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  • Butterfield students become NASA cadets for a day

    Butterfield students become NASA cadets for a day
    Fifth graders at Butterfield Elementary in Libertyville were excited to become NASA cadets for a day, but the awe quickly wore off once they were faced with bright lights and loud sirens. On March 4, Jennifer Groot and Heather Gaudet's classes visited...
  • Medicaid expansion, NASA mission: weekend topics

    Medicaid expansion, NASA mission: weekend topics
    UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: "Political Connections" looks at Medicaid expansion, the hot topic in Tallahassee, at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on News 13.  Host Ybeth Bruzual welcomes Marni Stahlman, CEO of Shepherd's Hope,...
  • Mysterious, dust-filled galaxy seems very mature for its age

    Mysterious, dust-filled galaxy seems very mature for its age
    Looking deep into the universe's past, astronomers have discovered a galaxy that’s surprisingly mature for its age. The star-forming galaxy A1689-zD1, described in the journal Nature, reveals that dust – the stuff we’re made of –...
  • 'Mission Moon' at Adler: Capt. Lovell helps tell human side of space race

    'Mission Moon' at Adler: Capt. Lovell helps tell human side of space race
    It is, perhaps, too easy to forget about the moon program and its decade-plus of sacrifices and successes. These days, private companies are providing space services, and the exploration talk is of Mars. The moon? Been there, stepped on that — and...
  • At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward

    At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward
    GREENBELT NASA scientist George J. Huffman sometimes watches in awe as bands of greens and yellows and reds float across a map of the world on a 20-foot screen at Goddard Space Flight Center. The technology he helped develop uses satellites to track...
  • Dragon spacecraft to deliver research supplies and caffeine boost to Space Station

    Dragon spacecraft to deliver research supplies and caffeine boost to Space Station
    Monday’s scheduled launch will act as an errand runner for the International Space Station and the Dragon spacecraft is loaded up with 4,000 pounds of food, supplies and research equipment. This delivery will bring supplies to assist astronauts...
  • At Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft reemerging into the light

    At Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft reemerging into the light
    It’s almost showtime, Ceres. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has sent back the first images of the dwarf planet after spending about a month approaching from the mysterious little world’s dark side, officials at Jet Propulsion Laboratory said...
  • Jimmy Fallon weighs 'Pros and Cons' for astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space

    Jimmy Fallon weighs 'Pros and Cons' for astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space
    NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's mission was the subject of The Tonight Show’s “Pros And Cons” skit Wednesday. Kelly is one of two astronauts who embarked on a year long mission living aboard the International Space Station in March. He...
  • Not a bird, not a plane, not Superman -- it's a super pressure balloon

    Not a bird, not a plane, not Superman -- it's a super pressure balloon
    NASA is preparing to launch a massive science balloon in a couple weeks from New Zealand and hopes to break records with it. The super pressure balloon, or SPB, is huge. It has more volume than 92 blimps. It’s able to swallow an entire football...
  • NASA challenges public to help with space exploration, Earth studies

    NASA challenges public to help with space exploration, Earth studies
    All weekend long, local residents will be all up in NASA's business. From Friday night through Sunday afternoon, volunteers will be hard at work in a marathon session of computer coding, engineering and general brainstorming as part of the annual...
  • Hubble telescope celebrates 25 years of mind-blowing imagery

    Hubble telescope celebrates 25 years of mind-blowing imagery
    NASA celebrates 25 years of discovery and beautiful imagery with the Hubble Space Telescope this month. Although Hubble was launched from Space Shuttle Discovery in 1990 the telescope did not produce any images until 1995, because the large mirrors were...