In the early 1960s, the Mercury Seven astronauts made history. Why were Jerrie Cobb and her fellow Mercury Thirteen pilot-astronauts denied their chance, after undergoing the same screening process as the Mercury Men?
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The sky or rather the stars are the limit for one Duncan teacher who was chosen for the prestigious LiftOff! Summer Institute at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas this summer.
(RNN) - An asteroid will fly by Earth on Feb. 4, the same day the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots for that big game in Minneapolis.
(RNN) – For astronomy geeks, next week will be heaven on Earth.
Cassini, the most distant planetary orbiter ever launched, is closing in on its doom.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth September 2 after spending more than nine months aboard the International Space Station and breaking a passel of space records.
Two new NASA space missions will probe mysteries that have long stumped astrophysicists and the rest of us: How did the universe begin? What gives cosmic rays such incredible energy?
It’s a question of when, not if, a large asteroid or comet will be on course to collide with Earth and cause calamitous destruction. For almost two decades, NASA has monitored and measured these potentially hazardous objects and debated ways to mitigate the threat.