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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual open house allows space geeks and budding young scientists a rare peek inside the missions behind the La Cañada Flintridge facility. But the popular event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, has been canceled because of...
Bracing for “significant impacts” to funding for public outreach programs next year, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory decided to cancel its hugely popular open house in June. The cost savings? Roughly $400,000 for the two-day event. The...
President Obama's budget proposal, unveiled on Wednesday, would cut funding for planetary exploration at NASA by roughly $200 million, although it still funds several high profile missions being planned out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada...
Talk about roaming charges. NASA has launched three smartphones into orbit as part of a low-budget, experimental satellite program that uses off-the-shelf components. The three Google-HTC Nexus One smartphones are circling Earth at an altitude of...
Tags: Entertainment, Satellite Technology, NASA, Radio, Google Inc.
Thirty-two students in aerospace, engineering and science programs in 11 different countries descended on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory last week as part of a Caltech competition to design a mission to one of Mars' two moons, Phobos or Deimos. "Watching...
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured what space scientists called potentially the "comet of the century", Comet ISON, as it speeds toward Earth at 47,000 mph. The comet, technically known as C/2012 S1, will pass within 1.1 million miles of Earth...
Tags: NASA, Science and Technology
ReporterA successful launch from a NASA spaceport in eastern Virginia is a pivotal moment for Virginia and the commercial space industry. The unmanned rocket blasted off from Wallops Island Sunday afternoon. With the test flight, Orbital Sciences Corporation...
Spot the International Space Station moving across the night sky this week. Chances arise the next three nights, but the best viewing opportunity Wednesday is possible to coincide with rain and thunderstorms. Look tonight at 8:59 p.m., Tuesday at 9:45...
Tags: NASA, Science, Weather Reports, Science and Technology, Weather
In its maiden flight to space, a commercially built 13-story rocket blasted off from a launch pad off the coast of Virginia in a test mission for NASA. The Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., roared into orbit after launching Sunday...
Special CorrespondentThe number “13” is considered unlucky by some, but certainly not for travelers heading for Central Florida in summer of 2013, as this year holds unprecedented expansions at theme parks, accommodations and dining in Orlando and surroundings....
Officials rescheduled the launch of the Antares rocket until Sunday at 5 p.m. The rocket will eventually help carry cargo to the International Space Station. Orbital Sciences Corp. planned to launch the rocket at 3 p.m. However, excessive wind levels...
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced this week that it has canceled its popular annual open house at its La Cañada Flintridge facility because of federal spending cuts. The event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, typically attracts crowds of more than 15,...
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