B.A. Morelli wrote a new blog post: Space exploration keeps University of Iowa professor, 73, pushing off retirement Thousands of miles up, there's lots to be excited about for astrophysicist Donald Gurnett.
Students in Jefferson County and other districts across the nation participated in a unique opportunity introducing the next wave of space exploration.
It is a technological feat thus far achived only by the Soviet Union and U.S.
Dr. Jim Holden is one of multiple professors in the Five Colleges to try to discover the mysteries of Mars.
For decades, the space race was seen as being mostly about national pride. Getting there first mattered most, whereas pushing the frontiers of science and technology took a close second.
Over the weekend, the Chinese government did something that has not been attempted in nearly 40 years: Launch a spacecraft for a soft landing to the Moon. On Dec. 1, 2013, the Chang’e 3 lander and rover launched successfully from the Xichang ...
If China’s just-launched Chang’e 3 lunar probe (quaintly known as the Jade Rabbit) drops its robotic rover down on the Moon’s surface in mid-December as scheduled, it will be the first soft landing on our nearest celestial neighbor in 37 years.
The unmanned X-37B launched into space atop an Atlas 5 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Dec. 11, 2012. What payloads the space plane is toting and the overall mission goals on its confidential cruise are ...