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- SETI
@home Released for Windows/Mac

- Space Shuttle Removed for Repairs

- Mir Considered by Western Investors

- House Panels Looking to Axe Gore's Satellite

SETI
@HOME RELEASED FOR WINDOWS/MAC

Want to take part in the search for intelligent life in the universe?

Well, now everybody can. SETI
@home, software designed to hook up

thousands of computers together to form a virtual supercomputer, is

now ready for Windows and Mac computers.

http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/

http://abcnews.go.com/onair/DailyNews/wnt990513_wang_story.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_345000/345465.stm

http://explorezone.com/archives/99_05/17_seti.htm

http://exosci.com/news/155.html

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/051699/seti.sml

http://www.msnbc.com/news/255770.asp

http://www.spaceviews.com/1999/05/15c.html

SPACE SHUTTLE REMOVED FOR REPAIRS

Engineers are pulling the Space Shuttle Discovery off the launchpad,

and taking it back to the hanger for repairs to the outer foam insulation

on the fuel tank. A recent hailstorm gouged 150 holes in the insulation

layer, many of which inaccessible to fix while the Shuttle remains on the pad.

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/science/DailyNews/shuttle990514.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_343000/343801.stm

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/051499/shuttle.sml

http://www.msnbc.com/news/268720.asp

MIR CONSIDERED BY WESTERN INVESTORS

Looking to keep Mir up in space for as long as possible, officials

from Energiya space corporation are planning to meet with a group of

interested Western investors. In order to keep the station aloft, they'll

need at least $250 million in investment before August.

http://cnn.com/TECH/space/9905/14/mir.investors.ap/index.html

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/051499/mir.sml

HOUSE PANELS LOOKING TO AXE GORE'S SATELLITE

Looking to trim down NASA's budget, the Republican-controlled House

Science Committee wants to axe Al Gore's Triana project. The satellite

was planned to broadcast a continuous view of the Earth, and which

would be available on the Internet.

http://www.spacer.com/spacecast/news/gorecam-99a.html

http://www.spaceviews.com/1999/05/15b.html



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