| 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...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:42 PM
A 3-year-old basset hound named Buddy has died after being deliberately set on fire in a ravine outside Camarillo, authorities said Tuesday. A neighbor in Camarillo Heights spotted a small blaze about 3:20 a.m. Saturday and called the Ventura County......
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:42 PM
An officer-involved shooting took place Tuesday evening outside a busy Trader Joe's in Sherman Oaks after a man in a van appeared to try to run over two patrol officers, police said....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:23 PM
Three suspects were arrested Tuesday evening on suspicion of trying to smuggle contraband after they beached their boat along the Palos Verdes Peninsula....
| 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...