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  • Cygnus launched from Wallops berths safely with the ISS

    Cygnus launched from Wallops berths safely with the ISS
    The Cygnus cargo spacecraft that Orbital Sciences Corp. launched Sunday from Wallops Island berthed safely at the International Space Station early Wednesday, NASA said. The Cygnus arrived on schedule on its Orb-2 mission and was grappled at 6:36 a.m....
  • Celebrate National S'mores Day — every day!

    Celebrate National S'mores Day — every day!
    It’s hard to beat the classic combo of marshmallows + chocolate + graham crackers, but if you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this tasty treat, try these fresh takes. Make “campfire cones,” a.k.a. s’mores in sugar cones...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's 'Space'

    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center is celebrating the anniversary with visits by two former astronauts, video of the original moon landing and other special...
  • Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars

    Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars
    Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
  • Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest

    Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest
    After taking 47th place in the NASA Mining and Robotic Competition last year, Oakton Community College pulled up to the seventh spot in the mining portion of the fifth annual contest by collecting 49 kilograms of simulated Martian dirt — more than...
  • Mars Curiosity rover celebrates its first Martian year [Video]

    Mars Curiosity rover celebrates its first Martian year [Video]
    NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates a Martian milestone this week -- its first full Martian year exploring the Red Planet. And to celebrate, it captured that cute selfie you see above. Years pass more slowly on Mars than they do here on Earth. Because...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Hampton Roads, we have roll-out ...

    Hampton Roads, we have roll-out ...
    A Saturday liftoff? It looks promising as Orbital Sciences Corp. rolled out the Antares rocket and Cygnus space freighter to the launch pad at Wallops Island. It's an hourslong process that began in the wee hours Thursday, from the rocket barn - or...
  • An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'

     An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'
    With the debate over America's unresolved immigration policies at fever pitch these days, the inspiring documentary "Underwater Dreams" makes for quite the timely entry. Writer-producer-director Mary Mazzio neatly recounts how a group of Mexican-born...
  • Fighter jet captures dramatic 'fire clouds' over California wildfires

    Fighter jet captures dramatic 'fire clouds' over California wildfires
    New photographs taken from a fighter jet above massive wildfires raging along the California-Oregon border show the formation of so-called "fire clouds," which can introduce pollution and smoke into the atmosphere. The camera of an Oregon Air National...
  • Meet the Okee Dokee Brothers at Musikfest

    Meet the Okee Dokee Brothers at Musikfest
    Minnesota-based Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing grew up together exploring the outdoors in the Midwest.The duo played in a bluegrass band before switching to family music as The Okee Dokee Brothers. In 2011, they took a month-long canoe trip on the...