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  • 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 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 booster...
  • 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...
  • NASA, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson to talk about 'drag'

    NASA, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson to talk about 'drag'
    NASA has long had a strong working relationship with the world of sports car racing, spinning off space technologies that help make race cars faster and safer. At noon on Wednesday, NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson will join NASA Langley Research Center...
  • Student experiments set to launch Saturday from NASA Wallops

    Student experiments set to launch Saturday from NASA Wallops
    A science rocket is set to launch Saturday morning from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore, packed with experiments created by college students, including from Virginia Tech. The Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is...
  • A little liquid water still on Mars? Curiosity finds signs of brines

    A little liquid water still on Mars? Curiosity finds signs of brines
    Tasting the air and testing the temperature, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has shown that there could potentially be salty water currently beneath the Red Planet’s surface. If the brine does exist, there’s not much, it occurs only...
  • Caffeine High: Space station getting Italian espresso maker

    The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: Aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its unmanned rocket with the espresso maker — and 4,000...
  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut...
  • Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

    Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission
    Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, about twice as...