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  • Taken For Granted: One man's space junk is another's history

    Lift off. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and I were pulling G’s and climbing toward the stars. And that’s the closest I ever got to space travel — sharing an elevator ride with this famous voyager to the moon. I was 15 when the Russians launched...
  • 10 things you might now know about space

    10 things you might now know about space
    Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: Shuttle Farewell, Killer Heatwave, Lion Roars...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: Shuttle Farewell, Killer Heatwave, Lion Roars...
    Apple Launches Lion, And It Roars Today, Apple hopes to continue that roaring pace by trotting out OS X Lion, the eighth major release (in 10 years) of the Mac's OS X operating system. Lion is the successor to Snow Leopard and before that, Leopard. Apple...
  • Brian H. Mason dies at 92; scientist known for study of meteorites, moon rocks

    Brian H. Mason, a Smithsonian scientist internationally known for his study of meteorites and moon rocks and who was the first to discover that a rock found in Antarctica came from the moon, has died. He was 92. Mason died of renal failure Dec. 3 at...
  • The sudden descent of a shuttle astronaut

    After 19 years of marriage, three children and one magnificent shuttle flight into space, NASA astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak's life was beginning to unravel. The Navy captain had separated from her husband a few weeks ago and, according to papers filed in...
  • Arthur C. Clarke, 90; scientific visionary, acclaimed writer of '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Arthur C. Clarke, 90; scientific visionary, acclaimed writer of '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    Arthur C. Clarke, who peered into the heavens with a homemade telescope as a boy and grew up to become a visionary titan of science-fiction writing and collaborated with director Stanley Kubrick on the landmark film "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died. He...
  • 50 years from now, will NASA still inspire?

    50 years from now, will NASA still inspire?
    The front hall of the National Air and Space Museum is a temple to man-made wonders. Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St.. Louis is here, suspended in mock flight near the Bell. X-1 that Chuck Yeager flew to break the sound barrier. But it's what sits...
  • Timeline: The History of NASA

    In the beginning, there were heroes. John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom and others embraced a clear and perilous mission: to land a man on the moon within a decade. The president challenged them. The country cheered them. And the world rejoiced that...
  • Go Along For The Ride! Apollo 11 Mission Unfolding Live On The Web

    Go Along For The Ride!  Apollo 11 Mission Unfolding Live On The Web
    It's been 40 years since the Apollo 11 blasted-off on its historic mission, and now you can go along for the ride. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston has set up a website called "We Choose The Moon" that allows you to track the...
  • Spacewalk Marks 40th Anniversary of Moon Landing

    Spacewalk Marks 40th Anniversary of Moon Landing
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex celebrated the 40th anniversary of man's first moon landing with their own spacewalk Monday, heading outside to stockpile some big spare parts. In the second outing of their...
  • Remembering a legend: Walter Cronkite 1916-2009

    Remembering a legend: Walter Cronkite 1916-2009
    CBS executive says retired CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America," has died at his home in New York. He was 92. CBS vice president Linda Mason says Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. after a long illness with his family by his side....
  • A 2-hour, 14-minute walk into history

    The Eagle landed in the Sea of Tranquility at 4:17 p.m. EDT with 20 seconds of descent fuel remaining for the landing, about 4 miles from the original target. The plan called for astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to get some rest before exploring...