Ray Dunaway: Director of NASA's HUNCH Program Visits Platt Technical High SchoolDavid Tuttle, Precision Machining Department Head at Platt Technical High School, talks the school visit from Stacy Hale. Director of NASA's nationwide HUNCH program (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware), Hale will visit Platt Technical High School on February 2nd at 10:00 am. Platt Tech students, who have been working with NASA to build and inspect space station parts, will have the opportunity to sign their names on a locker that will eventually end up in the space station.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
The People Who Took Us To The MoonThis year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy's dream.
NASA: Humans Will Prove 'We Are Not Alone In The Universe' Within 20 YearsNASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.
Scientists Discover 'Godzilla Of Earths'Massive planet could host a heavy atmosphere and possibly even life.
Space Group: Fire Missiles At Mars In Search For Life Below Planet's SurfaceA New England-based non-profit organization announced that it wants to fire missiles at the surface of Mars to get a better idea of life below planet's surface.
Astronaut to Deliver UConn Commencement from SpaceUniversity of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to the university's school of engineering in person.
Study: Profitable Asteroid Mining Likely More Difficult Than EstimatesThe 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.
Waterbury Native Succeeds In First Space Station RepairsTwo 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.
Scientist: Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels Could Cause More Sandy-Level FloodingAn 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.