Moffett Federal Airfield

This artist rendering released by NASA shows a planet outside the solar system that was detected by NASA’s Kepler spacecraft. (AP Photo/NASA)

NASA tries to save planet-hunting telescope

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (AP) — NASA says it will try to fix its space telescope that hunts for planets outside our solar system. Recovery efforts to save the $600 million mission began Thursday and will […]


Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane leaves Calif. on cross-country trip

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from Northern California on the first leg of a planned journey to several U.S. cities. The Solar Impulse left Moffett Field in Mountain View […]


Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Sun-powered plane completes California test flight

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the San Francisco Bay area in a successful test flight. It is considered the world’s most advanced sun-powered plane.



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