• July 28, 2005  

    NASA announced Wednesday that all future shuttle flights would be grounded because the problem of foam peeling off the fuel tank — and possibly damaging the shuttle during liftoff — has not been eliminated. Two experts discuss the future of the space shuttle program and the international space station. Continue reading

  • July 27, 2005   BY Admin 

    NASA said Wednesday it would ground future shuttle flights because the problem of foam peeling off the fuel tank and possibly damaging the shuttle had not been eliminated. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2005   BY Admin 

    The space shuttle Discovery successfully lifted into orbit Tuesday morning on a 12-day mission to resupply the International Space Station and test various new safety features. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2005  

    NASA’s space shuttle Discovery launched successfully Tuesday — the first shuttle mission since the 2003 Columbia disaster. After a background discussion, an expert discusses the changes NASA made since the Columbia accident. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2005   BY Admin 

    NASA officials say they are prepared to launch the shuttle Discovery on Tuesday morning even if one of the fuel tank sensors malfunctions as it did during the original planned liftoff earlier this month. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2005  

    Scientists from the Center for Severe Weather Research track storms in western Kansas’ “Tornado Alley” in an effort to improve their understanding of the process of tornado formation so that better predictions may someday be made. Continue reading

  • July 21, 2005   BY Admin 

    NASA now aims to launch the space shuttle Discovery on Tuesday, after engineers expressed confidence they had pinpointed the fuel-sensor problem that prevented the July 13 liftoff. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2005  

    Athletes looking to improve their performance are turning to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where students are learning how to apply cutting-edge technology to sports. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2005  

    The shuttle Discovery launch, scheduled for Wednesday, will be NASA’s first manned mission since the Columbia disaster two-and-a-half years ago. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2005  

    A visit to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. where giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a newborn baby over the weekend. Then, a discussion with a National Zoo veterinarian about the pregnancy and the information gained from this experience for future births. Continue reading