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Don’t believe everything you read in the ‘NY Times’

Raise your hand if you find the mistake in this statement from the front page of the ‘New York Times’ website today: “Some archaeologists and historians worry that the next generation to visit the moon might carelessly obliterate the site where man first stepped onto the planet in 1969.” Yes, that summer school education has truly paid off. You caught ...

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Stennis takes eyes off moon

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Stennis Space Center in Hancock County will turn to commercial rocket engine testing opportunities after the scrapping of NASA’s back-to-the-moon program. Stennis director Gene Goldman tells The Sun Herald that work will continue on the center’s A-3 test stand, where testing was to be done on Ares 1 rocket, the planned successor to the space shuttle. ...

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President wants no return to moon

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is essentially grounding plans to return astronauts to the moon and instead is sending NASA in new directions with roughly $6 billion more. A White House official confirmed Thursday that when next week’s budget is proposed, NASA will get an additional $5.9 billion over five years, as first reported in Florida newspapers. Some of that ...

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