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  • Waterbury's Favorite Astronaut Lands Back Home

    WATERBURY — It isn't often that travel photos spark crowd questions like "How much math do you need to know?" and "What happens if you spill something?" But such queries are expected when you are a space-walking astronaut back in your hometown,...
  • La Cañada History: Skateboard ramp comes in handy for a dip in the pool

    La Cañada History: Skateboard ramp comes in handy for a dip in the pool
    Ten Years Ago A $264-million NASA mission to bring back samples of solar wind to analyze for clues to the origin of our solar system came to an end in Utah when the JPL-managed Genesis spacecraft’s sample return capsule crashed at an estimated 193...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners

     PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners
      Bob Suter Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
  • Have a timeless space message? NASA may send it into space for you

    Have a timeless space message? NASA may send it into space for you
    NASA is set to launch a time capsule to an asteroid in 2016, and is inviting people from around the world to submit short messages and images on social media to tuck away inside. The subject of those messages and images? Thoughts about space exploration...
  • House-sized asteroid to buzz Earth on Sunday

    A recently discovered asteroid about the size of a house will make a relatively close pass by Earth on Sunday, flying just past the communication satellites that circle the planet, scientists said. NASA said the asteroid, known as 2014 RC, poses no...
  • Special Report: As seas rise, a slow-motion disaster gnaws at U.S. shores

    WALLOPS ISLAND Virginia (Reuters) - Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • Watch a beautiful, powerful solar eruption

    Watch a beautiful, powerful solar eruption
    New video provides an amazing view of a recent solar eruption captured by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the sun. Material can be seen bursting from the surface of the sun in an M-class coronal mass ejection. What makes this footage particularly intriguing,...
  • Three NASA Langley scientists receive awards

    Three senior scientists from NASA Langley Research Center were among four researchers honored at a recent ceremony at NASA headquarters in Washington for distinguished service to the country. Bruce Anderson, Thomas Brooks and Lelia Vann were presented...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $75,000 for NASA Aeronautics Support Team

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. HAMPTON — The city has set aside $75,000 to help support an independent group...
  • The sky's the limit [Editorial]

    The sky's the limit  [Editorial]
    If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
  • Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States

    Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States
    They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach. Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...