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  • International Space Station to fly over Baltimore this week

    International Space Station to fly over Baltimore this week
    Spot the International Space Station moving across the night sky this week. Chances arise the next three nights, but the best viewing opportunity Wednesday is possible to coincide with rain and thunderstorms. Look tonight at 8:59 p.m., Tuesday at 9:45...
  • State agency move hits Crownsville businesses

    State agency move hits Crownsville businesses
    When the state Department of Housing and Community Development's 380 employees pack up and move from Crownsville to New Carrollton in 2015, fewer women will work out on their lunch break at Curves. It also may mean fewer people getting their cars...
  • Hubble captures Comet ISON, headed to pass Earth this fall

    Hubble captures Comet ISON, headed to pass Earth this fall
    The Hubble Space Telescope has captured what space scientists called potentially the "comet of the century", Comet ISON, as it speeds toward Earth at 47,000 mph. The comet, technically known as C/2012 S1, will pass within 1.1 million miles of Earth...
  • Filmmaker behind Hubble Space Telescope documentary to speak in Baltimore

    Filmmaker behind Hubble Space Telescope documentary to speak in Baltimore
    The Hubble Space Telescope has captured distant reaches of the universe over the past 22 years, but with the end of the space shuttle program, has not been repaired since 2009. A filmmaker is challenging that decision with the documentary "Saving Hubble"...
  • Research buzz: Unmanned aircraft venture into hurricanes

    Description: NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel Mission, also known as HS3, is exploring the massive tropical systems from high altitudes via two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft. Instruments on board the planes will collect data researchers and...
  • Naval Academy astronauts return to inspire next generation

    Naval Academy astronauts return to inspire next generation
    The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship. Naval Academy professor Ken Reightler leads the...
  • Watch International Space Station fly over Maryland on Thursday

    Watch International Space Station fly over Maryland on Thursday
    Another good opportunity to watch the International Space Station fly over Maryland occurs Thursday. With clear skies in the forecast and the spacecraft expected to be particularly bright, it could be a very good show. Look for the spacecraft to appear...
  • Girls take wing at annual flying festival in Frederick

    Girls take wing at annual flying festival in Frederick
    "I flew a mother and two young daughters, probably 4 and 7 years old, and as we took off I heard this shrieking from the back of the plane," said Lin Caywood, a 12-year pilot. A mother and recent grandmother herself, Caywood thought the kids were upset...
  • Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week

    Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week
    The moon reaches its “fullest” phase at 3:26 p.m. today, so when it rises at about 6:05 p.m., it will be shining brightly, with clear skies expected. The International Space Station will meanwhile make a few passes over Maryland this week, but...
  • Harford Public Library receives book donation in honor of Black History Month

    The Iota Nu Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's sixth annual Harford County Public Library book dedication ceremony was held at the Abingdon Library on Feb. 2. The book donation and dedication was in honor of Black History Month. Joining members...
  • William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member

    William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member
    William Charles Brubaker, a retired aeronautical engineer who was a founding trombone player in the Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital of complications from injuries he suffered near his Lutherville home. Family members said...
  • Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings

    Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings
    Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small-business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October. But he acknowledged that achieving a...