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  • SpaceX calls off launch to space station at last minute, unprecedented rocket landing on hold

    SpaceX called off a supply flight to the International Space Station on Tuesday because of rocket trouble, another delay in the delivery of groceries and overdue Christmas presents. The countdown was halted just over a minute before launch when a...
  • Kepler finds two planets with a striking resemblance to Earth

    Kepler finds two planets with a striking resemblance to Earth
    Welcome to the family! Scientists using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft have confirmed at least eight new roughly Earth-sized planets sitting in the habitable zones of their host stars – two of which rival the most "Earth-like" planets found to date....
  • NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision

    NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision
    Engineers at NASA Langley Research Center will have to wait a bit longer to find out if their robotic system will be chosen for the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), planned as a proving ground for technologies needed to send astronauts to Mars. NASA had...
  • Kepler mission passes milestone with verification of eight new exoplanets

    Kepler mission passes milestone with verification of eight new exoplanets
    NASA’s Kepler Space telescope — developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La CaƱada Flintridge — passed a milestone with the verification of eight new planets in the Milky Way Galaxy, bringing the total number of exoplanets to 1,004....
  • 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?...
  • Year in Review: Antares rocket explodes, hurts Va.'s space ambitions

    Year in Review: Antares rocket explodes, hurts Va.'s space ambitions
    Virginia's ambitions to become a major hub for the commercial space industry took a hit in October, when an Antares rocket boosting a cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station exploded seconds after lift-off at the state-owned Mid-Atlantic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. satellite spies holiday lights from space

    U.S. satellite spies holiday lights from space
    Americans are serious about their Christmas lights -- so much so that a NASA satellite can see them from space. The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite, which NASA operates with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, can&...
  • Full Sail grads seek Steam listing for Mars video game

    Full Sail grads seek Steam listing for Mars video game
    One of Orlando’s newest homegrown video games, PeriAreion, has a very Central Florida theme: Mars colonization. Three masters degree graduates from Full Sail University built the 3D strategy game, called PeriAreion. They have had a successful...