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  • High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space. Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched their experiment get wiped out for the...
  • Failed SpaceX rocket launch another setback for industry eager for the future

    Failed SpaceX rocket launch another setback for industry eager for the future
    It was a beautiful day on the cape, sunny and hot with patchy clouds — good weather for rocketry. SpaceX's unmanned Falcon 9 rocket looked great as it tore a hole in the sky, propelling 4,000 pounds of cargo in a Dragon capsule toward the...
  • SpaceX Launch Carrying Connecticut Science Experiment Fails

    SpaceX Launch Carrying Connecticut Science Experiment Fails
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight months. The accident happened about 21/2...
  • Astronomical sleuth reveals the timing of the iconic 1945 'Kiss'

    Astronomical sleuth reveals the timing of the iconic 1945 'Kiss'
    It's an iconic image: A sailor kisses a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news that World War II was officially over — just after 7 p.m. on August 14, 1945. Or maybe not. Some skeptics are now challenging that widely accepted story. In...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BREVARD ZOO: railroad and "Paws...
  • Valencia engineering students launch parachutes at KSC

    Valencia engineering students launch parachutes at KSC
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — Sean Brooks wore a "Special NASA Guest" badge pinned to his shirt and a hard hat ... just in case. He climbed 247 feet on an unfinished mobile launcher that will someday launch rockets into outer space. On the elevator...
  • In living color: New images show two faces of Pluto

    In living color: New images show two faces of Pluto
    It's pretty easy to get excited for New Horizons' Pluto flyby this month when NASA uploads new images of the dwarf planet every day for Earthlings to ponder. Today NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released the stunning new color images above...
  • Community news: Observatory in Lowell hosts open house

    The Calumet Astronomical Society will host an open house at the Thomas Conway Observatory, 191st Avenue and Chase Street in Lowell, from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25. The evening moon provides an excellent opportunity to view its geological...
  • SpaceX failure tests its bold agenda

    SpaceX failure tests its bold agenda
    Before its unmanned rocket disintegrated Sunday, SpaceX had become an industry rising star. The brainchild of billionaire Elon Musk was not just blasting spacecraft into orbit, but was making it look easy. Companies across the world had signed up to...
  • First lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawn

    First lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawn
    Some lucky Girl Scouts were set for the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn. Until late-night rain and thunder washed out the campout. It was the first time that one of the country's most...
  • Tonight, Jupiter and Venus meet in a summer sky

    Tonight, Jupiter and Venus meet in a summer sky
    It’s been a slow summer dance as Venus and Jupiter have sidled up to one another over the month of June, but tonight is the night of the big rendezvous: Conjunction, when the two planets will appear close enough in the night sky to kiss. Amateur...