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If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday. NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
Maryland WeatherWe told you yesterday that NASA postponed their plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels so they can raise more awareness of the project. They held a media day today, and videographer Leann......
Tags: NASA, Space Programs
Maryland WeatherNASA officials say they expect to be flying their P-3B Orion over Central Maryland today (Tuesday), part of their July air-pollution sampling campaign. The notice says the four-engine turbo-prop will be in the skies over the Baltimore-Washington region...
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! The International Space Station is back in our evening skies, with several viewing opportunities, weather permitting. The first is Sunday evening. Look to the south southwest at 6:42 p.m. as the ISS passes over...
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Maryland WeatherSky Watchers! (A reader told me she thought "Space Cadets!" was derogatory. What do you think?) The International Space Station will fly up the East Coast this evening under cold, but otherwise ideal conditions for viewing.On this pass the ISS will......
Tags: NASA, Rentals, Outer Banks, Space Programs
Sun reporterMarylanders will have plenty of reasons to step outdoors during 2008 and find a dark spot where they can gaze into the night sky. The new year brings the first total eclipse of the moon, visible here from start to finish during evening hours, since...
Tags: NASA, Astronomy, Altair Corporation, China, Halloween
Sun StaffFor decades Americans have flocked to the cities and beaches of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, setting up homes, resorts and businesses like pins in a bowling alley. Hurricanes such as Isabel are the bowling balls, and scientists such as Jeffrey B....
WASHINGTON -- An old space shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center soon could be home to commercial rockets under a plan announced Friday by NASA. The agency plans to lease what's known as Pad 39A to prospective tenants. Possible candidates include...
Tags: NASA, Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX
I've seen three shows now in Adler Planetarium's still new, still state-of-the-art central domed theater, and I remain amazed at the quality of the celestial imagery and at the precision with which it is projected up on the dome. Journeys into distant...
FrameworkThe eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
FrameworkFriday's Pictures in the News begins in Boston, where an extensive manhunt for a suspect linked to the Boston Marathon bombings was underway this morning after a night of terror and violence left another suspect dead, one police officer killed and one...
WASHINGTON — A NASA plan to send astronauts to an asteroid was met with skepticism Wednesday when NASA Chief Charlie Bolden presented the idea to top space officials in Congress — though their doubts may not be enough to sink the program. The...
Tags: Barack Obama, Mo Brooks, U.S. Congress, NASA, Ted Cruz
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