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  • Cut funding for Morgan's NASA research [Letter]

    Cut funding for Morgan's NASA research [Letter]
    If my tax dollars were being spent on hard research generating hard scientific data and conclusions, I might be somewhat less offended at this taxpayer waste ("Morgan State warned of problems with its largest research program," June 25). However, Morgan...
  • 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...
  • Simulating a Martian landing in the sky above Hawaii

    On a cloudless day in early June, Mark Adler stood facing the empty maw of the Pacific, contemplating invisible winds high above his head. For two years, he had pored over meteorological data from around the world in search of a sweet spot. That search...
  • Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race

    Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race
    Imagine climbing aboard a skinny, 30-foot boat with no sails, no motor and three people you sort of know and rowing from the coast of California to Hawaii — about 2,400 miles if you go straight, which you won't. It's called the Great Pacific Race,...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Stereolab to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: From Stereolab to Spiritualized
    I don’t want to play favorites with the Great Reads (like a parent, I love them all equally, if differently). But... If you did an algorithm of my tastes, Friday’s Great Read might pop up. Not only was it about music, it was – be still...
  • Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight

    Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, on Saturday to test landing systems for future missions to Mars....
  • Falla paracaídas en prueba de la NASA de un prototipo para misiones a Marte

    CABO CAÑAVERAL EEUU (Reuters) - La agencia espacial de Estados Unidos (NASA) lanzó el sábado un balón de helio, que transportó una nave experimental con forma de platillo, desde una torre en una base naval en Kauai en Hawai, para probar sistemas de...
  • NASA calls test for future Mars landings a qualified success

    NASA calls test for future Mars landings a qualified success
    A NASA vehicle launched high into the atmosphere to explore how to land heavy spacecraft, and possibly human beings, on Mars splashed down off Hawaii on Saturday, completing a mostly successful test, the agency announced.  The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • Solar flares expected to 'shockwave' Earth today

    Solar flares expected to 'shockwave' Earth today
    Feelin’ the heat? Three massive solar flares could “shockwave” Earth today. That’s the upshot from NASA and NOAA, after powerful plasma ejections erupted from the sun earlier this week. The flares pose no danger to humans,...
  • Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech

    Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech
    Eric Preisz, CEO of video game company GarageGames is coming to Orlando in September to speak at GameTech 2014, an annual tech event. The event is designed to showcase and discuss simulation technology and how it can be used by the Department of...