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Astronauts heading to Mars would face exposure to a deluge of radiation, in some cases as much as NASA policy permits, according to new data from the Curiosity rover. The space agency limits astronauts to a 3% increased risk of fatal cancer. This...
WASHINGTON -- An old space shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center soon could be home to commercial rockets under a plan announced Friday by NASA. The agency plans to lease what's known as Pad 39A to prospective tenants. Possible candidates include...
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I've seen three shows now in Adler Planetarium's still new, still state-of-the-art central domed theater, and I remain amazed at the quality of the celestial imagery and at the precision with which it is projected up on the dome. Journeys into distant...
FrameworkThe eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
FrameworkFriday's Pictures in the News begins in Boston, where an extensive manhunt for a suspect linked to the Boston Marathon bombings was underway this morning after a night of terror and violence left another suspect dead, one police officer killed and one...
Giant wispy clouds of gas and space dust rise to heights of 5-light years "tall" in this new image of the Horsehead Nebula that comes to us courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. The Horsehead Nebula is 1,300 light years away from Earth in the...
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How do you capture an asteroid that is zipping through space, move it into a stable orbit around the Earth-moon system stable enough that an astronaut can visit it? NASA has some ideas. In a new video released Wednesday, the space agency illustrates how...
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This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Scientists and space junkies got some good news from NASA on Friday: The space agency announced it would keep the Hubble Space Telescope's science operations going at least through April 30, 2016. The three-year extension will cost NASA $76 million,...
Lehigh Valley ParentingThere’s a lot to see in the sky — Jupiter and its moons, a comet that has just appeared above the horizon and the hazy spiral of the Andromeda galaxy. And two area planetariums are offering a great deal: public shows to encourage people to...
WASHINGTON — Space shuttle landings were supposed to be routine. And until Feb. 1, 2003, they were — at least to most Americans. Much like the 1986 Challenger disaster, that expectation of normalcy was a big reason why Columbia's...
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will mark the 50th anniversary of KSC with special space-exploration programming on Sunday, July 1. At 2 p.m.: A panel discussion called "Kennedy Space Center: Past, Present and Future" will include Carol Scott,...
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