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NASA lost video of moon landing

WASHINGTON – NASA could put a man on the moon, but it didn’t have the sense to keep the original video of the live TV transmission. In an embarrassing acknowledgment, …


In brief: Report says Iran hangs rebels

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s state radio said authorities have hanged in public 14 members of a Sunni Muslim rebel group blamed for bombings and killings in southeastern Iran. The report …


Astronauts toast NASA ingenuity, sip recycled urine

HOUSTON – At the international space station, it was one small sip for man and a giant gulp of recycled urine for mankind. Astronauts aboard the space station celebrated a …


Astronauts wrap up Hubble renovation

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Spacewalking astronauts completed repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope on Monday, leaving it more powerful than ever and able to peer even deeper into the cosmos …


Our View: Leaderless NASA’s future is uncertain

Orlando Sentinel, April 8: There are a lot of questions swirling around NASA lately: When will it ground the space shuttle for good? When will it launch Constellation, the next …


WSU professor mourns failed satellite

What should have been among the most satisfying moments of George Mount’s career became one of the most disappointing as the project he and other climate researchers had worked on …


Solar wings in place, shuttle heads home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – After eight days together, space shuttle Discovery pulled away from the International Space Station on Wednesday, beaming down stunning photos of the orbiting outpost, finally balanced …


Shuttle dodges space junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Confronted with orbiting junk again, NASA ordered the astronauts aboard the linked space station and shuttle Discovery to move out of the way of a piece …


Discovery lifts off, finally

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven rocketed into orbit Sunday evening, setting off on a space station construction mission cut short by launch delays …


Discovery launch planned for today

NASA is unsure what caused the hydrogen gas leak that prevented space shuttle Discovery from flying, but nonetheless will attempt another launch today. Shuttle managers are hopeful that repairs at …


Educators reach for the stars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Two science teachers who have spent the past five years under NASA’s tutelage are about to graduate with high-flying honors. The space shuttle flight Wednesday night …


WSU professor in ‘shock’ after satellite crash

What should have been among the most satisfying moments of George Mount’s career became one of the most disappointing as the project he and other climate researchers had worked on …


Satellite crashes after launch

A NASA satellite designed to measure greenhouse gas emissions and pinpoint global warming dangers crashed Tuesday after a protective covering failed to separate from the craft shortly after launch at …


NASA announces Europa project

NASA announced plans Wednesday to embark on a 20-year project to send a spacecraft to Jupiter’s ice-covered moon Europa as its next “flagship” mission to search for life elsewhere in …


2008 joins warmest years on record, NASA reports

WASHINGTON – The year 2008 was the ninth-warmest year since instrumental temperature measurements began in 1880, and all of the nine warmest years have occurred in the past 11 years, …


Mission: Space Frontiers

Don’t call Joe Bruce spacey. Call him Space Guy. OK, he gets a little dreamy when talking about landing a man on Mars or traveling outside the solar system.