| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Getting a dual American premiere Saturday, via Discovery and Science Channel, "The Challenger Disaster" is a BBC-made TV movie about physicist Richard Feynman (William Hurt) and the investigation into the causes of the 1986 space shuttle explosion.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Challenger Disaster movie on Science Channel: Science Channel’s first dramatic feature dramatizes the inquiry into the cause of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion through the eyes of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Special access and great attention to detail has created a captivating time-lapse of space shuttle Endeavour’s last trip from the Kennedy Space Center to its final stop in California.
Photographer Scott Andrews has been photographing the space...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Tens of thousands of spectators crowded sidewalks and rooftops last October as the space shuttle Endeavour crawled across the streets of Los Angeles and Inglewood, an overwhelming welcome home for the retired spacecraft.
Two weeks later, when the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:10 AM
"Gravity" took flight at light speed this weekend, soaring past industry expectations as it rocketed to No. 1 at the box office.
Alfonso Cuarón's 3-D space drama launched with a robust $55.6 million, according to an estimate from distributor Warner...
| Oct 6, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — I was inept at moonwalking. My rocket was a dud. And I crashed the space shuttle.
Fortunately, I was just an astronaut wannabe and not the real deal. But it's as close as this middle-aged space geek is going to get. That...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The gig: Richard Plump is chief executive of Plump Engineering Inc., an Anaheim architectural engineering firm with 38 employees. Plump helped oversee the transportation of the space shuttle Endeavour from Los Angeles International Airport to the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton, a NASA veteran of nearly 40 years, died Wednesday. He was 76.
Fullerton, who lived in a care facility in Lancaster, Calif., had been in declining health since suffering a stroke in 2009.
The former Air Force...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:55 PM
C. Gordon Fullerton waited years for his chance to go into space but less than six minutes after the space shuttle Challenger took off in 1985, he was starting to rethink it.
One of the Challenger's three main engines suddenly shut down and Fullerton,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Travelers who go to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida next week will have an opportunity to watch a night launch of a Delta 4 rocket near the Cape Canaveral site.
Those who buy tickets to visit the center Aug. 7 can stick around for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At a hearing of the presidential commission investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman conducted an experiment of sorts in the media-packed room. The Caltech physicist and Nobel laureate clamped material from a shuttle O-...