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First video from Curiosity landing released by NASA (VIDEO)

Low-resolution video is now available of the Curiosity rover's landing -- better known to some as the "seven minutes of terror."

Monday - 08/06/2012, 10:28pm EDT

Tags: curiosity,

NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' draws 'Curiosity' of his own

As space lovers everywhere watched the live feed of NASA's Curiosity landing, another star was born -- but this one wasn't in the sky. He was in the NASA control room.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 05:27am EDT

Tags: curiosity, mohawk guy

For Curiosity, it's Mars or bust

The $2.5 billion, one-ton nuclear powered rover has been flying towards Mars since launching from Earth last November. The 154 million mile journey to date has gone very smoothly but the most treacherous and dangerous part of the mission for Curiosity is yet to come in the last 7 minutes before scheduled touchdown.

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 12:20pm EDT

Tags: Curiosity rover, Mars

NASA launches rocket from Wallops Island

A high-speed U.S. Navy Stiletto boat is attempting to retrieve an Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment NASA launched at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 02:21pm EDT

Tags: Wallops Island,

Space Station flies over D.C. skies

Clear skies made it easy to see the International Space Station as it flew over the D.C. area Monday night.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 08:54pm EDT

Tags: international space station

Rocket launch carries 17 educational projects

Those living or working on the Eastern Shore and along the Chesapeake Bay will be able to catch a glimpse of a rocket launch Thursday morning.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Wallops Flight Facility,


NASA research center to erect historical markers

NASA's Langley Research Center will erect a pair of historical highway markers outside the center's front gate.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 10:26am EDT

Tags: Langley Research Center, Chesterville Plantation

Supermoon Saturday brings brightest, biggest moon

With Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby celebrations colliding this weekend, Saturday is gearing up to be a memorable day.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 03:14pm EDT

Tags: supermoon, perigee moon

Orion Spacecraft test visit heads to museum

The Virginia Air & Space Center's newest exhibit is on its way to the Hampton museum.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 09:08am EDT

Tags: Virginia Air & Space Center, hampton, Orion Spacecraft, Langley Research Center

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