| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
WASHINGTON - El presidente, Barack Obama, recibió hoy en la Casa Blanca a dos de los tres astronautas que participaron en la misión del Apolo 11 a La Luna, cuando se cumplen 45 años del primer paseo por la superficie del satélite.
Obama se reunió en...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right.
It was his third set of the deadlift.
Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
| Oct 6, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — I was inept at moonwalking. My rocket was a dud. And I crashed the space shuttle.
Fortunately, I was just an astronaut wannabe and not the real deal. But it's as close as this middle-aged space geek is going to get. That...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, will be grand marshal of the 2013 Hollywood Christmas Parade, organizers announced Friday.
Aldrin, who followed Neil Armstrong onto the moon on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 mission, said in a...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
To visit the new national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank.
On the plus side: There would be plenty of parking.
Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Space...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:03 PM
To visit thenew national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank.
On the plus side, there would be plenty of parking.
Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:31 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Oh gosh, it turns out that old Walt was right: It is a small world after all. Or at least it is to NASA’s Curiosity rover, which snapped a picture of Earth and the moon, looming bright but tiny in the night sky, from the surface of Mars recently....