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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...
  • 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...
  • How does a year in space affect the body? Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly will find out

    How does a year in space affect the body? Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly will find out
    How does a long-term space mission affect the human body? Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly are about to find out. The 50-year-old brothers have signed on for a first-ever NASA study in 2015 that places one twin — Scott — aboard...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Jackpot! NASA's Kepler telescope finds 'mother lode' of 715 planets

    Jackpot! NASA's Kepler telescope finds 'mother lode' of 715 planets
    Using a brand-new technique, scientists using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have found 715 confirmed planets huddling around 305 stars, nearly triple Kepler’s previous total of 246 confirmed planets in the Milky Way galaxy. Nearly 95% of...
  • Puffy clouds, blue water: NASA video depicts Mars 4 billion years ago

    Puffy clouds, blue water: NASA video depicts Mars 4 billion years ago
    Don’t be fooled – this epic video of plump clouds, clear lakes and gorgeous landscapes isn’t from some remote vacation spot on Earth. This could be what Mars looked like about 4 billion years ago, NASA scientists say. The video...
  • NASA's Juno spacecraft flies by Earth, captures this incredible video

    NASA's Juno spacecraft flies by Earth, captures this incredible video
    The video above, taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it zipped past Earth on Oct. 9, may be imperfect, but it will give you chills. Captured with sensors designed to track faint stars rather than rocky planets, the video begins just as the Earth-and-moon...
  • What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?

    What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?
    It’s not the apocalypse. It just looks like that. Every few weeks, bright streaks and colorful, rolling waves appear in the California sky. They can startle those unfamiliar with their source, spurring speculation of aliens or apocalyptic visions....
  • Downey space museum is struggling to survive

    Downey space museum is struggling to survive
    Bob Thompson fondly remembers when Downey was buzzing with pride and payrolls as a major hub for work on the Apollo space program and the construction site for six space shuttles. "Since the beginning of time, we had all these world leaders who looked...
  • Water geysers erupt on Europa! Could Jupiter's icy moon host life?

    Water geysers erupt on Europa! Could Jupiter's icy moon host life?
    Jupiter’s icy moon Europa squirts water like a squishy bath toy when it’s squeezed by the gas giant’s gravity, scientists say. Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, they caught two 124-mile-tall geysers of water vapor spewing out...
  • NASA astronaut: Spacewalk to fix ISS system would be 'exciting'

    NASA astronaut: Spacewalk to fix ISS system would be 'exciting'
    A malfunctioning cooling system part on the International Space Station may require an astronaut spacewalk to fix it if the team at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston can’t get the system back up and running, according to NASA officials....