Zurawik: Firebombing suspect's social-media moves a sign the revolution is being live-streamed

Science & Research

National science news

Space news

  • Lockheed Martin bringing VR-equipped Mars bus to Orlando

    Lockheed Martin bringing VR-equipped Mars bus to Orlando

    Central Florida students and science enthusiasts will have several opportunities to virtually visit Mars during the next few weeks. Lockheed Martin, which employs more than 7,000 in the region, will bring its Mars Experience Bus to multiple Orlando locations in late March and early April. The bus...

  • SpaceX, Virgin vets bring new launches to Space Coast

    SpaceX, Virgin vets bring new launches to Space Coast

    The leaders of a Tucson, Ariz.,-based company that hopes to launch rockets from the Space Coast have some firepower on their resumes. SpaceX. Virgin Galactic. Moon Express. They are just a few of the companies that the space company Vector’s executive leaders have worked for in the past. Now, the...

  • Ground support flaw delays rocket launch

    Ground support flaw delays rocket launch

    Ground support for an upcoming United Launch Alliance launch has delayed an upcoming flight a few days. ULA officials announced late Monday saying that the cargo mission to the International Space Station has been scheduled for “no earlier than Monday, March 27.” “The additional time allows the...

  • NASA study: Cuts should be made, including Kennedy research program

    NASA study: Cuts should be made, including Kennedy research program

    A new study on NASA recommends the agency proceed with cuts it has already mapped out, including a research program for space rocks, space dust and other material recovered from space at Kennedy Space It also recommends continued investment in other areas, including Kennedy's Space Life Sciences...

  • ULA successfully launches Delta IV rocket with communications satellite

    ULA successfully launches Delta IV rocket with communications satellite

    United Launch Alliance successfully launched one of its Delta IV rockets into space at 8:18 p.m. Saturday from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station after a brief delay attributed to an alarm on the swing arm. It was the second launch from the Space Coast this week; SpaceX sent...

  • ULA set for 2nd Space Coast launch this week

    ULA set for 2nd Space Coast launch this week

    For the second time this week, a rocket is scheduled to take off from the Space Coast. United Launch Alliance plans to send one of its Delta IV rockets into space Saturday. If successful, it would be the second of the week after SpaceX launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets into space early Thursday...

Space multimedia

  • Photos: Supermoon around the world

    Pictures: Supermoon around the world

    The supermoon that peaked before dawn Nov. 14, 2016, was the closest such moon to Earth since January 1948. We won't see the full moon this close again until Nov. 25, 2034, according to NASA.

  • Cassini captures four days on Saturn

    Cassini captures four days on Saturn

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared at Saturn for nearly 44 hours on April 25­ to 27, 2016, to obtain this video showing just over four Saturn days. Starting in November Cassini will begin its final act studying Saturn's rings.

  • Pictures: OSIRIS-REx launch from Cape Canaveral

    Pictures: OSIRIS-REx launch from Cape Canaveral

    The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off Thursday, September 8, 2016 carrying the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex-41. The spacecraft will travel to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu to survey the surface, then retrieve at least 60 grams...

46°