COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – A staffer who resigned from NASA after he was accused of restricting access to a noted climate scientist said Thursday he was targeted because of his political ties.
Astronomers looking at the spectacular supersonic plumes of gas and dust shooting off one of Saturn's moons say there are strong hints of liquid water, a key building block of life.
The mother of a NASA astronaut aboard the international space station died Wednesday when a train struck her vehicle.
A judge presiding over the trial of fired astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak reversed his own ruling to seal some court documents, making possible the release of further papers as early as next week.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) – Sweden on Thursday gave a hero's welcome to its first astronaut, Christer Fuglesang, as he arrived home following a 13-day NASA mission to the International Space Station.
NEW DELHI (AP) – An Indian space capsule splashed down in the Bay of Bengal on Monday, giving engineers a chance to test technology needed to return astronauts to Earth, an official said.
Pluto is finally getting some respect – from wordsmiths - after "Plutoed" was chosen 2006 Word of the Year by the American Dialect Society at its annual meeting on Friday.
HONOLULU (AP) – Scientists studying the atmosphere of Saturn's moon, Titan, hope their research will reveal clues about the nature of Earth's atmosphere billions of years ago.