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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned mission of Skylab, the first U.S. orbital space station. Skylab 2, as it was called, set off to repair the space station, and was led by Cmdr. Peter Conrad. As you probably remember, Conrad was...
Houston, we have a problem. Or at least, we had a problem. That was until a little mystery involving outer space, the Apollo program and telephone poles was solved earlier this week. A couple of months ago, my friend, Huntington Beach Marine Safety Chief...
As Kenny Gironda spun, tumbled and rolled around, while alternating between accelerating and slowing down, the people standing nearby became a blur. Kenny, 14, who was strapped in while standing up, kept his head back and his eyes open so he didn't get...
Earthlings, get ready to say cheese! NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will be taking your picture next month -- from 898 million miles away. If you happen to have your eyes closed or your hair is out of place, don’t worry. All of planet Earth...
WASHINGTON — Add this to your worry list: Orbiting somewhere near Earth are an estimated 13,000 asteroids big enough to obliterate Orlando and a good chunk of Central Florida — and NASA has no clue as to when, where or whether they might...
NASA is getting serious about protecting the Earth from asteroids, and the space agency wants your help. If you have thoughts on how NASA can efficiently identify potentially hazardous asteroids, or ideas for improving the agency's preliminary plans for...
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It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
The International Space Station is making several passes over Maryland this week, a handful of which will be visible in the night sky so long as skies stay clear. Some nights the spacecraft will appear brighter than others, and some nights its flyover...
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Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
WASHINGTON — In trying to sell the idea of building a new rocket pad in Central Florida, Frank DiBello doesn't make comparisons to "Star Wars," "Star Trek" or moon landings. Instead, the head of Space Florida relies on a more earthbound analogy:...
Dancer, rapper, and, oh yeah, Man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin is talking, but are the right people listening? One of the original moonwalkers (“Michael Jackson always did it backwards!” Aldrin complained) challenged the United States to pick...
WASHINGTON — NASA is an agency known for going big: big missions, big rockets, big budgets. But nestled in California's Silicon Valley is one NASA unit headed in the opposite direction. Its latest mission is tiny but has led to big expectations...
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