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.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Mike Fincke.
KDKA Radio’s Rose and Paul talked wtih Ira Goldberg, a professional numismatist, about NASA and their retirement.
KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks live with the crew of Endeavour while they are docked at the International Space Station.
Space shuttle Endeavour blasted off for the final time Monday morning in Florida. Some local students have a special connection with one of the astronauts on board.