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  • NASA approves rocket for deep-space travel

    NASA gave the go-ahead to start full production on the most powerful rocket ever. The rocket, known as Space Launch System, is set to blast beyond low-Earth orbit this decade to explore the deep reaches of space, including near-Earth asteroids, the moon...
  • On a frugal path to space career

    David Palmer, a college student who works at NASA's Langley Research Center, uses strategy to adapt, make do with less, and wring every drop of value from a dollar. When Palmer and a team of fellow engineering students from Old Dominion University...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
  • NASA finalizes contract to build the most powerful rocket ever

    NASA finalizes contract to build the most powerful rocket ever
    NASA has reached a milestone in its development of the Space Launch System, or SLS, which is set to be the most powerful rocket ever and may one day take astronauts to Mars.  After completing a critical design review, Boeing Co. has finalized a $2.8-...
  • Metric conversion commentary brings lopsided reactions in favor of a switch

    First things first. It's always fun to kick up a little dust, and it seems passions run high when it comes to the metric system. So there was a deluge of strong reactions after I argued last week in favor of switching to metric, and I'll get to that...
  • Cut funding for Morgan's NASA research [Letter]

    Cut funding for Morgan's NASA research [Letter]
    If my tax dollars were being spent on hard research generating hard scientific data and conclusions, I might be somewhat less offended at this taxpayer waste ("Morgan State warned of problems with its largest research program," June 25). However, Morgan...
  • Newport News startup ready to sell nanotubes

    Newport News startup ready to sell nanotubes
    After spending a year improving the production process, BNNT LLC in Newport News announced that its boron nitride nanotubes -- basically lightweight, heat-resistant fiber materials -- are available for sale. “These nanotubes were originally...
  • NASA Wallops launches a rocket ... and it fizzles

    NASA Wallops launches a rocket ... and it fizzles
    NASA Wallops launches a rocket … and it fizzles. A Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket that launched at 4:36 a.m. Wednesday from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore “ended prematurely,” NASA says, about 19...
  • More than 'growing pains' at Morgan [Editorial]

    More than 'growing pains' at Morgan [Editorial]
    In a recent commentary published in The Sun, Morgan State University President David Wilson described in glowing terms a multimillion-dollar NASA grant his institution won three years ago to conduct advanced climate and Earth sciences research. Mr. Wilson...
  • Boeing gets $2.8 billion NASA contract

    Boeing gets $2.8 billion NASA contract
    Boeing Co. said it signed a $2.8 billion contract with NASA to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System. The agreement comes as NASA and Boeing complete the Critical Design Review on the core stage, the last major review before full production...