on Friday on supply run to the International Space Station, but a thruster problem with the cargo ship threatened to derail the mission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-1-spacex-rocket-blasts-space-station-cargo-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Human spaceflight Law Manned spacecraft Space technology Spaceflight Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5771075 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Science News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/reuters-science-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current science news briefs.</p> <p>SpaceX capsule hits glitch after launch for space station</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/reuters-science-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Financial data vendors Health Manned spacecraft Politics Spaceflight Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5771334 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP Americas News Agenda for March 3 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Duty Editor: Daniel Woolls</p> <p> Tel: +1 202 414 0541</p> <p>What's happening in the Americas on Sunday:</p> <p>WASHINGTON: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak addresses the opening day of the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. 2200 GMT. Expect coverage (US-ISRAEL-DIPLOMACY-POLITICS)</p> <p>-- Monitoring the unmanned Dragon capsule launched by private firm SpaceX after a thruster outage delays its resupply mission to the International Space Station. Coverage on merit (US-SPACE-ISS-SPACEX)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 20:45:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771834 at http://www.globalpost.com SpaceX's capsule arrives at ISS http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A privately-owned unmanned space capsule arrived at the International Space Station early Sunday, bringing to the space outpost food, scientific materials and other crucial equipment.</p> <p>The capsule named Dragon was captured -- with the help of a robotic arm - by NASA Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford and Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn, 5:31 am EST (1031 GMT), US space officials said.</p> <p>The craft owned by SpaceX corporation will now be brought to the Earth-facing port of the ISS's Harmony module and bolted into place via commands from mission control.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight Technology AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 11:15:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772046 at http://www.globalpost.com SpaceX's capsule arrives at ISS http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing to the space outpost food, scientific materials and other crucial equipment.</p> <p>The capsule named Dragon was captured -- with the help of a robotic arm - by NASA Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford and Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn, 5:31 am EST (1031 GMT), when the ISS was over northern Ukraine, US space officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manned spacecraft Spaceflight SpaceX Technology AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 11:15:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772050 at http://www.globalpost.com SpaceX's capsule arrives at ISS http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule docked Sunday at the International Space Station bringing food, scientific materials and crucial equipment to the space outpost.</p> <p>NASA said that SpaceX's Dragon capsule linked up with the ISS's Harmony module at 8:56 am (1356 GMT).</p> <p>The US space agency said a hatch between Dragon and the ISS's Harmony module would be opened Monday as the capsule commenced its three-week-long stay at the orbiting space station.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/spacexs-capsule-arrives-at-iss-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft National Aeronautics and Space Administration Spaceflight Technology AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 16:15:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772180 at http://www.globalpost.com Thruster problem delays Dragon's arrival at space station http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130303/thruster-problem-delays-dragons-arrival-at-space-station <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington, Mar 1 (EFE).- The Dragon space capsule, which on Friday departed from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a cargo run to the International Space Station, will have its arrival there delayed due to a problem with its thruster system.</p> <p>In a press conference after the malfunction, NASA International Space Station Program Manager Mike Suffredini said the capsule would not arrive at the station before Sunday, a day later than originally scheduled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130303/thruster-problem-delays-dragons-arrival-at-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Spaceflight Agencia EFE Mon, 04 Mar 2013 02:46:08 +0000 Agencia EFE 5772511 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Science News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/reuters-science-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current science news briefs.</p> <p>Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Trying to prevent HIV infection through vaginal gels or daily tablets has proven ineffective in the southern African region ravaged by the disease because people did not use the medicines properly, a study released on Monday said. A ground-breaking study issued in 2010 indicated a vaginal gel containing an HIV drug can sharply reduce infections in women who use it before and after sex.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/reuters-science-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Social Issues Spaceflight Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:16:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773247 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Science News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/reuters-science-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current science news briefs.</p> <p>Computer glitch suspends NASA Mars rover operation</p> <p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A computer glitch, possibly caused by radiation, has put on hold the Mars rover Curiosity's first attempt to analyze powder from inside an ancient rock, officials said on Monday. Engineers said they hope the NASA rover can resume limited science operations this week.</p> <p>Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/reuters-science-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human spaceflight Manned spacecraft Social Issues Spaceflight Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773521 at http://www.globalpost.com