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  • Bid to 'reboot' aging NASA satellite is scuttled as fuel system fails

    Bid to 'reboot' aging NASA satellite is scuttled as fuel system fails
    ISEE-3 will not be returning home after all. Authors of a plan to revive the forgotten NASA satellite and return it to Earth orbit conceded Wednesday that a failure in the spacecraft's propulsion system has made it impossible to change its flight path....
  • 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...
  • Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment. Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be. Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
  • Downtown L.A. is now driest since rain records started in 1877

    Downtown L.A. is now driest since rain records started in 1877
    Rainy seasons over the last two years were the driest in downtown Los Angeles since record-keeping began in 1877, and forecasters now say the El Niño that had been predicted to bring some relief may not materialize.  According to the National Weather...
  • Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?

    Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?
    Our sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum -- the time in the sun's 11-year cycle when it is the most active. But now, there is...
  • Celebrate the moon walk at Da Vinci Center

    Meet astronauts, learn about space travel and watch news footage from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing in an event at the Da Vinci Center Sunday, July 20, that celebrates Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. The event is in conjunction with the Allentown...
  • Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary

    Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
  • Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets

    Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets
    In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle. At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
  • Ricky Grigg, oceanographer and top-ranked big-wave surfer, dies at 77

    Ricky Grigg, oceanographer and top-ranked big-wave surfer, dies at 77
    It was just after a January storm in 1953, and the waves were epic. With other adrenaline-addled young surfers, 16-year-old Ricky Grigg caravaned up the coast from Santa Monica to Rincon, just beyond Ventura. Racing with his board into the roar of...
  • Rockledge woman's tech company wins $100k CAT5 entrepreneur award

    Rockledge woman's tech company wins $100k CAT5 entrepreneur award
    A Central Florida entrepreneur who helped develop technology to detect hydrogen gas leaks won the $100,000, first-place award Tuesday evening for the CAT5 innovation competition. Nahid Mohajeri, 47, founded Hysense Technologies based on research at...
  • Rick Scott on climate change: "I'm not a scientist ... I'm not a scientist ... Well, I'm not a scientist."

    Rick Scott on climate change: "I'm not a scientist ... I'm not a scientist ... Well, I'm not a scientist."
    Just a few years ago, Rick Scott was clear as day: He believed climate change was a hoax. "I've not been convinced that there's any man-made climate change...," he said. "Nothing's convinced me that there is." Yet now, Scott has decided to take a...