| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:53 PM
For the first time, Kennedy Space Center visitors will have the option of touring Launch Pad 39-A, where most space-shuttle missions and the six Apollo missions to the moon began. Beginning Friday, the Launch Pad Tour will be available after entry to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Star gazers, take note: This Orionid meteor shower is back. The annual show — named because the meteors appear to come from the constellation Orion — occur each October as Earth passes through a trail of dust left by Halley's comet,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:14 AM
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| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:25 AM
There’s a lot to see in the sky — Jupiter and its moons, a comet that has just appeared above the horizon and the hazy spiral of the Andromeda galaxy. And two area planetariums are offering a great deal: public shows to encourage people to...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 10:20 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Silver fireballs will streak over the Northern Hemisphere on Saturday and Sunday. The much-anticipated Orionid meteor shower is scheduled to peak over the weekend, greeting October skies and stargazers with a brilliant show.
| Jan 27, 2013
WASHINGTON — Space shuttle landings were supposed to be routine. And until Feb. 1, 2003, they were — at least to most Americans.
Much like the 1986 Challenger disaster, that expectation of normalcy was a big reason why Columbia's...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Top NASA officials have picked a leading candidate for the agency's next major mission: construction of an outpost that would send astronauts farther from Earth than they've ever been.
Called the gateway spacecraft, it would hover in orbit on the far...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:47 AM
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - The Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center is huge and homely and almost 50 years old. It's tall enough to house a 363-foot Saturn V rocket, wide and deep enough to dwarf a space shuttle, cavernous enough for its powerful...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Por primera vez en la historia de los 50 años del Kennedy Space Center, NASA está dando acceso para que los visitantes recorran una de las plataformas de lanzamiento desde las cuales fueron lanzados los transbordadores espaciales y los cohetes lunares...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The deputy director of NASA Langley Research Center will serve as the keynote speaker at Thomas Nelson Community College's commencement ceremony this year.
Stephen Jurczyk will address graduates at the May 16 event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the...
| Jun 17, 2012
They don't look much like boats, or robots for that matter. Yet a small fleet of crewless watercraft are to be sent right into the paths of tropical storms for the first time this year with an important mission: Collect valuable ocean and atmospheric data...