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  • Three astronauts set for return to Earth Thursday

    Three astronauts set for return to Earth Thursday
    After 200 days on the International Space Station three astronauts will return to Earth Thursday in a little more than 200 minutes. A glitch at the station on Tuesday caused its position in orbit to change, but the crew was not in danger, according to...
  • Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory led aviation revival

    The morning skies over Hampton Roads gave way to a brave new world of aerial might and innovation when — on June 11, 1920 — Army and Navy aviators gathered to help dedicate Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in Hampton. Led by Brig....
  • Rosetta team spots glint of light that could be comet lander

    The European Space Agency says it may have caught a glimpse of its missing comet lander. Philae became the first spacecraft land on a comet, but its exact location has been a mystery since it touched down on the surface of 67P in November. ESA said...
  • Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack King, dies

    Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack King, dies
    Jack King, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots, died Thursday. He was 84. King counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. He also did the countdown for hundreds of the early rocket launches,...
  • Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack King, dies

    Jack King, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots, died Thursday. He was 84. King counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. He also did the countdown for hundreds of the early rocket launches,...
  • Puzzling Pluto: Next month's historic flyby could be illuminating

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, June 11: Ever since Pluto was downgraded to dwarf planet, the cosmic equivalent of junk bond status, the solar system's former ninth planet has been the odd guy out. Recent...
  • New Horizons images give a face to Pluto

    New Horizons images give a face to Pluto
    Smile for the camera Pluto, you've become more than just a pinpoint in the sky. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting closer with its rendez-vous with the dwarf planet in the outer parts of our solar system, and NASA released images on...
  • NASA: Mars test parachute failed soon after inflating

    A parachute inflated during a test of new technology for landing larger spacecraft on Mars, but it then disintegrated immediately afterward, NASA officials said Tuesday. The parachute appeared to rupture after it deployed, said Steve Jurcyzk, the...
  • NASA Langley begins work with Orion heat shield

    NASA Langley begins work with Orion heat shield
    The heat shield from the Orion crew capsule is stripped down, bolted tight and ready for engineers at NASA Langley Research Center to play with. It's the kind of play that can be both personal and professional. "It's a privilege to see something that'...
  • NASA's "saucer" flight test fails again with Martian lander technologies

    NASA's "saucer" flight test fails again with Martian lander technologies
    With shouts of "Come on baby!" and then "Aargh!" NASA mission controllers and engineers watched helplessly Monday as their second attempt to test Martian lander technologies failed the same way the first did -- with a shredded parachute dooming the...
  • Space-training company awaits congressional decision

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — The future is up in the air for a small commercial space company here unless Congress gives it permission to resume private-astronaut training operations. Starfighters is one of the small space-technology spinoff companies...