Michael Collins, who piloted Apollo 11 from which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left to make their historic first steps on the moon in 1969, died Wednesday of cancer, his family said.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts flying SpaceX back to Earth this weekend urged boaters to stay safe by staying away from their capsule's splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico.
SpaceX launches crew on recycled rocket; Sharpton gives thundering eulogy for Daunte Wright; Spelling Bee making changes. Plus, weekend weather, today's birthdays and more.
Yungblud fans can now stream and download the singer's live cover of David Bowie's 'Life on Mars?'
If, as actor Joel Kinnaman contends, you become a new person every 10 years, that bodes well for his character in “For All Mankind,” a fictionalized look at the space race.
Yungblud couldn't believe his luck when he found out his 'Life on Mars?' cover was chosen to soundtrack the landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars.
A NASA rover has landed on Mars in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.
Perseverance, NASA's most sophisticated rover to date, is expected to land on the surface of Mars on Thursday, Feb. 18.
The amount of ice covering Earth varies year to year, but over decades, trends emerge. A recent analysis shows the amount of Earth's ice is decreasing.
Q: What is the status of Earth’s ice?
In what is surely a first in Super Bowl history, an ad for Inspiration4, a SpaceX supported all-civilian space mission touts a chance for viewers to join the mission. The ad shows shots of the SpaceX astronaut uniform in space to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and is directed by Bryce Dallas Howard.
Astronauts on the International Space Station can get a taste of home with the help of produce cultivation systems developed by scientists working in Madison.
Astronauts are harvesting fresh radishes grown in space, a delicious prospect that also could help seed food production efforts for longer-term missions to the moon and Mars.
The dramatic, retro-style splashdown into the Gulf of Mexico closed out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.
When Elon Musk founded SpaceX in 2002, the company's assigned goal was to get humans into space. But it's not over yet.
Launch heralds a new era in human spaceflight.
SpaceX and NASA will get two chances this weekend for historic launch.
Bad weather in Florida scrubbed the anticipated launch of Space X's Falcon-9 rocket, which would have been the first time a private company launched American astronauts into space. While the weather is notoriously spotty in Florida, in this these hyper-partisan times we know it's somebody's fault.
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced traffic and reduced production by industrial plants, improving the quality of the air we breathe.
Any family planning an Orlando vacation can drive east for about an hour and make Cocoa Beach into a day trip or bonus excursion. The town’s eponymous sandbox is impressively uncrowded and its waves have long made it a top destination for surfers and boogie boarders. The pier has views of the Atlantic Ocean, plus seafood, ice cream and shopping.
While Singer Island is located in a ritzy neighborhood — just a short ride from West Palm Beach — it has beautiful, wallet-friendly places where the whole family can enjoy the sun. MacArthur Park includes a beach as well as several designated sections preserving natural wildlife and plants. Ocean Reef Park is usually uncrowded in the morning and has picnic areas and a kids’ playground. Singer Island is also a launching pad for deep sea fishing trips and snorkel tours. If you like water sports, you can rent a kayak, Jet Ski, paddleboard or even a hydroflying jetpack (it’s like having two firehoses attached your feet, but in a fun way).
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — An experiment designed by Stockton University freshman Sophia Bradach will be launched into space later this year as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program.