It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.
It’s never happened before today. Alarms aboard the International Space Station force an evacuation by astronauts, from the American section of the station into the Russian compartment.
It exists only a few inches beneath our feet, but without it we wouldn’t be here. It’s moisture trapped in the soil, and unlocking its secrets means going into space.
Three high school graduates from Maryland were selected to work on NASA’s Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, an instrument built to measure the atmosphere’s clouds and particles from space and scheduled to be launched to the International Space Station on Tuesday.
While winter weather has gripped much of the nation, there’s also a focus this week on space weather as NASA scientists look to make sunspots more predictable.
Maryland’s own Reid Wiseman is adjusting to life back on Earth.
After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, Baltimore County’s own Reid Wiseman is back on Earth.
There’s nothing like being at the right place at the right time. That includes the planet Mars.
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
Investigators want to know what turned a spectacular rocket launch into a catastrophic failure in a matter of just seconds. Eyewitnesses were rattled by the massive explosion.
A NASA rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded during lift-off. NASA officials say the rocket suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff. Now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong.
Mars is facing a close call this weekend. A rare comet will pass by the planet at an extremely close distance.