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  • Fab new photos of the ISS and Endeavour

     
    NASA recently went out of its way to nab some rare, high-quality photos of the International Space Station and with a docked space shuttle - Endeavour (top center). They were snapped from a Russian Soyuz ship as it pulled away en route......
  • Sun sets on 31-year Sun career

     
    This past August I marked 40 years in the newspaper business, including more than 31 years in Baltimore, first at The Evening Sun and, after 1993, at The Sun. This week will be my last. I am taking a buyout, extended by the......
  • Int'l Space Station and Endeavour on rare video

     
    Here's the video version of the still images shot of Endeavour recently when it was docked to the International Space Station. The pictures were taken from a departing Russian Soyuz craft. So very cool. ......
  • View of October snowstorm from space

     
    NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the rare October snowstorm at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, showing snow cover from West Virginia to Maine. The storm claimed 12 lives, and 2.2 million homes remained without power as of Monday, Reuters reported. What's.....
  • Satellite cameras capture spectacular solar flare

     
    NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and other solar observatories have captured video of a spectacular solar flare that erupted from the sun's surface on Tuesday. The blast was rated a (moderate) M-2 flare, but only a (minor) S-1 class radiation storm. The....
  • Webb telescope a marvel, if it's launched

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Spent time this week at the Maryland Science Center and learned a lot about the James Webb Space Telescope, which if completed will succeed the Hubble Telescope as the world’s leading observatory. Shade from a five-...
  • Two chances to see Int'l Space Station ... maybe

     
    Marylanders headed for tonight's Flag Day celebrations at Fort McHenry (and anyone else who happens to be outdoors this evening) may get a glimpse of the International Space Station as it soars up the Eastern Seaboard. The flyover could come......
  • NASA overflights postponed

     
    NASA's plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels have been postponed to allow more time to increase public awareness of the flights.The first test flights of the Discover-AQ campaign were to...
  • Weather problematic for Tuesday launch at Wallops

     
    Preparations continue for Tuesday night's planned launch of a four-stage Minotaur 1 rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. But the forecast carries a 60 percent risk of showers and thunderstorms during the evening launch window.If weather or...
  • Int'l Space Station over Baltimore tonight

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! Wednesday night should be mostly clear, a good opportunity to see the International Space Station fly almost directly over Baltimore. The ISS will be very bright, rising above the northwest horizon at 10:11 p.m....
  • A look at NASA's Orion P3 airplane

     
    We told you yesterday that NASA postponed their plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels so they can raise more awareness of the project. They held a media day today, and videographer Leann......
  • Wallops Minotaur launch seen from Hampden

     
    Just back from vacation and found this photo in my inbox. William "Bear" Stifler, who has captured lots of striking weather images from his place in Hampden, went out last Wednesday to try to capture the Minotaur launch.It worked. From......