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As space lovers everywhere watched the live feed of NASA's Curiosity landing, another star was born -- but this one wasn't in the sky. He was in the NASA control room.
The $2.5 billion, one-ton nuclear powered rover has been flying towards Mars since launching from Earth last November. The 154 million mile journey to date has gone very smoothly but the most treacherous and dangerous part of the mission for Curiosity is yet to come in the last 7 minutes before scheduled touchdown.
A high-speed U.S. Navy Stiletto boat is attempting to retrieve an Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment NASA launched at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Clear skies made it easy to see the International Space Station as it flew over the D.C. area Monday night.
Those living or working on the Eastern Shore and along the Chesapeake Bay will be able to catch a glimpse of a rocket launch Thursday morning.
NASA's Langley Research Center will erect a pair of historical highway markers outside the center's front gate.
With Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby celebrations colliding this weekend, Saturday is gearing up to be a memorable day.
The Virginia Air & Space Center's newest exhibit is on its way to the Hampton museum.
The space shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to depart Dulles International Airport Friday morning and make its trip to a new home in New York City.