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  • Mars on a budget

    The sum of $74 million doesn't go as far as it used to: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned that amount in just the past two years. A Los Angeles home once owned by Walt Disney recently sold for $74 million. In India, however, $74 million is all that'...
  • Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end

    Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end
    As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute, 10-mile journey. The instruments revealed dry air low in...
  • Wallops to launch a rocket next week -- maybe you'll see it

    Wallops to launch a rocket next week --  maybe you'll see it
    In the wee hours Wednesday, NASA Wallops Flight Facility plans to launch a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket for the U.S. Defense Department. Since it’s a Pentagon mission, the NASA Visitor Center on the Eastern Shore won’t be open for...
  • Cockeysville native returning from space Sunday night

    Cockeysville native returning from space Sunday night
    Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman has spent the past five months sharing awe-inspiring views of Earth from more than 200 miles above, but in a recent tweet, he said he's ready for the opposite view — of the International Space Station, distant and...
  • Lehigh professor charged with fraud in NASA project

    When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh. In reality,...
  • 'Beautiful physics' helps find ocean worlds in solar system

    'Beautiful physics' helps find ocean worlds in solar system
    Scientists on the hunt for an exoplanet capable of sustaining life used to believe a likely candidate couldn't be too close to its parent sun or too far away, or else it would burn up or freeze. They called that sweet spot for habitability the...
  • NASA dazzled, puzzled by comet Siding Spring data

    NASA dazzled, puzzled by comet Siding Spring data
    Thousands of shooting stars per hour scraped a yellowed Martian sky last month as a comet blazed through the red planet's atmosphere at 35 miles per second. Unfortunately, no one was there to experience the spectacular pass of Siding Spring on Oct. 19,...
  • Governor wants clarity on state's liability in rocket disasters

    Governor wants clarity on state's liability in rocket disasters
    In the wake of last week's Antares rocket explosion at Wallops Island, Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants more clarity on the state's liability when such disasters occur at the state-owned launch pad. The unmanned Antares was boosting a commercial cargo...
  • Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul

    Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul
    Near the end of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," as this vast science fiction blockbuster-to-be neared its third hour, the floodgates burst: My chin quivered (check), tear ducts filled (check), cheeks grew warmer (check). And yup, I cried. Sneaking a...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 27 – November 2, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. A seven week manhunt cam to an end this week in Pennsylvania, where authorities finally captured survivalist Eric Frein, who authorities say killed a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush...
  • Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial

    Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial
    The contrast was as unmistakable as a solar eclipse. This week, as NASA unveiled Orion, its next manned space capsule, news was still fresh from two accidents last week involving private spaceships. The timing might have left critics who think space...