| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:57 AM
NASA has released images of Earth at night from the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership satellite that is orbiting 512 miles above the Earth's surface. The agency stitched some of these images together to create a composite image of the entire...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship.
Naval Academy professor Ken Reightler leads the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:39 PM
"I flew a mother and two young daughters, probably 4 and 7 years old, and as we took off I heard this shrieking from the back of the plane," said Lin Caywood, a 12-year pilot.
A mother and recent grandmother herself, Caywood thought the kids were upset...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Landing the space shuttle seemed so routine. After so many landings, NASA’s shuttle commanders and pilots made it look easy.
So, I was there February 1, 2003 on top of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) waiting to document the landing of shuttle...
| Feb 1, 2013
The Zion Baptist Church ministry will show the movie “Courageous” Saturday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church, 61 W. Bethel St. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Admission costs $2 per person and there will be free popcorn and drinks....
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 AM
A proposal to guarantee USC most of the parking spaces in a state-owned garage during Trojan football games and other events could hurt the neighboring California Science Center by driving down attendance, some supporters of the Exposition Park museum...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Ten years ago, space shuttle Columbia launched from Kennedy Space Center on what would be its final mission. The launch seemed routine as seven astronauts were carried into space on a Thursday morning not aware they wouldn't be coming home.
"The Lord has...
| Dec 9, 2012
Sunday @ 9:30am Progressive International Motorcycle Show Long Beach Convention Center 300 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach 562 436 3636 www.motorcycleshows.com These are big stocking stuffers! Electric and gas powered motorcycles as well as motorcycle...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Retired NASA astronaut Don Thomas encouraged Western Heights Middle School eighth-graders to follow their dreams and to persevere, as he did.
“If you forget everything else I told you here today, the one thing I want you to remember is to never...
| Dec 8, 2012
Saturday @ 9:30am Progressive International Motorcycle Show Long Beach Convention Center 300 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach 562 436 3636 www.motorcycleshows.com Electric and gas powered motorcycles (((NATSOT))) as well as motorcycle stunts ((( NATSOT)))...