Florida Senators Chime In on NASA Heavy lift Space Launch System

By Doug Mohney, Contributing Editor

Senators Bill Nelson (D) and Marco Rubio (R) are the latest lawmakers to send a letter about NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the heavy lift rocket project intended for beyond earth orbit exploration. Addressed to President Obama, the two urge the Administration to commit to SLS, but say it’s OK for current SLS […]

ULA trimming local jobs

Up to 70 workers affected; only two Delta II launches set Written by JAMES DEAN FLORIDA TODAY CAPE CANAVERAL — The number of local jobs launching spacecraft in Florida continues to shrink and not just because of NASA’s retiring shuttle program.

An Atlas V rocket with NASA's Juno spacecraft payload is seen the evening before it's […]