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Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon's shadow like a crown of flame that's the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses.
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Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.
5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.
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It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.
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New manned spacecraft will use a flight computer adapted from jetliners for deep space missions to the asteroids and Mars.
Strong thunderstorms reaching toward the top of the troposphere circled Tropical Storm Matmo's center and appeared in a band of thunderstorms on the storm's southwestern quadrant.
In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, smiles for a photo inside the Lunar Module while it rested on the lunar surface.
An astronaut on a NASA mission to the underwater research station Aquarius, testing a sample collecting technique that might be used on asteroids or other planets.
Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum walk past a depiction of space exploration by artist Robert T. Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer ... (more)
While it was a hydrogen leak on the pad that forced NASA to scrub the launch of space shuttle mission STS-127 on June 17, one main reason the agency had to wait several weeks to try again was something called a "solar beta angle cut-out."
Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.
The Buzz: NASA ready to explore again Three years after the space shuttle was retired, NASA looks to new rocket for space travel Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1muCuCV Three years after the final space shuttle flight was piloted home by Owego-native Douglas Hurley, a new rocket under development may carry astronauts ... (more)
Jennifer Ash-Poole is the director for the Apollo Goddard contest, a model rocket show now in its 35th year.
Forty-five years ago, the world watched as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," becoming the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.
Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.
NASA image taken in 2012 by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter shows astronauts' footprints and equipment left on the moon by Apollo 11. Forty-five years ago today, in arguably the greatest technological feat of the 20th Century, two Americans stepped off the ladder of their small landing craft and walked on the surface of the moon.
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