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  • Sonic boom drowns out even Tiger Woods' drive

     
    Good line from ESPN's Matt Winer on the late Saturday SportsCenter after video of Tiger Woods reacting to the sonic boom from the Space Shuttle Discovery, just before a tee shot: "Good thing it didn't happen during his backswing or...
  • Colbert: Finally Wins An Election

     
    Yes, it's official: The space station is about to be named... "The Stephen Colbert Report..." Or, let me rephrase, one little component - or "node," in NASA-speak - will be named after him. I guess they'll just call it...

    NASA Weasels Out: No Colbert Space Station

     
    Well, it wasn't like they were going to name the whole THING the "Colbert," but just one room, or two. Something called a "node." A nationwide poll of voters did in fact say they should name it the Colbert...

    Bad luck on Lyrid meteors, Venus occultation

     
    Tomorrow morning could have been a triple jackpot for stargazers in Maryland - a nice, spring meteor shower, a rare close encounter of Venus and the crescent moon, and a nice flyby by the International Space Station - all in the hours...

    Space Station in full flower

     
    The most recent space shuttle mission to the International Space Station included the installation of the fourth and final pair of solar panels on the growing outpost. And that brought the station, finally, to the appearance that we have until...