The possibility of a trillion-dollar industry in harvesting space rocks from near-Earth asteroids has taken a step back in response to a new study which located only a handful of suitable asteroids.
Two astronauts, one with ties to Waterbury, removed an old space station pump Saturday, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.
An expert told CBS News that environmental shifts caused by climate change could lead to coastal flooding the likes of which was seen during Superstorm Sandy.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Atlantis and four astronauts returned from the International Space Station in triumph Thursday, bringing an end to NASA’s 30-year shuttle journey with one last, rousing touchdown that drew cheers and tears.
Space shuttle Endeavour and its six astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, closing out the next-to-last mission in NASA’s 30-year program with a safe middle-of-the-night landing.