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  • Students compete in engineering competition at NASA's JPL

    Students compete in engineering competition at NASA's JPL
    Most people know what a difference a day makes. But anyone who’s ever been to the annual Invention Challenge at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory knows it’s the milliseconds that count. That’s where area students with a penchant...
  • California drought: We need 11 trillion gallons of water in the bank

    California drought: We need 11 trillion gallons of water in the bank
    A series of rainstorms — one of which was powerful and destructive for residents statewide — helped deposit needed moisture to California, but it’s going to take 11 trillion gallons of water in storage to recover from the drought, NASA...
  • Research, environmental efforts in Hampton Roads benefit from federal spending plan

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
  • Methane spike on Mars? Curiosity rover reignites mystery

    Methane spike on Mars? Curiosity rover reignites mystery
    Methane is making a comeback on Mars. NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected a tenfold spike in the gas that lasted for several weeks, scientists announced Tuesday. On Earth, most methane is produced by living things, and a healthy dose of this...
  • H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

    H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch
    During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and visitors know that illegal activity on the beach would not be tolerated. "[Officer]: How much have you had to drink?...
  • Heico supplied electronics for NASA's Orion

    Heico supplied electronics for NASA's Orion
    South Florida's Heico Corp. supplied electronics products for NASA's Orion program, which sent a craft into space and recovered it at sea Friday as planned. Heico said its 3D Plus subsidiary supplied "a radiation-hardened and space-qualified 32 gigabyte...
  • Super Guppy flies in futuristic plane part for testing at NASA Langley

    Super Guppy flies in futuristic plane part for testing at NASA Langley
    Everywhere the oddball Super Guppy flies, it draws a crowd — even at NASA Langley Research Center, whose engineers and technicians have seen plenty of "oddball" over decades of aeronautics and space research. But the Super Guppy is a giant, whale-...
  • Virginia's damaged launch pad could get $20 million from federal budget

    Virginia's damaged launch pad could get $20 million from federal budget
    The launch pad at Virginia's spaceport on Wallops Island that was damaged by a rocket explosion in October could get $20 million to fully fund needed repairs under a provision included in the proposed $1.1 trillion federal spending bill for fiscal year...
  • Congress to vote on 'CRomnibus' package, including JPL funds

    Congress to vote on 'CRomnibus' package, including JPL funds
    The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...
  • Orbital chooses Atlas V rocket for next ISS launch

    Orbital chooses Atlas V rocket for next ISS launch
    Orbital Sciences Corp. will use an Atlas V rocket launching from Cape Canaveral, Fla., to make its next unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station while it upgrades its troubled Antares booster, company officials said. Dulles-based Orbital...
  • SpaceX launch postponed until Dec. 19

    SpaceX launch postponed until Dec. 19
    The next launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station has been postponed three days to Dec. 19, NASA announced Thursday. The rocket is scheduled to send the SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station. In...