Buoyed by the successful launch of NASA's Lunar Prospector, Administrator Daniel S. Goldin said yesterday the agency is on track eventually to press beyond the solar system in its "Origins" search for extraterrestrial life. Speaking to the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Washington, Goldin said preliminary technology work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Marshall Space Flight Center may lay the groundwork for the dramatic advances in spacecraft propulsion ...

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