The bizarre arrest of NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak Monday cast in sharp relief the guidelines governing civilian and military spaceflyers.
PASADENA -- The Fourth of July began with a bang here early Monday morning as NASA’s Deep Impact mission collided with history.
NASA’s Deep Impact spacecraft has let loose a probe destined to crash into a comet in what researchers hope will be an explosive Fourth of July in space.
"I'm absolutely embarrassed that the average age of those people who have left the atmosphere are as old as I am," Rutan said. "That is totally wrong."