NASA

Anti-Science GOP ‘Eviscerates’ NASA Spending on Climate Change Research – Deirdre Fulton

Reinforcing the GOP’s reputation as anti-science, Republicans in the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Thursday voted to slash NASA spending on the branch that studies climate change issues. According to news reports, the NASA authorization proposal, passed along party lines, would cut between $300-500 million in funding to NASA’s Earth Sciences division, which researches the planet’s natural …

su-27

US plays “Chicken” with Russian Air Force while Nukes are on Hair-Trigger Alert

A Russian Su-27 jet intercepted a U.S. RC-135U reconnaissance plane that was closing in on the territory of the Russian Federation. Unable to identify the radar target, the Russian Air Force deployed the interceptor, forcing the U.S.’ plane to change course. Meanwhile, experts stress that the U.S. is acutely aware of Russia’s disadvantage with regards to defending the country against a possible nuclear …

Mars

Russia, US to Jointly Prepare Mars, Moon Flight Road Map

Space Daily Russia and the United States will work together on a roadmap to send humans to Mars and the Moon, according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and its US counterpart NASA will jointly hammer out a “road map” program on flights to Mars and the Moon, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said on Saturday(March …