There’s a new meteor shower in town and it might even turn into a full-fledged storm.
To celebrate “Earth Day,” NASA asked people around the world to share a selfie for a mosaic. More than 36,000 photos were used to create the image. NASA aimed to promote environmental awareness with the […]
Landing on the Moon was an historic moment.
Pittsburghers likely won’t be able to see tonight’s total lunar eclipse.
NASA is looking for a few good volunteers.
An asteroid so big it has its own moon will fly by the earth today, but you likely won’t be able to see it.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Buzz Aldrin about his new book, and why he thinks we need to go to Mars.
Just when you thought cameras had every angle of a football field covered, a project by students at Carnegie Mellon University could have you seeing the game in a whole new perspective.
Rarely is there a story that captivates the world’s attention as this one has. An asteroid, the size of an apartment building, whizzed past earth. Millions monitored the momentous occasion via the Internet on Friday afternoon.
With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupted in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settled safely on the surface of Mars.
Dutifully executing its complex flight control software, the Mars Science Laboratory silently raced toward its target Sunday, picking up speed as it closed in for a 13,200-mph plunge into the Red Planet’s atmosphere and an action-packed seven-minute descent required a rocket-powered “sky crane” to lower the one-ton nuclear-powered rover to the surface. It went off without a hitch.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
At least 200 people gathered at the Carnegie Science Center to witness a celestial event that won’t happen again in this lifetime. The planet Venus began to cross the face of the sun, as viewed from Earth in the 6 p.m. hour.
A group of local students will be competing in the finals of a national robotics competition on Monday.
NASA is tracking one of its dead satellites (UARS) the size of a school bus. Officials expect it to tear through the earth’s atmosphere at tens of thousands of miles an hour Friday afternoon.