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  • Schiff pledges NASA budget support

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week announced his opposition to any budget cuts at NASA that would threaten the agency's planetary science programs, including missions to Mars and Jupiter's icy moon. In a statement, Schiff said he met with NASA...
  • Schiff criticizes proposed funding cuts to Mars projects

    Schiff criticizes proposed funding cuts to Mars projects
    Rep. Adam Schiff today vowed to fight a quarter-billion dollars in proposed funding cuts to NASA's Mars exploration programs out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge "tooth and nail." The statement came after President Obama...
  • Rex Walheim goes from space to Colorado Boulevard

    Rex Walheim goes from space to Colorado Boulevard
    This year’s Rose Parade will include a brotherly duo unlike any other — one is an astronaut and the other a rose expert, and both will greet onlookers from the fifth float in the Tournament of Roses. Rex Walheim, 49, has five space walks under...
  • As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history

    As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history
    It started with Buck Rogers. The mid-20th Century comic book hero — forever rocketing through space, ray gun in hand — sparked Glendale resident Robert Costa’s life-long infatuation with space exploration. So when Costa, then in the...
  • Former NASA investigator guilty of tax fraud

    Former NASA investigator guilty of tax fraud
    A former NASA investigator who had worked at JPL in La Caņada Flintridge pleaded guilty this week to filing a fraudulent federal tax return that failed to report nearly $300,000 he stole from a Lancaster church. Alvin Danielle Allen, 42, was a special...
  • Teacher workshop: Show your kids the moon

    Teacher workshop: Show your kids the moon
    Be the coolest K-12 teacher in your school next year by showing your kids an actual piece of the moon. NASA will offer a teacher workshop this weekend, Sat., Aug. 13, from 10 AM-12 PM, for Lunar and Meteorite Sample Certification at the Columbia Memorial...
  • NASA budget plan could mean mass lay-offs at JPL

    NASA budget plan could mean mass lay-offs at JPL
    Proposed cuts to NASA’s budget would drastically scale back the agency’s efforts to explore Mars and likely lead to hundreds of lay-offs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge, officials say. Included in the more than $17....
  • Schiff, Republican colleague call proposed NASA cuts 'serious mistake'

    Schiff, Republican colleague call proposed NASA cuts 'serious mistake'
    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and John Culberson (R-Texas) penned an op-ed piece in the latest issue of Space News, arguing that "slashing" NASA’s budget would be a "serious mistake" that would erode the nation's long-held position as the world's...
  • JPL changes name of Mars mission proposal

    JPL changes name of Mars mission proposal
    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory today announced that it was changing the name of a proposed Mars exploration mission because NASA wanted the title for a project already in development. NASA requested that the previous Mars mission name -- Geophysical...
  • JPL employee wasn't fired over religious beliefs, lawyer says

    JPL employee wasn't fired over religious beliefs, lawyer says
    In opening arguments on Tuesday, the attorney for a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee said his client was unfairly fired for his religious beliefs amid bogus claims from co-workers that he was harassing them about “intelligent design,”...
  • JPL trial: Coppedge, NASA agency tell different tales

    JPL trial: Coppedge, NASA agency tell different tales
    Two very different narratives are emerging from the trial in which former Jet Propulsion Laboratory worker David Coppedge claims he faced discrimination because he discussed the theory of intelligent design with co-workers. Early this week, Coppedge...
  • Schiff takes NASA chief to task over planned JPL cuts

    Schiff takes NASA chief to task over planned JPL cuts
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) grilled NASA Administrator Charles Bolden during a House budget hearing Wednesday on proposed funding cuts to Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars program, calling them a major step backward for the nation. Schiff, whose district...