Rocket science isn’t easily explainable in 140 characters, but NASA is asking a group of people to do just that for some ardent Twitter followers.
When NASA came calling on University of Texas at Arlington professor Sandy Dasgupta, they really came calling. The government agency awarded Dasgupta a $1.2 million grant to develop a specialized instrument that they hope will detect the beginning stages of life on Mars.
NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite will come crashing down to Earth tonight…and you can watch it! Look to South/southwest in the sky at about 27° above the horizon Friday evening between 8:15 and 8:45pm local […]
The drought currently impacting much of the state is helping in the recovery of debris from the 2003 space shuttle Columbia disaster.
As the miles melted between Atlantis and the International Space Station, the emotions grew — in orbit and on the ground.
While today’s shuttle launch will be the last “blast off” for the foreseeable future, that doesn’t mean the folks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be getting a break any time soon. CBS11 was the only North Texas station allowed access to see what NASA’s doing when the shuttle program ends.
Although the final shuttle launch is set for July 8, that doesn’t mean the end of space travel. CBS 11 News looks at how some North Texans are paying a private company to become space tourists.
A former astronaut from North Texas has been invited to attend the final launch of the historic space shuttle Atlantis at the end of the week.
The space shuttle was sold to America as cheap, safe and reliable. It was none of those. It cost $196 billion over 40 years, ended the lives of 14 astronauts and managed to make less than half the flights promised. Yet despite all that, there were some big achievements.
Workers at the Kennedy Space Center always knew the end of the shuttle program would bring hard times to Florida’s Space Coast. They just couldn’t predict how much pain.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords left the hospital and boarded an airplane Wednesday to travel to Florida to see her husband’s space shuttle launch in another important step in her long recovery.
Doctors have given Rep. Gabrielle Giffords the go-ahead to travel to Cape Canaveral for husband Mark Kelly’s space shuttle launch.