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  • NASA carbon observatory finally reaches space: Let the CO2 hunt begin!

    NASA carbon observatory finally reaches space: Let the CO2 hunt begin!
    In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, NASA's brand new Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 successfully reached its final destination: space. It still has three weeks of maneuvers to do before it reaches its ultimate orbit 438 miles above the Earth. But by...
  • NASA scrubs launch of global warming satellite

    NASA scrubs launch of global warming satellite
    NASA scrubbed the launch of a Delta II rocket Tuesday, 46 seconds before it was to carry the agency's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite into orbit. The space agency blamed a failure of the water suppression system of the liftoff pad at...
  • Confundiendo libras, kilogramos, pulgadas, metros...

    Uno de los museos más llamativos de Estocolmo (aunque no tanto como el del grupo ABBA, que abrió el año pasado) es el Vasa, que contiene al barco hundido mejor conservado del mundo. El Vasa fue botado en 1628 y era el orgullo del rey Gustavo Adolfo II,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Take A 'Trip' To Mars Right From West Hartford

    The year is 2132. People now have the technology to travel great distances in space. They have left the borders of Earth to live and work in neighboring worlds. Visitors to the Gengras Planetarium at The New Children's Museum in West Hartford will be...
  • NASA reschedules launch of global warming satellite

    NASA reschedules launch of global warming satellite
    NASA hopes the third time will be the charm for its OCO-2 satellite, which was rescheduled for liftoff at 2:56 a.m. Wednesday. Tuesday's Delta II rocket launch was scrubbed Tuesday with just 46 seconds to go when a water suppression system on the launch...
  • 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...
  • NASA Mars test a success. Now to master the parachute

    NASA Mars test a success. Now to master the parachute
    Halfway to space in the skies above Hawaii, NASA successfully tested its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, a vehicle equipped with new technology for ferrying heavy payloads to Mars. A massive balloon lifted the saucer-shaped vehicle from a naval base...
  • La NASA prepara un satélite para luchar contra el cambio climático

    CABO CAÑAVERAL Florida (Reuters) - Un satélite de la NASA preparado para su lanzamiento el martes por la mañana podría revelar detalles sobre en qué lugares del mundo se libera a la atmósfera dióxido de carbono, un gas de efecto invernadero ligado al...
  • Weather pushes Antares rocket launch from Wallops to Sunday

    Weather pushes Antares rocket launch from Wallops to Sunday
    Orbital Sciences postponed the Antares rocket launch from Wallops Island to 12:52 p.m. Sunday, blaming bad weather Dulles-based Orbital said thunderstorms in the Wallops area have repeatedly disrupted its operating schedule, although the launch team has...
  • Antares to launch from Wallops on second mission to ISS

    Antares to launch from Wallops on second mission to ISS
    Update: On Friday, Orbital Sciences announced the Antares launch is postponed until 12:52 p.m. Sunday.     The long wait may be over. After a string of postponements, the Antares rocket finally rolled out to the launch pad at Wallops Island for...
  • Rob Owen: Producers say 'Naked & Afraid' not about being naked

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Discovery Channel's hit "Naked and Afraid" (10 p.m. Sunday) is inspiring a whole new genre of reality shows VH1 debuts "Dating Naked" at 9 p.m. July 17 but "Naked & Afraid" producers insist their show is not about being naked, the...