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  • SpaceX hopes to land rockets at Cape

    SpaceX hopes to land rockets at Cape
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — Hoping to make liftoffs less expensive, SpaceX wants to land its rockets not on a barge at sea but at a new pad on Cape Canaveral. The California-based rocket company still has to prove that it can safely land rockets, part...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry

    Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry
    In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
  • Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster

    Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster
    NASA’s new poster for the latest International Space Station crew looks like it belongs in a theater lobby: six astronauts — REAL ones — in brown Jedi robes, wielding light sabers. “International Space Station Expedition XLV,&...
  • NASA Wallops concerned with potential offshore drilling

    Twenty days after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill rocked the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the U.S. Department of Interior canceled the proposed sale of a gas and oil drilling lease, Lease 220, off Virginia's coast. Almost five years later, the possibility...
  • Michoud builds the space launch system

    When Kelley Easley first arrived at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in 1982 everything was big. Bigger than anything he had ever seen. It was easy to get lost in the 43-acre eastern New Orleans facility. Easley, then a Louisiana State University...
  • What separates men from squirrels

    What separates men from squirrels
    Squirrels have tunnel vision curiosity. They are interested only in discovering their next nut. Humans, however, have 360-degree curiosity. We want to discover everything we can about how the world works. Aside from no bushy tail, that's the single...
  • Should we call the cosmos seeking ET? Or is that risky?

    Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? Instead of love, of course, astronomers are looking for alien...
  • NASA video shows solar eruptions over past five years

    NASA video shows solar eruptions over past five years
    OK, this isn't like the Beatles' greatest hits. Rather, we're talking about the sun's greatest hits, as in its greatest eruptions, solar flares and massive bursts of solar material into space.  It's all available for your viewing pleasure, courtesy of...
  • Consumer Reports: Light bulbs that want to change your mood

    Light bulbs used to be boring, says Consumer Reports. Dimming was about as high-tech as they got. But some LEDs have the potential to be much more, thanks to semiconductor chips and electronic circuitry. Some can alter the color of the light they shine,...
  • NASA engineer spurs Leesburg students' interest in STEM subjects

    NASA engineer spurs Leesburg students' interest in STEM subjects
    LEESBURG — Three, two, one…liftoff. Students at Rimes Early Learning and Literacy Center got a chance to launch "rockets" when NASA engineer Ali Shaykhian showed up at the prekindergarten through second-grade school. His recent visit...