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  • Taken For Granted: One man's space junk is another's history

    Lift off. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and I were pulling G’s and climbing toward the stars. And that’s the closest I ever got to space travel — sharing an elevator ride with this famous voyager to the moon. I was 15 when the Russians launched...
  • Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions

    Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today announced his opposition to any budget cuts at NASA that would threaten the agency's planetary science programs, including missions to Jupiter's icy moon and Mars. In a statement, Schiff said he met with NASA...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale resident, Cal State professor is honored by NASA

    A Glendale resident was honored for her NASA-related research at Cal State Los Angeles. Helen Ryaciotaki-Boussalis -- director of CSULA’s NASA-funded University Research Center, officially named the "Structures, Propulsion, Aerospace and Control...
  • 40 workers laid off at JPL as Congress puts the squeeze on funding

    40 workers laid off at JPL as Congress puts the squeeze on funding
    Federal funding cuts continue to impact the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge, where 40 workers were laid off last week, the latest notch in a prolonged period of cutbacks for the agency. It was the second round of layoffs this year for...
  • 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...