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  • SunRail-car crashes, storks, and Armstrong: Letters

    SunRail-car crashes Another car is caught in a railroad crossing while traffic engineers continue to "educate" the public or try to change long-existing traffic patterns ("SunRail train runs into SUV — no one injured," June 28). What we are...
  • Friend describes Neil Armstrong's life, moon flight

    Friend describes Neil Armstrong's life, moon flight
    Who was Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon? He had a dry sense of humor, took forever to make a decision, was a stickler for accuracy and considered "The Right Stuff," Tom Wolfe's take on the early space program, to be terrible history....
  • 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor Joins 'In the Event of a Moon Disaster'

    FilmNation Entertainment has tapped 'The Help" director Tate Taylor to helm "In the Event of a Moon Disaster." FilmNation, which is producing and handling international sales, announced that Taylor will also come aboard to produce with his production...
  • Explore the past, present and future of SPACE at Da Vinci Science Center

     
    From being able to touch one of only 34 Mars meteorites in the world to climbing into a sleeping berth in a future Lunar Base Camp, families can immerse themselves in space exploration from the surprisingly insightful speculations of early science fiction...
  • Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age

    Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age
    The black sky enveloped NASA test pilot Bill Dana as his X-15 rocket plane stopped climbing at 306,900 feet and began teetering back toward the small brown stretch of Mojave Desert more than 58 miles below. "The horizon appeared as a ring of bright blue...
  • Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83

    Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83
    William H. "Bill" Dana, the famed NASA test pilot who helped usher in the space age in the 1960s by routinely flying rocket planes to new supersonic speeds and stratospheric heights, has died. He was 83. Dana was a square-jawed aviator during an age...
  • Living Here: Research facilities

    Living Here: Research facilities
    Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables: NASA Langley Research Center The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: 'Waterloo' Charts Course for Final 2015 Episodes

    Every great ad is a story. Ain't that the truth. SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading if you haven't seen the "Mad Men" season 7-A finale, "Waterloo." We close this first half of the final season on a surprisingly hopeful note for our heroes. The mood seems to...
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Downey space museum is struggling to survive

    Downey space museum is struggling to survive
    Bob Thompson fondly remembers when Downey was buzzing with pride and payrolls as a major hub for work on the Apollo space program and the construction site for six space shuttles. "Since the beginning of time, we had all these world leaders who looked...