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  • NASA Langley's most powerful couple spent years working on the space shuttle

    NASA Langley's most powerful couple spent years working on the space shuttle
    It’s hard to beat Ralph Roe in experience in NASA’s space shuttle program. Every step of his 28-year career has involved the iconic spaceship, including a stint as launch director, the person who decides if conditions are right for shuttle to...
  • People Pack Lancaster Museum To Watch Shuttle Launch

    People Pack Lancaster Museum To Watch Shuttle Launch
    Dozens of people took in the historic space shuttle launch at the North Museum of Natural History & Science in Lancaster. People of all ages packed into the planetarium at the museum to witness Atlantis lift off. "It is just a monumental occasion, it is...
  • Shuttle blasts off while NASA Langley watches

    Shuttle blasts off while NASA Langley watches
    George Ware’s cigar stayed in its wrapper — just as it did more than 30 years ago when the space shuttle program took flight. A retired aerospace engineer, Ware wasn’t ready to celebrate Friday as Atlantis rocketed away from Earth on...
  • NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle

    NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle
    After a short delay thanks to the Florida weather NASA's final shuttle launched marking the end of an era. The shuttle Atlantis is carrying the 4-person crew to the International Space Station though it's a bit un-nerving to think the success of the...
  • Astronautas empacan para el último regreso del Atlantis

    Los astronautas del último viaje de un transbordador espacial de la NASA pasaron el domingo empacando su gigantesca maleta para el regreso a la Tierra. Los 10 viajeros colocaron las últimas cosas dentro de Raffaello, el depósito de carga de fabricación...
  • Sprint launches 4G service in South Florida

    Sprint announces that 4G wireless service is officially available in South Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach. Sprint 4G enables mobile downloads, video chat capabilities and turbo-charged Web browsing up to 10 times faster than 3G...
  • Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Flight Across NYC Skyline

    Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Flight Across NYC Skyline
    New York -- The space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 jumbo jet, swooped across the New York City skyline on Friday before touching down at the city's John F. Kennedy International Airport, bringing an end to its final flight. It took off from...
  • Tornado warning for Palm Beach County canceled

    Tornado warning for Palm Beach County canceled
    A tornado warning that was issued for the east-central portion of Palm Beach County Tuesday morning has been canceled, according to the National Weather Service. The warning issued shortly after 8:30 a.m. was supposed to be in effect until 9 a.m. but was...
  • One year later, memories of the last launch

    One year later, memories of the last launch
    It’s been almost a year since NASA launched Atlantis on STS-135, the final mission of the 30-year space shuttle program. I was there on July 8, 2011 to photograph the launch and I wanted to share an image that has special meaning to me. This is...
  • 360-degrees inside a space shuttle flight deck

    360-degrees inside a space shuttle flight deck
    Christmas came a week early for me this year. I was invited by NASA along with a few other photographers to climb aboard shuttle Atlantis to photograph the flight deck. I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to make a 360-degree, interactive...
  • 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...
  • As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history

    As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history
    It started with Buck Rogers. The mid-20th Century comic book hero — forever rocketing through space, ray gun in hand — sparked Glendale resident Robert Costa’s life-long infatuation with space exploration. So when Costa, then in the...