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  • Billionaire Musk makes push to launch military satellites

    Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit. The government...
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards

    Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards
    Don Yeomans, a Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fellow, senior research scientist and manager of NASA's Near Earth Objects Program Office, will be the guest speaker on May 12 when the La CaƱada Flintridge Coordinating Council holds its annual Les Tupper Awards...
  • Meet Kepler-186f, the most 'Earth-like' planet ever found

    Meet Kepler-186f, the most 'Earth-like' planet ever found
    Sifting through observations from tens of thousands of distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive Earth-sized planet that orbits in a habitable zone where water could exist in liquid form — a necessary condition for...
  • Earth-sized planet found orbiting in a habitable zone

    Sifting through observations from more than 100,000 distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive Earth-sized planet that orbits in a habitable zone where water could exist in liquid form — a necessary condition for life...
  • SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station

    SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station for NASA. The Hawthorne-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo...
  • Two NASA astronauts to replace a computer in space -- watch it live

    Live streaming video by Ustream The spacewalk tools have been laid out. The Quest airlock has been set up. There's a spacewalk coming, and you can watch it live right here. Early Wednesday morning NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson...
  • Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure

    Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure
    While the era of space exploration may be waning, the mystique of the cosmos still holds a special place in the hearts of many. In his book, Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut, author Edgar Mitchell uncovers the details of his adventures...
  • Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

    Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?
    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain. In the $17....
  • What's the next-generation airplane? A Boeing engineer tells all.

    What's the next-generation airplane? A Boeing engineer tells all.
    What's the next-generation airplane? A Boeing engineer tells all. Or he will at 7:30 Tuesday evening in a public program at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton. There, chief aerodynamics engineer Mark Anderson will talk about the...
  • Kennedy Space Center: Visitor Complex staying open longer

    Kennedy Space Center: Visitor Complex staying open longer
    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has extended its operating times by two hours. The Brevard County attraction will now be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Those hours will remain in effect through Sept. 1. Previously, it closed at 5 p.m....