| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:28 AM
WASHINGTON - La firma privada SpaceX lanzó hoy por quinta vez la cápsula Dragón para abastecer con 2,2 toneladas de suministros a los 6 astronautas que viven actualmente en la Estación Espacial Internacional (EEI) y efectuar por primera vez un ensayo de...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Berks County played host to America's space program Friday, as NASA's top boss got a firsthand tour of the factory where components are being made for the nation's next era of spacecrafts.
"From this day on, the path to Mars goes through Bally,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:03 AM
An Orlando-based unit of defense giant Lockheed Martin took a financial hit last year because of a decrease in demand for its technical services and tactical missiles program.
In an earnings report Tuesday, officials said Lockheed’s Missiles...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Congress has a reputation as a bunch of bickering do-nothings.
It's well-deserved. In fact, I was wondering what on earth Florida's members did all last year.
So I asked them.
The question I posed: What difference did you make?
Every one of them...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:14 PM
WASHINGTON - La cápsula Dragón, fabricada por la firma privada Space X, despegará este sábado desde Cabo Cañaveral (Florida) para abastecer con 2,2 toneladas de alimentos, suministros y experimentos científicos a los seis astronautas que viven actualmente...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Carl Sagan nailed it.
"Even today, the most jaded city dweller can be unexpectedly moved upon encountering a clear night sky studded with thousands of twinkling stars," he wrote in his book "Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space" in 1994....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:55 PM
It’s never too early to worry about asteroids wiping out life on Earth.
So say the folks who’ve been fretting for decades over just such a scenario -- among them, Queen guitarist-astrophysicist Brian May. They think it’s time all...
| Dec 2, 2014
Rick Thompson at NASA Langley Research Center has worked for years to help develop the sophisticated Orion crew capsule meant to carry American astronauts back into space from U.S. soil.
The crew vehicle is scheduled to launch at last early Thursday...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
"There's reason to be nervous now because the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:03 PM
NASA entered a new era of space exploration on Friday when its Orion capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after going farther from the planet than any spacecraft built for humans in more than 40 years.
The maiden test flight — made without...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:36 AM
Blast off into deep space on NASA's Orion first test flight in December.
You can hitch a ride, or at least your name can, aboard NASA's new Mars-bound spacecraft, set for liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 4.
Sign up to have your name uploaded to the...