* ISS Budget Trimmed, Pluto Mission Funding Restored
In the latest battle over the 2004 NASA budget, a $200 million cut in funding for the International Space Station was put forward while financing for a mission to Pluto was restored.
* COMMENTARY: NASA Has a Vision, It's Our Nation That Needs Glasses
Wading through the huge volume of editorials and opinion pieces that followed the release of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report, one can't help wonder if most were written by people with scant knowledge of NASA's history.
* Lab Test Shows Mars Surface Water Possible
A laboratory test simulating the harsh environment of Mars suggests water could exist in liquid form on the surface of the red planet without evaporating.