Orionid Meteor Shower Top Viewing Expected Wednesday, Thursday NightsThose who turn their eyes skywards over the coming nights will be looking in hopes of getting a glimpse of the Orionid meteor shower, as skies in the Los Angeles area forecast to be mostly clear.
NASA's EPIC Camera Captures Moon's Stunning Illuminated 'Dark' SideNASA has provided an exquisite view of the moon that will never be perceived from Earth.
NTSB Confirms Co-Pilot Error As Cause Of 2014 Virgin Galactic TragedyThe National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday confirmed co-pilot error as the cause of the deadly failure of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft over the Mojave Desert in October of 2014.
SoCal-Based SpaceX Launches First-Ever Deep Space Mission For Private CompanyAfter a pair of delays, SpaceX, the space transport company based in Hawthorne, California, successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, propelling the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) deeper into space than the company had ever ventured before.
NASA's SMAP Observatory To Improve Drought Prediction, Planning For Natural DisastersMinutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
NASA Launches Revolutionary OCO-2 Satellite For Climate Study, Avenges 2009 SetbackWhile most of the public, including observers, space enthusiasts and environmentalists, will see the launch as the largest effort to study climate change in human history, NASA will see the launch, set for 2:58 a.m. Tuesday, as a realization of redemption.
NASA To Examine Dragon Capsule At SpaceX's Hawthorne HeadquartersNASA will visit SpaceX Thursday to take an up-close look at one of the company’s private dragon capsules.
NASA To Launch Newest Earth-Observation SatelliteNASA is set to launch its latest Earth-orbiting satellite on a $424 million mission to analyze airborne grit spewed by volcanoes, forest fires, smokestacks and tailpipes.