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  • Hampton students win NASA culinary challenge

    Hampton students win NASA culinary challenge
    The rice and beans with coconut milk pulled it off. That's the winning dish cooked up by culinary arts students at Phoebus High School in Hampton that beat out six other team finalists across the country to earn a spot on the astronaut menu aboard the...
  • A 'green' fire station coming to NASA Wallops

    A 'green' fire station coming to NASA Wallops
    NASA has awarded a $6 million contract to build a new energy-efficient fire station on Wallops Island on the Eastern Shore. The contract was given to Facility Support Services LLC of Richmond to construct a 16,900-square-foot station on the north end of...
  • New fed data shows no stopping or slowing of global warming

    Global warming has not stopped or even slowed in the past 18 years, according to a new federal study that rebuts doubters who've claimed that that heating trends have paused. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration readjusted...
  • U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'

    U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'
    The University of Chicago will collaborate with 10 other institutions to build the largest optical telescope in the world — a $1 billion behemoth in South America that will allow scientists to peer farther into space than ever before, potentially...
  • NASA celebrates 50 years of spacewalking

    NASA celebrates 50 years of spacewalking
    NASA premiered the documentary “Suit Up” narrated by actor Jon Cryer on Monday. The documentary celebrates 50 years of astronaut spacewalks or extravehicular activity (EVA) in NASA talk. On March 18, 1965 Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov...
  • TLC pulls '19 Kids and Counting' repeats amid Josh Duggar controversy

    TLC pulls '19 Kids and Counting' repeats amid Josh Duggar controversy
    The TLC cable channel has yanked repeats of the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule after news reports that one of its stars, Josh Duggar, was involved in inappropriate conduct when he was a minor. "Effective immediately,...
  • Orion's heat shield returning for tests at NASA Langley after historic maiden flight

    Orion's heat shield returning for tests at NASA Langley after historic maiden flight
    The heat shield for the Orion space capsule is making a return trip to NASA Langley Research Center — this time for splash-down tests after its successful maiden flight in December. Officials at the Hampton center say the heat shield could...
  • Billionaires aim for cheaper spaceflight

    SEATTLE In the booming commercial space business, ventures founded by tech billionaires Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Paul Allen are reinventing the most expensive aspect launching spacecraft into orbit. All three are intent on tapping the Seattle region's...
  • NASA Langley takes on regional economic development

    NASA Langley takes on regional economic development
    NASA Langley Research Center is taking an active role in regional economic development, searching for opportunities to solve technological problems for businesses. "This region has so much potential," Christina Moats-Xavier, NASA Langley's lead for...
  • 'Leaving Orbit' cheers spaceflight's feats, mourns its fading

    'Leaving Orbit' cheers spaceflight's feats, mourns its fading
    In 1969, the moon landing brought together a nation, millions slack-jawed in the glow of their televisions. In 1986, the explosion of the Challenger became a defining moment for a generation of schoolchildren. But how many of us remember the blastoff of...
  • SpaceX next launch set for June 26

    SpaceX next launch set for June 26
    SpaceX and NASA have set the next launch of a Falcon 9 rocket sending a Dragon resupply capsule to the International Space Station for no earlier than June 26. SpaceX’s spacecraft is set for an 11:09 a.m. blastoff. It would be the company’...