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By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press

More delay, cost for NASA’s next-generation space telescope

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s next-generation space telescope has been delayed yet again at a staggering cost of $1 million a day.

For the third time in less than a year, the space agency announced a lengthy postponement Wednesday for the James Webb Space Telescope . The observatory will now fly no earlier than 2021; until last fall, it was on the books for a 2018 launch.

Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras Thursday for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.

The International Space Station’s commander, Drew Feustel, and Ricky Arnold completed the job after struggling with a balky shield for protection against space debris. They accomplished everything, but a small item managed to slip away.

Launch delay for NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft will have to wait another couple of days before lifting off.

Two hours before Monday evening’s scheduled launch, SpaceX announced it needed more time to check its rocket, which will carry the satellite to orbit. The next attempt will be Wednesday night.