"150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth next week - on incredibly close approach - but no need to duck.” - AP
Astronauts shoot video of Hurricane Irene from space, call it ‘big, scary storm’
On board the International Space Station, astronauts observed the structure of the massive hurricane becoming increasingly uniform and stronger.
Familiar sights from alien heights
A nearly new moon takes on an otherworldly glow in a picture taken from the International Space Station. “This is what the moon looked like 16 times today,” astronaut Ron Garan writes.
Now that the shuttle has been retired, the hunt is on for revolutionary technologies to economically lift cargo and humans into space. And a space elevator just may be the answer. Renowned physicist Michio Kaku says recent developments in nanotechnology may make this technological marvel a reality by the end of this century.
The front page of a Monday, July 21, 1969 edition of The Reporter Dispatch,
a forerunner of The Journal News, depicts Apollo 11’s landing on the moon on
Sunday, July 20, 1969.
The Saturnian moon Titan looms large in this photo from the Cassini orbiter, but Enceladus is harder to spot on the right and tiny Pandora is virtually invisible on the left.
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