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  • 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...
  • Review: 'Beyond' by Chris Impey

    Review: 'Beyond' by Chris Impey
    When Space Shuttle Atlantis skated down to Earth for the last time in 2011, it signaled the end of NASA's 30-year space shuttle program. But rather than heralding the twilight of a space age belonging to the 20th century, NASA's last shuttle mission...
  • Mystery of sun's corona solved? It's nanoflares, scientists say

    Mystery of sun's corona solved? It's nanoflares, scientists say
    One of the greatest mysteries of how stars behave has been right in our own backyard: the sun’s corona. Scientists have long wondered what heats this thin, ethereal shell of particles to roughly 300 times the temperature of the surface of the sun...
  • NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

    NASA's Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, Messenger, is going out with a bang this week, adding a hefty crater to the little planet closest to the sun. The first spacecraft to circle Mercury, Messenger is expected to slip out of orbit and slam into Mercury...
  • Announcements: Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. fundraiser, Land Preservation Foundation meeting, Anne Arundel County Public Library bilingual storytime, Caritas Society gala, ROWC, Retired Officers' Wives' Club, 'Chartered Course' oratorio, Planet walk, plant sales,

    Fundraiser A fundraiser for Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 28 at Heroes Pub, 1 Riverview Ave. Mention Maryland Five-O Cycling when ordering at lunch, happy hour or dinner and 20 percent of purchases will be...
  • Russian ISS supply ship spinning out of control

    Russian ISS supply ship spinning out of control
    A Russian supply ship headed to the International Space Station is spinning out of control, as mission controllers in Moscow try to stabilize the spacecraft. A Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress 59 cargo ship launched from from Baikonur Cosmodrome in...
  • Update on Russian resupply craft: Space station, crew OK

    Update on Russian resupply craft: Space station, crew OK
    NASA has released an update on the status of the Russian Progress 59 spacecraft that went out of control on its resupply mission to the International Space Station. The station and crew are fine, as they were awaiting delivery of more than three tons of...
  • Problems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station

    Russia's space agency postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft. The Progress M-27M was launched Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and was...
  • Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

    An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart. The...
  • Hype vs. video game reality in 'Affordable Space Adventures'

    When Nintendo first announced the Wii U with its second-screen GamePad, there was plenty of speculation about just what sort of innovations would arrive alongside the two-headed gaming system. Aside from a handful of standouts where the GamePad is a key...
  • NASA gathers scientists to help find life beyond Earth

    NASA gathers scientists to help find life beyond Earth
    The search for life beyond our solar system is about to get a boost of brain power.  This week NASA convened the first meeting of a team of scientists who will work collectively to determine the best way to look for signs of life around other stars....