Stories tagged: nasa
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century. That changes Friday with spacewalk No. 421.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of our newest interstellar visitor.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
NASA is moving up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
Astronaut Anne McClain shares space stories, urges students to rise above challenges in Gonzaga Prep speech
The Army lieutenant colonel, a G Prep alumnus from the class of 1997, steered clear of the controversy surrounding her talk, instead taking students on a visual journey following her …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 6:38 p.m.
The first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation.
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
The 5G Open Innovation Lab, in partnership with Bellevue-based T-Mobile, the University of Washington and the city of Bellevue, will connect 5G startups with investors and technology labs to test …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 12:32 p.m.
NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has captured the low rumble of marsquakes and a symphony of other otherworldly sounds.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
A top NASA manager is casting doubt on the space agency’s ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024.
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
The solar system may have another foreign guest. NASA and the European Space Agency say a newly discovered comet zooming toward the sun is likely from another star.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:34 p.m.
New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
Anne McClain responds on Twitter to scrutiny of her access to estranged wife’s bank account from space
A Spokane native and decorated NASA astronaut on Saturday denied allegations she committed identity theft by accessing her estranged wife’s bank account while aboard the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach – not to mention the forests, plants and animals.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Alan Duffy was confused. On Thursday, the astronomer’s phone was suddenly flooded with calls from reporters wanting to know about a large asteroid that had just whizzed past Earth, and …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Chris Kraft, who created NASA’s Mission Control and made split-second white-knuckle decisions from the first daring Mercury mission to the triumphant moon landings, has died. He was 95.
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
‘We were part of that’: WSU research team made largely forgotten contribution to man’s first moon visit
A team of researchers on the Palouse pitched in directly to the $24 billion effort that sent man to the moon’s surface 50 years ago today, but their contribution to …
Fri., July 12, 2019, noon
The space race was always going to be won by filmmakers and science-fiction writers. Jules Verne penned “From the Earth to the Moon” in 1865, prophesying three U.S. astronauts rocketing …
Thu., July 11, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby …
Sun., July 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The customer call that came one day last December was different than any other. A longtime resident wanted daily delivery of The Spokesman-Review. At the International Space Station.
Sun., July 7, 2019, 4 a.m.
After 204 days in space, Spokane native Anne McClain returned to Earth on June 24, and she said the experience of actually living in space made her want to go …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
NASA conducted a full-stress launch abort test Tuesday for the Orion capsules designed to carry astronauts to the moon.
Mon., July 1, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
NASA prepping to open moon rock samples sealed since the Apollo missions
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
After 204 days in space, Spokane astronaut Anne McClain returned to Earth.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
NASA opening International Space Station to private visitors, starting as early as next year.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
Live from the International Space Station: Astronaut Anne McClain speaks to Spokane students at Gonzaga Prep
Nearing the end of her six-month mission on the International Space Station, the Spokane native urged students to stay focused on their dreams and provided a personal narrative of the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
NASA’s chief says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for putting astronauts back on the moon.
Sat., May 4, 2019, 10:50 a.m.
SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of unusual power delays.