| Aug 18, 2009
| 10:38 AM
During the week of June 22, 33 middle and high school school math and science teachers from the Baltimore area were in Huntsville, Al., participating in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program.
These teachers applied for and were awarded...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Another car is caught in a railroad crossing while traffic engineers continue to "educate" the public or try to change long-existing traffic patterns ("SunRail train runs into SUV — no one injured," June 28). What we are...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Who was Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon?
He had a dry sense of humor, took forever to make a decision, was a stickler for accuracy and considered "The Right Stuff," Tom Wolfe's take on the early space program, to be terrible history....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
FilmNation Entertainment has tapped 'The Help" director Tate Taylor to helm "In the Event of a Moon Disaster."
FilmNation, which is producing and handling international sales, announced that Taylor will also come aboard to produce with his production...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
From being able to touch one of only 34 Mars meteorites in the world to climbing into a sleeping berth in a future Lunar Base Camp, families can immerse themselves in space exploration from the surprisingly insightful speculations of early science fiction...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:35 PM
The black sky enveloped NASA test pilot Bill Dana as his X-15 rocket plane stopped climbing at 306,900 feet and began teetering back toward the small brown stretch of Mojave Desert more than 58 miles below.
"The horizon appeared as a ring of bright blue...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:53 PM
William H. "Bill" Dana, the famed NASA test pilot who helped usher in the space age in the 1960s by routinely flying rocket planes to new supersonic speeds and stratospheric heights, has died. He was 83.
Dana was a square-jawed aviator during an age...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
| May 23, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables:
NASA Langley Research Center
The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
| May 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Every great ad is a story. Ain't that the truth.
SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading if you haven't seen the "Mad Men" season 7-A finale, "Waterloo."
We close this first half of the final season on a surprisingly hopeful note for our heroes. The mood seems to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...