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  • 'Siberian Express' freeze in eastern U.S. to continue into next week

    The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week. Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-...
  • Spacewalking astronauts turn cable guys in 1st of 3 jobs

    Spacewalking astronauts turn cable guys in 1st of 3 jobs
    Astronauts stepped out on a spacewalk Saturday to perform some tricky cable work needed before new American-made crew capsules can dock at the International Space Station. It was the first of three spacewalks planned for NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore...
  • Spacewalking astronauts route cables outside International Space Station

    Spacewalking astronauts route cables outside International Space Station
    Spacewalking astronauts routed more than 300 feet of cable outside the International Space Station on Saturday, tricky and tiring advance work for the arrival of new American-made crew capsules. It was the first of three spacewalks planned for NASA...
  • Watch Pluto's moons go: New Horizons captures Nix and Hydra in action

    Watch Pluto's moons go: New Horizons captures Nix and Hydra in action
    Well hey there, little moons! In the home stretch of a 9.5-year journey, NASA’s New Horizons mission has caught two of Pluto’s lunar companions on camera as they circle around the dwarf planet. The images, made into a video, offer the first...
  • Ceres: Dwarf planet is pocked with craters, NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows

    Ceres: Dwarf planet is pocked with craters, NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows
    NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has snapped the best images to date of the dwarf planet Ceres, bringing mysterious fuzzy features spotted on the icy little world’s surface into sharper focus. The latest images were snapped on Feb. 12, when Dawn was...
  • SpaceX hopes to land rockets at Cape

    SpaceX hopes to land rockets at Cape
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — Hoping to make liftoffs less expensive, SpaceX wants to land its rockets not on a barge at sea but at a new pad on Cape Canaveral. The California-based rocket company still has to prove that it can safely land rockets, part...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry

    Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry
    In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
  • Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster

    Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster
    NASA’s new poster for the latest International Space Station crew looks like it belongs in a theater lobby: six astronauts — REAL ones — in brown Jedi robes, wielding light sabers. “International Space Station Expedition XLV,&...
  • What separates men from squirrels

    What separates men from squirrels
    Squirrels have tunnel vision curiosity. They are interested only in discovering their next nut. Humans, however, have 360-degree curiosity. We want to discover everything we can about how the world works. Aside from no bushy tail, that's the single...
  • NASA video shows solar eruptions over past five years

    NASA video shows solar eruptions over past five years
    OK, this isn't like the Beatles' greatest hits. Rather, we're talking about the sun's greatest hits, as in its greatest eruptions, solar flares and massive bursts of solar material into space.  It's all available for your viewing pleasure, courtesy of...