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July 28, 1987
The White House is conducting a complete review of the American space program that could affect the spending of billions of dollars over the next two decades, Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine said. The magazine reported that the National Security Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy believe the reassessment is needed because of several issues, including "Soviet successes and the growing concern about a lack of U.S. space leadership and goals."
May 17, 1990
Fluor Daniel, a major engineering and construction firm, said Wednesday that it has been awarded two separate contracts by subsidiaries of Danbury, Conn.-based Union Carbide to provide construction services at an ethylene oxide plant in Taft, La. The Irvine firm did not disclose the value of the contracts.
March 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
NASA's planned space station will be even smaller and more modest because of budget cuts and newly discovered design flaws, a newspaper reported. Until last year, the plan called for a 508-foot-long, 300-ton orbiting outpost housing up to eight astronauts. The station was to be placed in space piecemeal by the space shuttle would have cost $37 billion, not including operating expenses.
March 16, 1993 | Reuters
NASA moved ahead Monday with preparations to launch two space shuttles within 17 days of each other, perching Discovery on a launch pad to be readied for an atmospheric research mission in April. Discovery is tentatively set for launch about 10 p.m. PDT April 6, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. Space crews in Florida are preparing Columbia for liftoff at 6:52 a.m. PST Sunday on a Spacelab science flight chartered by Germany.
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