SETI bioastro: Fw: [Spaceref-daily] SpaceRef Newsletter - 15 December 2003

From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Thu Dec 18 2003 - 04:39:41 PST

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    THE DAY IN SPACE
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    In today's space news from SpaceRef:
         
    -- Insight into NASA Space Tether Experiment
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11263

    "Last week NASA MSFC posted a solicitation notice which called for launch of a large (15-16 metric
    tonne) payload into an equatorial low Earth orbit (LEO). This solicitation was suddenly pulled a day
    later."

    -- NASA to Announce a New Name and New Pictures from Space Infrared Telescope Facility
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13213

    "The first colorful and revealing cosmic images from NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility
    (SIRTF) will be unveiled at a news conference Thursday, Dec. 18. NASA Administrator Sean
    O'Keefe will also announce a new name for the observatory."

    -- Radioactive potassium may be major heat source in Earth's core
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13208

    "Radioactive potassium, common enough on Earth to make potassium-rich bananas one of the
    "hottest" foods around, appears also to be a substantial source of heat in the Earth's core, according
    to recent experiments by University of California, Berkeley, geophysicists."

    -- Space and Security Policy in Europe
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13204

    "A study on "Space and Security Policy in Europe" was initiated by ESA in the framework of its
    General Studies Programme. It has been performed by a network of European experts in space and
    security under the coordination of IAI (Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy)."

    STATUS REPORTS
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    For more status reports click here:
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/statusreports.html

    NASA Mars Picture of the Day Exhumed Crater with Slope Streaks
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11265

    NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 Dec 2003
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11264

    NASA Cassini Significant Events for 12/04/03 - 12/10/03
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11262

    NASA Presolicitation Notice: Notice of Intent to Award on a Sole Source Basis (Orbimage)
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11261

    Special Notice: NASA Shared Services Center A-76 Competition
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11260

    NASA Sources Sought Notice: Space Cables
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11259

    NASA Hubble Space Telescope Daily Report # 3508
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11258

    Arianespace/Starsem Flight ST12 - The fueled AMOS 2 is prepared for liftoff
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11257

    NASA Mars Odyssey THEMIS Image: Solar storms, devils, dunes, and gullies
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11256

    NASA Mars Picture of the Day: Daedalia Dust Devil
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11255

    NASA Mars Picture of the Day: South Polar Mesas
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11254

    Joint USAF/NOAA Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity 14 Dec 2003
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11253

    Joint USAF/NOAA Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity 13 Dec 2003
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11252

    NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 Dec 2003
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11251

    NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 Dec 2003
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11250

    NASA Mars Image of the Day: Clouds Near Mie Crater
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11249

    "Draft" Announcement of Opportunity for the Medium-Class Explorer (MIDEX) Program
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11248

    NASA Presolicitation Notice: Presenting Data and Information
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11247

    NASA Presolicitation Notice: MYBOEING.COM Fleet
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11246

    NASA Presolicitation Notice: Master of Science in Safety Management
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11245

    NASA Presolicitation Notice: Analysis of the Launch of a large (15-16 metric tonne) Payload into an
    equatorial Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=11244

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    PRESS RELEASES
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    For more press releases click here:
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/press.html

    Schedule of Centennial of Flight Events on NASA Television
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13214

    Six-Time Shuttle Astronaut Lands at the Space Store
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13212

    New Penn State Computer Cluster Enables Researchers to Probe the Universe
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13211

    FRINGE scientists use radar vision to see the Earth move
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13210

    Tones Break Silence During Mars Exploration Rover Landings
    http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=13209

    TODAY'S CALENDAR EVENTS
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    Nanotechnology and Homeland Security Forum
    http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=2495

    1st Advanced Chilean School on Astrophysics: Extrasolar Planets and Brown Dwarfs
    http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=2465

    Workshop: Light on Planetary Atmospheres, from the Solar System to Exoplanets,
    http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=2464

    Ariane 5 Launch of Satmex 6
    http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=2441

    Atlas 3B Launch of UHF F11
    http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=2279

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