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  • New Horizons mission captures first color image of Pluto

    New Horizons mission captures first color image of Pluto
    A mission managed in Maryland that is speeding its way toward Pluto captured the first color image of the dwarf planet. The image shows the former planet glowing yellow, with its largest moon, Charon, also giving off yellowish light. Officials at NASA...
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 launches, but rocket landing fails

    SpaceX Falcon 9 launches, but rocket landing fails
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Tuesday for a resupply trip to the International Space Station, but the company failed in its attempt to soft-land the booster on a barge. The launch, delayed from Monday because of...
  • 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....
  • York County celebrating park anniversary

    York County's Parks, Recreation and Tourism department is celebrating a 30-year anniversary of the New Quarter Park's opening and a 10-year anniversary of the park's expansion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at New Quarter Park at 1000 Lakeshead Drive....
  • SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing

    SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing
    SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed. The first-stage...
  • NASA, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson to talk about 'drag'

    NASA, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson to talk about 'drag'
    NASA has long had a strong working relationship with the world of sports car racing, spinning off space technologies that help make race cars faster and safer. At noon on Wednesday, NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson will join NASA Langley Research Center...
  • Kennedy Space Center sends spirits soaring

    Kennedy Space Center sends spirits soaring
    It's America's connection to space. Every one of NASA's manned missions, from the moon to the International Space Station, has come through Kennedy Space Center, and the Visitor Complex there pays tribute to that. The centerpiece is space shuttle...
  • NASA awards grant to Winter Park company working on lighter space telescopes

    NASA awards grant to Winter Park company working on lighter space telescopes
    Imagine, Nelson Tabiryan hypothesized, if powerful space telescopes didn't have huge glass lenses and mirrors cut and polished to microscopic precision, weighing tons and costing hundreds of millions of dollars. Instead, what it if they were made of...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy
    Virginia's aerospace industry holds tremendous potential in helping the state diversify and grow its economy, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday night in Hampton. "We are turbocharged for the future, and aerospace is going to lead the way," McAuliffe told...
  • Student experiments set to launch Saturday from NASA Wallops

    Student experiments set to launch Saturday from NASA Wallops
    A science rocket is set to launch Saturday morning from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore, packed with experiments created by college students, including from Virginia Tech. The Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is...
  • A little liquid water still on Mars? Curiosity finds signs of brines

    A little liquid water still on Mars? Curiosity finds signs of brines
    Tasting the air and testing the temperature, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has shown that there could potentially be salty water currently beneath the Red Planet’s surface. If the brine does exist, there’s not much, it occurs only...