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  • SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:56:53 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:41:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.
  • Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

    Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:07:42 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:41:04 GMT
    A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.
    A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.
  • Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

    Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:36:45 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:41:03 GMT
    (AIAA via AP). In this photo provided by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), from left, former NASA Administrators Richard Truly, Daniel Goldin, Sean O’Keefe, Michael Griffin and Charles Bolden and current NASA Administrator ...(AIAA via AP). In this photo provided by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), from left, former NASA Administrators Richard Truly, Daniel Goldin, Sean O’Keefe, Michael Griffin and Charles Bolden and current NASA Administrator ...
    NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.
    NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.
  • New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

    New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:29:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:40:55 GMT
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday.
    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday.
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:38:23 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:40:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

  • NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

    NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-09-15 13:15:39 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:03:08 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard is seen shortly after the mobile service tower at SLC-2 was rolled back, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, a...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard is seen shortly after the mobile service tower at SLC-2 was rolled back, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, a...
    A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.
    A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California.
  • Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

    Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:37:50 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:30:57 GMT
    An internal Air Force document says President Donald Trump's planned creation of a Space Force could cost nearly $13 billion in its first five years.
    An internal Air Force document says President Donald Trump's planned creation of a Space Force could cost nearly $13 billion in its first five years.
  • Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.
  • Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones

    Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-09-12 06:29:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-09-14 01:16:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, shows moon rocks encased in acrylic and mounted on a wooden plaque at the Clark Planetarium, in Salt Lake City. A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missin...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, shows moon rocks encased in acrylic and mounted on a wooden plaque at the Clark Planetarium, in Salt Lake City. A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missin...
    A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.
    A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

    Friday, September 7 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-09-07 18:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-09-11 18:17:15 GMT
    (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). This composite image from Aug. 9, 2018 photos made available by NASA shows the Curiosity rover at Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. A thin layer of dust is visible on the nuclear-powered rover, the result of a storm that envelop...(NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). This composite image from Aug. 9, 2018 photos made available by NASA shows the Curiosity rover at Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. A thin layer of dust is visible on the nuclear-powered rover, the result of a storm that envelop...
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.
  • Russian cosmonaut allays concern about hole in space lab

    Russian cosmonaut allays concern about hole in space lab

    Monday, September 10 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-09-10 16:48:33 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-09-10 17:23:52 GMT
    A Russian crewmember on the International Space Station has recorded a video message to assuage concerns about an air leak on the orbiting outpost.
    A Russian crewmember on the International Space Station has recorded a video message to assuage concerns about an air leak on the orbiting outpost.
  • Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-09-05 09:17:50 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-08 23:06:33 GMT
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.
  • NASA astronaut candidate resigns, the first one to quit in 50 years

    NASA astronaut candidate resigns, the first one to quit in 50 years

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-28 17:43:38 GMT

    Robb Kulin was a mechanical engineer at private aerospace company SpaceX before coming to NASA.

    Robb Kulin was a mechanical engineer at private aerospace company SpaceX before coming to NASA.

  • NASA internship ends before it starts after Twitter user insults noted space figure

    NASA internship ends before it starts after Twitter user insults noted space figure

    Wednesday, August 22 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-08-22 23:34:13 GMT
    Homer Hickam was a NASA engineer and is a member of a presidential space advisory board. (Source: Pixabay)Homer Hickam was a NASA engineer and is a member of a presidential space advisory board. (Source: Pixabay)

    Homer Hickam, a former NASA engineer and respected author, took the insult in stride and after an apology is now trying to help the young woman.

    Homer Hickam, a former NASA engineer and respected author, took the insult in stride and after an apology is now trying to help the young woman.

  • Look up: The Perseid meteor shower coming to a sky near you this weekend

    Look up: The Perseid meteor shower coming to a sky near you this weekend

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-08-08 05:16:40 GMT
    In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky. (Source: Pixabay)In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky. (Source: Pixabay)
    In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky. (Source: Pixabay)In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky. (Source: Pixabay)

    In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky.

    In ancient Greek star lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said that the Perseid shower commemorates the time when Zeus visited Danae, the mother of Perseus, in a shower of gold, according to EarthSky.

  • The longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday

    The longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday

    Monday, July 23 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-23 19:41:49 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-23 19:41:49 GMT
    The Earth’s shadow will cover the moon for 1 hour and 43 minutes, NASA says. (Source: NASA)The Earth’s shadow will cover the moon for 1 hour and 43 minutes, NASA says. (Source: NASA)

    The Earth’s shadow will cover the moon for 1 hour and 43 minutes, NASA says.

    The Earth’s shadow will cover the moon for 1 hour and 43 minutes, NASA says.

  • Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars

    Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:17:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:00:19 GMT
    Alyssa Carson is the youngest graduate of the PoSSUM Academy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. (Source: Bert Carson)Alyssa Carson is the youngest graduate of the PoSSUM Academy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. (Source: Bert Carson)

    She’s attended numerous space camps and academies, graduated from multiple space flight programs,and even floated already as she pursues her dreams of history.

    She’s attended numerous space camps and academies, graduated from multiple space flight programs,and even floated already as she pursues her dreams of history.

  • Isn't it cute? Astronomers share 1st image of baby planet forming

    Isn't it cute? Astronomers share 1st image of baby planet forming

    Monday, July 2 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:38:12 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:38:12 GMT
    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.(Source: European Southern Observatory)Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.(Source: European Southern Observatory)

    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.

    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.

  • UH researcher looks to volcanoes on Saturn's moons in search of other life

    UH researcher looks to volcanoes on Saturn's moons in search of other life

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:54:38 GMT
    Sarah Fagents looks over a diagram of Titan at the University of Hawaii Manoa on Tuesday.Sarah Fagents looks over a diagram of Titan at the University of Hawaii Manoa on Tuesday.

    Is there life outside our world? A researcher at the University of Hawaii is taking steps to answer that question.

    Is there life outside our world? A researcher at the University of Hawaii is taking steps to answer that question.

  • UT researchers find new planetary mass

    UT researchers find new planetary mass

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 2:56 PM EDT2016-04-20 18:56:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-27 16:54:45 GMT
    WISEA is thought to be an exceptionally low-mass "brown dwarf," which is a star that lacked enough mass to burn nuclear fuel and glow like a star. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)WISEA is thought to be an exceptionally low-mass "brown dwarf," which is a star that lacked enough mass to burn nuclear fuel and glow like a star. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

    Researchers at the University of Toledo have found a planetary mass approximately 100 light years away from Earth. 

    Researchers at the University of Toledo have found a planetary mass approximately 100 light years away from Earth. 

  • Challenger: Memories, reflections of a dark day in space history

    Challenger: Memories, reflections of a dark day in space history

    Saturday, January 23 2016 3:50 PM EST2016-01-23 20:50:26 GMT
    Saturday, January 28 2017 3:56 PM EST2017-01-28 20:56:18 GMT
    The crew of Challenger: Christa McAulliffe; Greg Jarvis; Judith Resnik; Dick Scobee; Ronald McNair; Mike Smith; Ellison Onizuka. (Source: NASA)The crew of Challenger: Christa McAulliffe; Greg Jarvis; Judith Resnik; Dick Scobee; Ronald McNair; Mike Smith; Ellison Onizuka. (Source: NASA)

    Marking three decades since the explosion of the Challenger claimed the lives of its seven-member crew, we recap the incident, the investigation, and the lessons learned on the path to space and beyond.

    Marking three decades since the explosion of the Challenger claimed the lives of its seven-member crew, we recap the incident, the investigation, and the lessons learned on the path to space and beyond.

  • Hemphill museum to hold memorial on anniversary of Shuttle Columbia tragedy

    Hemphill museum to hold memorial on anniversary of Shuttle Columbia tragedy

    Friday, January 29 2016 9:16 AM EST2016-01-29 14:16:43 GMT
    Friday, January 29 2016 9:35 AM EST2016-01-29 14:35:47 GMT
    Official crew photo of the STS-107 mission. (Source: NASA)Official crew photo of the STS-107 mission. (Source: NASA)

    East Texans will remember the lives lost in the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy in a memorial service in Hemphill on Monday.

    East Texans will remember the lives lost in the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy in a memorial service in Hemphill on Monday.

  • Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:03 GMT
    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:02 GMT

    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

  • NASA takes another step toward Mars with engine test

    NASA takes another step toward Mars with engine test

    Thursday, August 18 2016 10:40 PM EDT2016-08-19 02:40:26 GMT

    Even for the most seasoned of scientists, a rocket engine test is still fun. 

    Even for the most seasoned of scientists, a rocket engine test is still fun. 

  • Jan.-Feb. 1986: Remembering Challenger

    Jan.-Feb. 1986: Remembering Challenger

    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:33 PM EST2016-01-23 22:33:55 GMT
    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:33 PM EST2016-01-23 22:33:54 GMT
    A city so important in the field of space exploration and research, Huntsville mourned the loss of seven astronauts one January morning in 1986 with particular shock and pain.

    A city so important in the field of space exploration and research, Huntsville mourned the loss of seven astronauts one January morning in 1986 with particular shock and pain.

  • Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 11:37 PM EDT2016-04-06 03:37:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 6 2016 12:02 AM EDT2016-04-06 04:02:37 GMT

    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

  • NASA astronaut, Texas native dead at 85

    NASA astronaut, Texas native dead at 85

    Friday, February 5 2016 4:31 PM EST2016-02-05 21:31:13 GMT
    Friday, February 5 2016 5:22 PM EST2016-02-05 22:22:24 GMT

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Edgar D. Mitchell, a Hereford-born astronaut who was the sixth person to walk on the moon, has died. He was 85. 

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Edgar D. Mitchell, a Hereford-born Astronaut who was the sixth person to walk on the moon, has died. He was 85. 

  • Challenger: Thirty Years Later

    Challenger: Thirty Years Later

    A special section marking the 30th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster.

    A special section marking the 30th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster.

  • Lake City remembers native astronaut 30 years after Challenger explosion

    Lake City remembers native astronaut 30 years after Challenger explosion

    Thursday, January 28 2016 1:47 PM EST2016-01-28 18:47:57 GMT
    Thursday, January 28 2016 9:24 PM EST2016-01-29 02:24:43 GMT
    Ronald McNair. Source: NASARonald McNair. Source: NASA

    On Thursday, Lake City is hosting a candlelight vigil to remember Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a Lake City-born astronaut and physicist who died 30 years ago in Challenger Space Shuttle explosion.

    On Thursday, Lake City is hosting a candlelight vigil to remember Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a Lake City-born astronaut and physicist who died 30 years ago in Challenger Space Shuttle explosion.

  • WAFF Challenger video library

    WAFF Challenger video library

    Sunday, January 24 2016 6:17 PM EST2016-01-24 23:17:05 GMT
    Wednesday, January 27 2016 9:35 PM EST2016-01-28 02:35:07 GMT

    For the benefit of mobile users, the following is a list of video clips pulled from the WAFF archives for use in our 30th anniversary special coverage.

    For the benefit of mobile users, the following is a list of video clips pulled from the WAFF archives for use in our 30th anniversary special coverage.

  • Challenger history and overview

    Challenger history and overview

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 4:57 PM EST2016-01-26 21:57:09 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 4:57 PM EST2016-01-26 21:57:09 GMT
    (Source: NASA)(Source: NASA)
    NASA's Kennedy Space Center website has a comprehensive history of the operative history of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
    NASA's Kennedy Space Center website has a comprehensive history of the operative history of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
  • SLIDESHOW: Challenger archive photos

    SLIDESHOW: Challenger archive photos

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 12:04 PM EST2016-01-26 17:04:15 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 12:04 PM EST2016-01-26 17:04:14 GMT
    (AP photo)(AP photo)
    Click here to view a selection of AP photographs from Jan. 28, 1986 and the days and weeks following the Challenger explosion.
    Click here to view a selection of AP photographs from Jan. 28, 1986 and the days and weeks following the Challenger explosion.
  • PDF: 2015 NASA Advisory Panel report

    PDF: 2015 NASA Advisory Panel report

    Sunday, January 24 2016 4:26 PM EST2016-01-24 21:26:26 GMT
    Sunday, January 24 2016 4:26 PM EST2016-01-24 21:26:26 GMT
    Click here to view a copy of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year - highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.
    Click here to view a copy of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year - highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.
  • Challenger STS 51-L Accident

    Challenger STS 51-L Accident

    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:12 PM EST2016-01-23 22:12:53 GMT
    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:12 PM EST2016-01-23 22:12:52 GMT
    Click here for NASA's full directory of information into the Challenger explosion - timelines, video clips, reports and more. 
    Click here for NASA's full directory of information into the Challenger explosion - timelines, video clips, reports and more. 
  • PDF: Congressional report on Challenger

    PDF: Congressional report on Challenger

    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:04 PM EST2016-01-23 22:04:50 GMT
    Saturday, January 23 2016 5:04 PM EST2016-01-23 22:04:50 GMT
    Click here to view a PDF copy of the Congressional report following the Challenger explosion.
    Click here to view a PDF copy of the Congressional report following the Challenger explosion.
  • WATCH: Regan's address to nation following Challenger explosion

    WATCH: Regan's address to nation following Challenger explosion

    Saturday, January 23 2016 4:59 PM EST2016-01-23 21:59:40 GMT
    Saturday, January 23 2016 4:59 PM EST2016-01-23 21:59:40 GMT
    On Jan. 28, 1986, just hours after the explosion that killed seven astronauts aboard the Challenger, President Ronald Reagan postponed his planned State of the Union address to speak with a grieving nation. Click here to watch that speech on YouTube.
    On Jan. 28, 1986, just hours after the explosion that killed seven astronauts aboard the Challenger, President Ronald Reagan postponed his planned State of the Union address to speak with a grieving nation. Click here to watch that speech on YouTube.
  • Asia air pollution visible from space

    Asia air pollution visible from space

    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog.

    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog.

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  • Social media news

    Social media news

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

  • Apple news

    Apple news

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

  • Cyber crime

    Cyber crime

    Computers have made our lives easier, but they’ve also created many new ways for thieves to steal information, money and identities. 

    Companies, people, governments, and non-profits are evaluating their cyber security after ransomware held information hostage across the globe.

  • Science & technology news

    Science & technology news

    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

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