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  • Astronaut TJ Creamer to speak at Loyola Univ.

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Can you imagine living for six months aboard the International Space Station? Find out what it’s like from Col. Timothy “TJ” Creamer, who will speak at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Loyola University’s McGuire...
  • First image from Mercury orbiter: looks like the moon

     
    The first picture taken from a spacecraft in orbit around Mercury has arrived on Earth. And to no one's surprise (it's been photographed from close-up during three previous flybys), the planet looks like the moon. (Click on photo to enlarge.)The......
  • Int'l Space Station crosses B'more skies tonight

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! The forecast looks promising tonight for a good view of the International Space Station as it flies from high over the Great Lakes, across the Jersey Shore and out to sea. Look for a bright,......
  • Big spring storm raging, but it's far away

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Sick of all the showers and thunderstorms yet? Well, imagine a “springtime” thunderstorm that begins in December and is still raging in May. This one, fortunately, is on Saturn. It boiled out of the depths of the......
  • Fireball comet strikes Earth

     
    A NASA fireball camera in Georgia has captured a fragment of a comet as it entered Earth's atmosphere last Friday at 10:47 p.m. It has been identified as a member of the Halley's Comet family of objects. It was about......
  • Int'l Space Station over Baltimore early Sunday

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! I know you’re just dying to pop out of bed at 4 on a Sunday morning to see the International Space Station. So do it tomorrow, when the ISS will fly almost directly over Baltimore.......
  • Catch ISS and Endeavour in Baltimore pass

     
    If skies are clear overnight, Marylanders may be able to catch the International Space Station and the shuttle Endeavour as they fly almost directly over Baltimore. It may be the last chance any of us ever gets to see a......
  • 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......
  • 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. ......
  • 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....
  • 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...