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Orion Space Mission

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  • New view of Horsehead Nebula: Ethereal wisps of gas and space dust

    New view of Horsehead Nebula: Ethereal wisps of gas and space dust
    Giant wispy clouds of gas and space dust rise to heights of 5-light years "tall" in this new image of the Horsehead Nebula that comes to us courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. The Horsehead Nebula is 1,300 light years away from Earth in the...
  • New NASA rocket faces delays

    WASHINGTON — The debut launch of NASA's next big rocket — now slated for 2017 — likely will be delayed a year or two because the agency simply does not have the money to finish the rocket and its accompanying crew capsule on time, a...
  • Look to the stars at area planetariums

     
    There’s a lot to see in the sky — Jupiter and its moons, a comet that has just appeared above the horizon and the hazy spiral of the Andromeda galaxy. And two area planetariums are offering a great deal: public shows to encourage people to...
  • Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

     
    Friday'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...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The 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....
  • Orionid meteor shower: Best times to watch

     
    Alert sky watchers may already be spotting signs that the annual Orionid meteor shower is back, but experts say the best time to see the streaking meteors won't be until this weekend....
  • Orionids meteor shower begins to light up night sky

     
    Star gazers, take note: This Orionid meteor shower is back. The annual show — named because the meteors appear to come from the constellation Orion — occur each October as Earth passes through a trail of dust left by Halley's comet,...
  • NASA's telescopes capture heart of Orion nebula

    NASA's telescopes capture heart of Orion nebula
    NASA telescopes capture vibrant images from deep in the heart of the Orion nebula. The complex interplay of interstellar dust and stars is viewed through an airborne observatory called SOFIA, or the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy,...
  • 10 years after Columbia disaster, reflections on lessons learned, remaining risks

    10 years after Columbia disaster, reflections on lessons learned, remaining risks
    WASHINGTON — Space shuttle landings were supposed to be routine. And until Feb. 1, 2003, they were — at least to most Americans. Much like the 1986 Challenger disaster, that expectation of normalcy was a big reason why Columbia's...
  • 'Cosmic Wonder': New Adler show goes deep into universe

    'Cosmic Wonder': New Adler show goes deep into universe
    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...
  • NASA considers orbital outpost near moon as next big project

    NASA considers orbital outpost near moon as next big project
    Top NASA officials have picked a leading candidate for the agency's next major mission: construction of an outpost that would send astronauts farther from Earth than they've ever been. Called the gateway spacecraft, it would hover in orbit on the far...