August 2001

Vol. 84, No. 8

Space Almanac

Facts, figures, agency and system profiles, budget data, and other information about US and international space programs.

The Deep Freeze

USAF supports scientists at one of the most inhospitable places on Earth.

Aerospace World

US Indicts 14 in Khobar Towers Case A US federal grand jury on June 21 indicted 13 Saudis and one Lebanese national in the 1996 terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers complex in Saudi Arabia–a terrorist act which killed 19...


The End of Infamy “The Pentagon did not take an active role in trying to influence the portrayal of Japanese forces [in the controversial Disney movie “Pearl Harbor”], but we noted from the outset that the film did not intend...