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Sally Ride had the coolest name. Perfect for the first American woman in space. On that day in 1983 when she shattered the ultimate glass ceiling aboard the shuttle Challenger, many in the crowd of a quarter-million people watching the launch — a...
Opportunities to watch the International Space Station fly over Maryland arise in the coming days. Viewing opportunities only occur sporadically, based on the spacecraft’s orbit route and its position relative to the sun and Earth. They often occur...
Tags: United States Naval Academy, Science, NASA
Visitors to the Maryland Science Center's "SpaceLink" exhibit had an extra source to answer questions about Mars rover Curiosity on Monday -- a scientist who helped develop one of its instruments. Jennifer Stern, a space research scientist at the NASA...
Johns Hopkins University professor Charles L. Bennett has won many awards for research he led or contributed to investigating the creation and expansion of the universe. But one he earned recently stands above the rest. Last month, Bennett and the team...
When Venus passed between Earth and the sun 251 years ago Tuesday, scientists scribbled down observations that helped calculate a rough estimate of the size of our solar system. Using crude telescopes, they watched the yellow planet move across the sun'...
Whatever goes up must come down — just not always in the condition one hoped. That's the lesson Paul Warren, the 16-year-old from Maryland whose science experiment was launched into space in May, learned Friday when the materials of his project ...
Tags: SpaceX, Nottingham, Science, Physiology, NASA
Pluto may not be a full-fledged planet, but it has five moons, astronomers have discovered. The fifth one is 6 to 15 miles wide and circles the dwarf planet in a 58,000-mile orbit, according to a research team that includes one scientist at the Johns...
GPS technology is integrated into the operation of nearly every piece of farming equipment Finch Services Inc. sells in Maryland and Pennsylvania, helping farmers ensure they don't cover the same ground twice when scattering seeds or spraying fields....
Tropical Storm Debby could be off the coast of North Carolina by Sunday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest forecasts. The center's five-day outlook places the storm about halfway between the Outer Banks and Bermuda by 8 a.m....
Space Exploration Technologies is vying to be the first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station, and its mission got off to a successful start with a launch this morning. A Dragon spacecraft launched from the company's...
As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
Some of the world's greatest innovations were conceived in the humblest of places, and that was certainly true of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. When it opened its doors in 1942, in a former used-car dealership in Silver Spring,...
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