August 2003

Vol. 86, No. 8

Space Almanac

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

Aerospace World

ANG Pilot Seeks Court-Martial Shortly after the Air Force offered nonjudicial punishment in lieu of court-martial, Maj. Harry Schmidt, the Illinois Air National Guard F-16 pilot who mistakenly bombed Canadian troops in Afghanistan in April 2002, demanded to stand trial...


Terrorists? Where “ Is there really an entity called al Qaeda? Was it in Afghanistan? Does it exist now?”—Syrian President Bashar Assad, Kuwaiti newspaper Al Anba, quoted by Los Angeles Times, May 26. McPeak and Powell “ The country is...


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