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  • SpaceX takes 2nd shot at launching supplies to space station, landing rocket on ocean barge

    SpaceX is taking another crack at delivering supplies to the International Space Station and landing the rocket on an ocean barge. The company's unmanned Falcon rocket is set to blast off before dawn Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. On Tuesday,...
  • ISS astronauts move to Russian section after suspected toxic leak

    MOSCOW Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) had to move from the station's American section to the Russian section on Wednesday after a suspected ammonia leak, NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency said. Flight controllers saw an...
  • JPL scientist killed in Van Nuys plane crash aided 'extreme' exploration

    Alberto Enrique Behar dedicated his career to the idea that there was no place too hot, too cold or too remote for science. At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State University, he developed robotic instruments that investigated...
  • NASA finds cause of rocket failure at Wallops Flight Facility

    NASA finds cause of rocket failure at Wallops Flight Facility
    Investigators have pinpointed the reason a suborbital sounding rocket fizzled just after launching from Wallops Flight Facility last summer on a mission to test suborbital rocket technologies, NASA said Monday. The space agency's Anomaly Investigation...
  • Nissan and NASA to jointly test self-driving cars

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Bolstering Silicon Valley's stature as a center of autonomous-car research, Nissan and NASA have announced a five-year partnership to develop self-driving vehicles here. They plan to begin testing the vehicles later this year at...
  • Ice researchers capture catastrophic Greenland melt

    Ice researchers capture catastrophic Greenland melt
    Over a few summer days in 2012, nearly all of the Greenland ice sheet surface thawed right under the feet of a UCLA-led team of scientists. What was not absorbed into snow quickly gathered and flowed across the 20,000-square-mile sheet, coalescing...
  • SpaceX launches rocket, but attempt to land booster falls short

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX sent a cargo capsule loaded with International Space Station supplies into orbit Saturday morning, but the company’s unprecedented attempt to set down the craft’s first-stage rocket on an ocean barge was rocky and...
  • Pilot killed in small plane crash was NASA scientist

    Pilot killed in small plane crash was NASA scientist
    The pilot of a small plane that crashed at a Los Angeles intersection was a NASA and Jet Propulsion Labs researcher who helped determine that there was once water on the surface of Mars, his colleagues said. Alberto Behar, 47, of Scottsdale, Arizona,...
  • Pilot killed after crashing small plane into Los Angeles intersection was NASA scientist

    The pilot of a small plane that crashed at a Los Angeles intersection was a NASA and Jet Propulsion Labs researcher who worked on the Mars Curiosity Rover expedition. KNBC reports (http://bit.ly/1C1gSIc ) Alberto Behar died instantly when his single-...
  • SpaceX launches for NASA, no luck with rocket landing at sea

    SpaceX sent a supply ship soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday, but the booster rocket ended up in pieces in the Atlantic following a failed attempt to land on a barge. "Close, but no cigar this time," the company's...
  • NASA Langley leads in Arctic sea ice research

    For 15 years now, scientists have chronicled Arctic sea ice in rapid retreat and the region's temperatures rising much faster than anywhere else on the planet. They just don't know how exactly, or why. But climate scientists at NASA Langley Research...