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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid more than 1½ miles long will zoom past Earth this week from a far-off distance. The big rock called Asteroid 1998 QE2 will make its closest approach Friday. […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Science experiments by the NASA Mars rover Curiosity have been put on hold as engineers troubleshoot a problem with its computer.
MOSCOW (AP) — With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city of 1 million.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A 150-foot asteroid hurtled toward Earth’s backyard, destined to make the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded in Russia just hours before the asteroid was due to zoom past the planet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size. WATCH video here.
The NASA Mars rover Curiosity used its Mast Camera (Mastcam) during the mission’s 120th Martian day, or sol (Dec. 7, 2012), to record this view of a rock outcrop informally named “Shaler.”
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A pair of NASA spacecraft were deliberately crashed into a mountain near the moon’s north pole on Monday, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior. NASA then dedicated the site in honor of Sally Ride.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say initial sampling of Mars’ atmosphere by the NASA rover Curiosity did not definitively detect methane, a gas that can be a clue to determining if the red planet […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles judge has tentatively ruled against a former computer specialist who sued Jet Propulsion Laboratory alleging he was laid off because he advocated his belief in intelligent design while […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – NASA says the Dawn spacecraft is journeying to its next destination after spending a year at a giant asteroid. The space agency said Wednesday it received a signal from the spacecraft […]