Texans are being given the chance to name the full-sized space shuttle replica that will be displayed at Johnson Space Center’s official visitor center in Houston.
An asteroid coming close to the earth next week doesn’t have much of a name. But then again, it is just passing by.
NASA will honor the seven astronauts who perished when the Columbia space shuttle was destroyed 10 years ago. The agency will mark the anniversary at a public memorial in Florida.
Many parts of Texas have scheduled events to mark the 10th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, but UTA has a very personal reason to mark the date.
One morning, nearly 10 years ago, Barry McCool remembers watching his son’s space shuttle fly more than 40 miles above his Las Vegas home. But Columbia never landed.
Authorities said that the inventor of a computer virus, that infiltrated a million computers worldwide and opened the door for the theft of at least $50 million, has pleaded guilty.
The White House issued an official response to a petition calling for the United States government to secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.
Dec. 21., 2012 will not mark the end of the world – and NASA is out to prove it in a recently released video entitled “Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday”.
Just before 7 o’clock this morning, there was a bright flash in the sky. NASA confirms it was a meteor.
Chances are there is a group of astronauts enjoying a Texas treat today! The SpaceX Dragon recently docked with the International Space Station and carried a shipment of Blue Bell ice cream.
After the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, there’s been renewed interest in space. High school teachers across the country are seizing on that to bring astronomy into the classroom.
There’s a rare ‘blue moon’ on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar. That’s the day of a private service for Armstrong, who died last Saturday in Ohio at age 82.