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  • Shuttle astronaut Hank Hartsfield dies at 80

    WASHINGTON Retired U.S. astronaut Henry "Hank" Hartsfield Jr, who flew on three shuttle missions including as commander of the Discovery's maiden flight, died after an illness at age 80, NASA space agency said Saturday. Hartsfield piloted Columbia on the...
  • Celebrate the moon walk at Da Vinci Center

    Meet astronauts, learn about space travel and watch news footage from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing in an event at the Da Vinci Center Sunday, July 20, that celebrates Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. The event is in conjunction with the Allentown...
  • NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health

    NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health
    On Sunday, a NASA Langley airborne laboratory will embark on a joint sea-and-air research campaign from Maine to Virginia to Bermuda to help hone the world's most advanced technologies to study ocean phytoplankton. For 20 days, scientists from NASA...
  • Preschoolers experience astronaut's life through new exhibit at Virginia Air & Space Center

    Preschoolers experience astronaut's life through new exhibit at Virginia Air &  Space Center
    "Mission Control" is calling all toddlers at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton. "Space Racers," the newest permanent exhibit at the space center, caters to the preschool set, a direct response to visitor suggestions, said Megan Steele, a...
  • Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets

    Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets
    In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle. At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
  • Pondering Apollo's legacy 45 years after the lunar landing

    July is an important month in U.S. space history: It marks the final flight of the space-shuttle program; the historic Apollo/Soyuz joint space mission; and the 45th anniversary Sunday of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Yet, we have to buy a ride on a...
  • Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?

    Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?
    Our sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum -- the time in the sun's 11-year cycle when it is the most active. But now, there is...
  • Hace 45 años llegó el hombre a la Luna. ¿Y ahora qué?

    Hace 45 años llegó el hombre a la Luna. ¿Y ahora qué?
    WASHINGTON — Estados Unidos celebra hoy el 45 aniversario de la llegada del hombre a la Luna, un hito que colocó al país en la vanguardia de la exploración espacial y que le hace soñar con un próximo "gran salto" hacia las profundidades del...
  • 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...
  • 'The Sixties,' Tom Hanks recap space race

    'The Sixties,' Tom Hanks recap space race
    The biggest challenge for "The Sixties" in exploring the U.S.-Soviet space race was the running time, executive producer Mark Herzog says. The CNN series, which airs at 9 p.m. Thursday, recaps a lot of history in just 42 minutes. (The hour's balance...
  • Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops

    Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops
    The Cygnus spacecraft that launched Sunday from Wallops Island made it safely to the International Space Station early Wednesday. The station's Expedition 40 crew grappled the space freighter at 6:36 a.m., and completed second-stage capture at 8:53 a.m....