@CONCORDIA Manning Co-authors Research on Mars’ Atmosphere
Dr. Heidi Manning, professor of physics, is the co-author of an article on Mars that ran in a recent edition of Science magazine.
Printed in the July 19 issue of the journal, the article discloses th... Posted on 7/29/13 at 12:40 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Karen Nyberg
We're going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with UND graduate Karen Nyberg from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia as she makes final preparations for a launch to the International Sp... Posted on 5/4/13 at 4:30 AM
WASHINGTON — Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone — not too hot and not too cold for life.
LOS ANGELES — NASA's Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system, boldly going where no machine has gone before. Thirty-six years after it rocketed away from Earth, the plutonium-powered spacecraft has escaped the sun's influence and is now cruising 11 1/2 billion miles away in interstellar space, or the vast, cold emptiness between the stars, NASA said Thursday.
The University of North Dakota graduates will hear words of wisdom from one of its out-of-this-world alumni and pay tribute to the legacy and generosity of another during the 2013 Summer Commencement ceremony.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The megarock will pass within 17,000 miles of the planet — the closest known approach ever for an object of this size. But NASA scientists said Thursday there's no reason to worry. They insist there is absolutely no chance of a collision next Friday.
The Minnesota National Guard said Monday it found a few small fragments of the moon's surface in storage in a state building in St. Paul. They'll be turned over to the state Historical Society on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES — Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband.
HOUSTON — Waving American flags and space shuttle toys, hundreds of people lined the streets and crowded the airport Wednesday as they watched space shuttle Endeavour touch down in Houston on its way to be permanently displayed in California.
WASHINGTON — The first man to walk on the moon has been buried at sea. NASA says Neil Armstrong's cremated remains were buried in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday during a ceremony aboard the USS Philippine Sea.
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