- Church in Alabama's rocket city replacing "Cosmic Christ" Updated: May-25-16 9:41 am
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Mention "Eggbeater Jesus" and most any Huntsville resident will know what you're talking about. The glass-tile mosaic that graces the front of First Baptist Church - officially, its name is "Cosmic Christ" - has been a local landmark for more than 40 years.
- Arizona researcher asks for help finding meteor in Maine Updated: May-25-16 1:01 am
RANGELY, Maine - A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine.
- Mars is within reach, says German tapped for space command Updated: May-18-16 11:41 am
COLOGNE, Germany - Humans could set foot on Mars within decades if they wanted to, according to the German astronaut who has been tapped to become his country's first commander of the International Space Station.
- International Space Station makes 100,000th orbit of Earth Updated: May-16-16 3:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - It's 100,000 laps around Earth and counting for the International Space Station.
- NASA's official exoplanet count more than doubles Updated: May-10-16 5:34 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The Milky Way just got a lot more crowded - with planets.
- Little Mercury a black dot as it crosses vast face of sun Updated: May-09-16 2:01 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - For the first time in 10 years, Mercury passed directly between the Earth and sun on Monday, resembling a black dot against the vast, glowing face of our star.
- It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you Updated: May-04-16 12:22 pm
It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.
- 3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life Updated: May-02-16 2:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.