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  • Oscar Carl Holderer, member of Von Braun's rocket team, dies at 95

     Oscar Carl Holderer, member of Von Braun's rocket team, dies at 95
    The last known surviving member of the German engineering team that came to the United States after World War II and designed the rocket that blasted astronauts to the moon has died. Oscar Carl Holderer died Tuesday in Huntsville, Ala., his son, Michael...
  • SpaceX launches dummy in key test

    SpaceX launches dummy in key test
    Entrepreneur Elon Musk's aerospace firm SpaceX blasted a capsule carrying a test dummy a mile high into the sky early Wednesday in a crucial test of the company's plan to carry humans to orbit. The space capsule was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., at...
  • Last known member of US' German moon rocket design team dies

    The last known surviving member of the German engineering team that came to the United States after World War II and designed the rocket that took astronauts to the moon has died. Oscar Carl Holderer died Tuesday in Huntsville, Alabama, son Michael...
  • Local students show off their science projects to the pros at JPL

    Local students show off their science projects to the pros at JPL
    Eight local students participated in a science project showcase hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday. The group was among 57 students from more than 30 schools across Los Angeles County to showcase their projects,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Radiation from long Mars journey could damage astronauts' brains

    Radiation from long Mars journey could damage astronauts' brains
    Many things would be difficult about conducting a manned mission to Mars, from designing a spacecraft that could make the 34-million-mile journey, to stocking and fueling it, to keeping its astronauts from getting flabby and bored. On Friday,...
  • Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space

    Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space
    The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista. Over the weekend, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti fired up the first espresso machine in space. She posted a photo of herself on Twitter from the International Space Station on...
  • SpaceX to test launch abort system

    SpaceX to test launch abort system
    SpaceX will test its astronaut rescue system on Wednesday by blowing a Dragon capsule off of the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center Wednesday, sending it 5,000 feet into the air and back to Earth on parachutes. Inside will be an astronaut dummy named...