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  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • NASA Langley unveils proposed fiscal year 2016 budget

    NASA Langley Research Center is looking at an $829 million proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 — a healthy $60 million more than its 2015 enacted budget of $769 million, officials announced Monday. All of that increase, however, plus millions...
  • Climate models don't over-predict warming, study shows

    Climate models don't over-predict warming, study shows
    If you listen to climate change skeptics, Earth’s surface hasn’t warmed appreciably in the last 15 years, and any "record" set last year is just the result of the planet doing what the planet naturally does. It turns out they’re right,...
  • Obama seeks more spending on roads, education

    President Barack Obama unveiled a nearly $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday that would boost spending on infrastructure, medical research and education — and that stoked an ongoing fight with congressional Republicans over how to pay for those...
  • NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

    NASA launches Earth-observing satellite
    A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday with the hope it will transmit data that will help the world do a better job of preparing for floods and droughts. The satellite is on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may...
  • Another snow job

    Another snow job
    The network meteorologists barely had time to come up for air while "forecasting" the latest snowstorm non-disaster. Politicians, fearing what might happen to their approval numbers if a blizzard hit, went on TV to announce they were taking proactive...
  • NASA astronaut memorial stirs memories for shuttle veteran

    Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth. For Robert "Hoot" Gibson, it's a time to remember lost friends and some of their stunts,...
  • As Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, things start to look 'rough'

    As Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, things start to look 'rough'
    Eat your heart out, Hubble! NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is in the home stretch of its journey to Ceres and has snapped the best images yet of the dwarf planet. Grainy as they are, the new views of the 590-mile-wide world are already turning up unexpected...
  • Ceres in sight: NASA's Dawn spacecraft eyes mysterious dwarf planet

    Ceres in sight: NASA's Dawn spacecraft eyes mysterious dwarf planet
    It's the home stretch for NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, which after a 3-billion-mile journey has finally got the dwarf planet Ceres in its sights. Now, Dawn's newest images reveal fascinating features on Ceres' surface that will only grow clearer in the...
  • Asteroid that brushed past Earth had a small moon in tow

    Asteroid that brushed past Earth had a small moon in tow
    The asteroid that flew past Earth on Monday was not traveling alone. As you can clearly see in the image above, it was accompanied by its very own mini-moon.  The picture was taken by NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at the Goldstone complex in...
  • NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft

    NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft
    ISAAC turned its back on a crowd of dignitaries Monday, its bristly "head" facing the laboratory's opposite wall. Then — with its head held absolutely still — its sleek, articulated, bowed body began to waggle slowly back and forth, back and...