- Toledo astrophysicist publishes book exploring the universe Updated: May-01-16 3:05 am
CENTRALIA, Washington - While Bill Nye the Science Guy is rarely, if ever, seen without a bowtie, Toledo theoretical astrophysicist Ethan Siegel prefers his ensembles to include a kilt.
- Minnesota science museum creating space research kits Updated: Apr-29-16 11:47 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Science Museum of Minnesota has a $14 million contract to help turn NASA's deep wealth of space research into interactive exhibits, activities and other learning experiences.
- Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space Updated: Apr-29-16 12:27 am
TOKYO - Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.
- SpaceX aims to send 'Red Dragon' capsule to Mars in 2018 Updated: Apr-27-16 4:47 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - SpaceX is shooting for Mars.
- NASA astronauts prepare for flight on commercial spacecraft Updated: Apr-27-16 9:10 am
ST. LOUIS - Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for a trip, this time on a private spacecraft.
- US researchers see more signs NKorea is producing plutonium Updated: Apr-15-16 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON - As North Korea intensifies testing of its ballistic missile technology, a U.S. website said Friday it also sees further signs from satellite imagery that North Korea is looking to produce more plutonium for nuclear weapons.
- Stephen Hawking joins futuristic bid to explore outer space Updated: Apr-12-16 5:22 pm
NEW YORK - With famed physicist Stephen Hawking at his side, an Internet investor announced Tuesday that he's spending $100 million on a futuristic plan to explore far outside our solar system.
- NASA's JPL is such a hot ticket that now you need a ticket Updated: Apr-12-16 4:43 pm
PASADENA, California - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is such a hot ticket that that now you'll need a ticket for the event formerly called "Open House."
- NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Spacecraft in emergency mode Updated: Apr-10-16 2:34 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA is trying to resuscitate its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, in a state of emergency nearly 75 million miles away.
- SpaceX delivers world's 1st inflatable room for astronauts Updated: Apr-10-16 11:59 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts.
- Space station getting inflatable room, a cosmic 1st Updated: Apr-07-16 3:30 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Forget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room.
- Officials unveil new drone lab at Reno-Stead Airport Updated: Apr-07-16 12:31 am
RENO, Nevada - Nevada has teamed up with NASA to conduct more research and testing on drones, which will take place at a new laboratory at Reno-Stead Airport.
- Astronaut Musgrave to speak at university commencement Updated: Apr-03-16 1:27 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The University of Michigan-Flint has announced that astronaut Story Musgrave will deliver the keynote address at the school's May 1 commencement.