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  • Students Take Pictures From Space On $150 Budget
    By on September 13, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Two MIT students have successfully photographed the earth from space on a strikingly low budget of $148. Perhaps more significantly, they managed to accomplish this feat using components available off-the-shelf to the average layperson, opening the door for a new generation of amateur space enthusiasts. The pair plan to launch again soon and hope that their achievements will inspire teachers and students to pursue similar (more…)

  • US Manned Space Flight Taking a Budget Hit
    By on June 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader points out that Congress has quietly begun dismantling NASA’s manned space flight program. “Other recommendations contained in the bill include a $77million reduction in NASA’s proposed space operations budget, which includes the space shuttle and international space station; a $6 million reduction in science; and a $332 million shift in funds from the Cross Agency Support account to a new budget line-item included in the subcommittee’s (more…)

  • Ferrari fail in budget-cap appeal
    By on May 20, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A French court dismisses Ferrari’s appeal against the FIA, which wants to introduce an optional £40m budget cap from 2010.


  • Leader Button welcomes budget cap
    By on April 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Formula One championship leader Jenson Button supports the proposed introduction of a £40m budget cap in 2010.