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NFL Game Streaming Rights Spark Bidding War
Which technology company will purchase the rights to stream football games online?
NASA Prepares Orion Spacecraft for Its First Big Mission
The Orion space capsule is expected one day to carry astronauts to Mars , but for now, NASA is busy getting the vessel ready for its first big exploration mission to the moon. The conical-shaped Orion crew module pressure vessel arrived at Florida's Kennedy Space Center this month from NASA's
NASA Holds 'Day of Remembrance' on 30th Anniversary of Challenger Explosion
Thirty years ago today, the nation watched on live television as the Challenger shuttle carrying seven people, including a high school teacher, exploded into a fireball 73 seconds after liftoff. On an unusually cold January morning, the astronauts' families and other onlookers watched as the
SpaceX Aims for Key Test of Most Powerful Rocket Yet
SpaceX is set to perform a key static fire test on its Falcon 9 rocket engines today -- and if all goes according to plan -- could launch the latest version of the rocket in a few days, the company said today. Elon Musk 's private space company will conduct the key test before launching 11
Apollo 16 Booster Crash Site Reportedly Located on Moon
An out-of-this-world mystery has apparently been solved 43 years after the Apollo 16 mission to the moon. Using high-resolution images from NASA 's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter , Jeff Plescia, a planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, was able to locate the
Lettuce Feast: Astronauts Get First Taste of Veggies Harvested in Space
Lettuce feast! For the first time ever, NASA astronauts are set to dine today on "Outredgeous" red romaine lettuce grown in the micro gravity environment at the International Space Station . The harvest comes from NASA's Veg-01 experiment, which is studying how plants grow in orbit -- potentially
Florida Neighbors Taunt Each Other in Nasty Dispute
Part 1: An incident with a gift led to a feud involving the Woodwards, Gary Hembree, Roger Picior and the Blakes.
Hubble Telescope Still Going Above and Beyond
The Hubble space telescope after all these years still going where no man has gone before. Opening up the universe letting mankind peer into the unknown galaxies bringing back spectacular images like. This cluster thousands of stars the deepest images of space. He 21. And liftoff. They help the
Orion Returns From Road Trip: What's Next for 'America's Spacecraft'
After a trip to space, a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean and a cross-country road trip, the Orion spacecraft is finally back home in Florida. Nicknamed "America's spacecraft," Orion completed the final installment of its epic maiden voyage when it arrived at NASA 's Kennedy Space Center on