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NASA spacecraft set to rendezvous with comet

NASA spacecraft gears up to rendezvous with comet Hartley 2 Five years after a NASA spacecraft bombarded a comet, it will visit another one Thursday. This time, there won’t be celestial fireworks. Speeding at 27,000 miles per hour, the Deep Impact craft instead will swing by a small comet, passing…

Supreme Court set to hear NASA privacy case

Supreme Court set to hear privacy case on NASA’s background checks How much information is too much when it comes to security at a government installation in a post-9/11 world? The Supreme Court will tackle that question Tuesday when it hears arguments over whether the government went too far in…