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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007.
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BMD Watch: THAAD exo-atmosphere success

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency carried out a successful test of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, interceptor system Saturday.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 29, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, July 18, 2007.

MIT takes one giant leap for space fashion

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists are developing a new type of spacesuit, designed to allow astronauts of the future to have significantly more mobility. Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers note that during the 40 years humans have been traveling into space,

RFK Memorial auction under way

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The drama of politics, soap operas and sports are among lots to be auctioned off in support of the Washington-based Robert F. Kennedy Memorial.

Students thrilled by Glenn's tale of orbit

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Nearly 300 students were spellbound at an Ohio theater when astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, described his 1962 space flight.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006.
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John Glenn injured in Ohio car crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- John Glenn, retired U.S. senator from Ohio and the first American to orbit the Earth, has been injured in a car accident, WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio, said.

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Today is Tuesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2006 with 166 to follow.
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Former astronaut Robert Crippen is honored

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Former NASA Astronaut Robert Crippen was honored Wednesday night during a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle's first flight.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2006 with 314 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2005 with 46 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2005 with 63 to follow.
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NASA names new Glenn Center director

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Thursday announced the appointment of Woodrow Whitlow Jr. as director of the John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

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Today is Monday, July 18, the 199th day of 2005 with 166 to follow.
By United Press International

Space Watch: How politics drives NASA

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the human exploration of space. This week: Part 2 of 2. For NASA's management culture truly to change, there must be fundamental reforms, not only within NASA, but also -- more important -- in the way Congress and the president o
ROBERT ZIMMERMAN

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2005 with 314 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 15, the 320th day of 2004 with 46 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2004 with 63 to follow.
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Early astronaut Leroy Cooper dies at 77

VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- One of the first U.S. astronauts, Leroy Gordon Cooper, who logged more than 225 hours in space, died Monday at his California home at age 77.

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Today is Sunday, July 18, the 200th day of 2004 with 166 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2004 with 315 to follow.
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