The Space Place
Twenty students from Charles County Public Schools got the chance Tuesday to talk one-on-one with American astronauts stationed aboard the International Space Station.
Comet ISON is headed for a close encounter with the Sun on Thanksgiving Day at 2 p.m. EST.
Dark, dangerous pathways could become a thing of the past, thanks to some new technology.
One week ago, astronomers Gennady Borisov and Timur Kryachko discovered an asteroid (a space rock) using an 8-inch astrograph (a sophisticated telescope camera) at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Friday night will see the first full moon after the autumnal equinox and by happy coincidence a lunar eclipse will accompany it.
Marine science teacher finds carcass of 18-foot-long sea creature off California coast
Did you see a flash in the sky Monday night?
The American Cancer Society is embarking on long-term study in a ground-breaking field -- and if you have a few free minutes, you can help save a life.
Space Place writer Greg Redfern explores the future for Voyager 1.
NASA launches robotic explorer to moon from Va.; trouble develops early in much-viewed flight
NASA's next mission to the moon might solve a puzzle from the Apollo flights of the 1960s and 1970s -- if all goes well.
A green light in the sky Wednesday night left many in the D.C. region saying, "did you see that?"
A former NASA engineer who pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy in a copyright infringement scheme led by two Chinese nationals has been sentenced to probation.
Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.
It's the time of summer when the sky provides a celestial shower to delight campers and city-dwellers alike.
Following several postponements, NASA has launched two suborbital rockets from the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Md. man sentenced for stealing from Goddard Space Flight Center, selling tools to pawn shops
Thirty years ago, Sally Ride shattered a glass ceiling high above the Earth as she became the first American woman to fly into space.
NASA is hosting a live forum Tuesday morning to share their plans to capture an asteroid, in addition to other asteroid-related topics.
On Friday, the 1.7-mile-wide space rock 1998 QE2 will harmlessly fly by Earth at a distance of 3.6 million miles at 4:59 p.m. EDT.
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