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Meteor
Meteor Shower This Weekend: Where To Watch Halley's Comet Orinoid's Light Up The Sky
Oct 19, 2012 11:39 AM E
The 2012 Orionid meteor shower is this weekend, and sky-watchers will want to look upward so they can see the spectacular show
Meteor
Explosive Meteor From Halley’s Comet Lights Up California Sky [PHOTO]
Oct 18, 2012 11:36 AM E
California skies lit up on Wednesday night as meteor debris from Halley's comet streaked through the atmosphere.
Plastic
Mars Rover Curiosity's Littering Leads To Discovery Of New Unknown Particles
Oct 17, 2012 13:14 PM E
According to scientists, the Curiosity rover's littering might have led to a groundbreaking discovery.
The International Space Station
Sarah Brightman Space Tour: 5 Things That Could Kill Her [VIDEO]
Oct 11, 2012 13:04 PM E
Sarah Brightman, the internationally renowned soprano singer, has announced plans to go into space thanks to Russia’s exclusive “Big Bags Of Cash For Space Travel” program. Big bags of cash are no problem for Brightman, one of the wealthiest crossover performers in the world, but she’s going to have a lot of other things to worry about before goi...
Curiosity
NASA Curiosity Finds Water Evidence: Does Mars Contain Life?
Sep 28, 2012 09:40 AM E
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has discovered the most recent evidence that water once existed on Mars.
X-37B
Air Force To Launch Secretive X-37B Plane In October
Sep 25, 2012 09:35 AM E
The U.S. military's secretive space plane, the X-37B, is scheduled to blast off again next month for its third test, Air Force officials said. The plane will test the craft's ability to be reused, and officials said the spacecraft could land in Florida, on the runway once used for NASA space shuttles.
Space shuttle
Space Shuttle Endeavour Lifts Off For California Museum
Sep 19, 2012 11:59 AM E
The space shuttle Endeavour is taking its final journey today, lifting off this morning from Florida on the back of a Boeing 747, en route to Houston and finally California, where it will be on display at the California Science Center.
Space Station
NASA Astronaut Completes First Space Triathlon
Sep 18, 2012 13:02 PM E
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams has become the first person to complete a triathlon in space, completing the trek onboard the International Space Station this weekend.
Mars
Snow On Mars: NASA Spacecraft Spots "Dry Ice" Snowflakes
Sep 18, 2012 10:28 AM E
A NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars found snow falling on the red planet -- but it's not what you think. The snow is actually frozen carbon dioxide, and the red planet is the only body in the solar system known to host such a phenomenon.
Voyager 1
NASA’s Voyager 1 Ready To Leave Solar System 35-Years After Launch
Sep 04, 2012 09:50 AM E
NASA's Voyager 1 departed Earth 3 years ago, and is now ready to make its grand exit from the solar system
Lynx
Not an Astronaut but Want to Go to Mars? Hop a Flight on a Private Space Plane via the XCOR Aerospace Lynx at Kennedy Center!
Aug 24, 2012 16:17 PM E
Special attention to space tourism began with the visionary mind of Richard Bronson, who created the Virgin Galactic brand in the hopes of one day sending non-NASA-astronaut tourists into space; today, XCOR Aersopace is closer than ever to manufacturing and flying their privately owned brand of Lynx suborbital vehicles (read: Space Planes) from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Solar Flare
Do Sunspots Influence Weather?
Aug 24, 2012 07:20 AM E
Scientists have long suspected that sunspots have an effect on Earth's weather, and according to a new study, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, they do.
Curiosity First Trip
NASA Mars Rover Takes First Tentative Drive, Names Landing Area For Ray Bradbury
Aug 22, 2012 22:43 PM E
Two weeks since its dramatic landing, the Curiosity rover takes its first short trip across the Martian surface.
Big Bang timeline.
Big Chill, Not Big Bang, Created Universe According To New Theory
Aug 22, 2012 21:28 PM E
The Big Bang Theory might just get replaced by the Big Chill Theory. Physicists at the University of Melbourne in Australia believe the Big Bang was actually a phase change between an amorphous, fluid-like universe into the crystalline, solid universe we know today.
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