Story | Oct 21, 2014 | 6:33 AM
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Story | Oct 21, 2014 | 11:54 AMIn February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short. In 1961, NASA sent Alan Shepard above the stratosphere, followed by dozens of other spacemen over the next two decades. Only in 1983 did Sally Ride become America's first female astronaut to launch.
Story | Oct 19, 2014 | 8:48 PM
Story | Oct 19, 2014 | 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system on Sunday made a rare, close pass by Mars where a fleet of robotic science probes were poised for studies. Comet Siding Spring passed just 87,000 miles (140,000 km) from Mars, less...
Story | Oct 17, 2014 | 11:00 AM