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Asteroid Coming Toward Earth – What to do??
Forget about that Mayan Doomsday prophecy -- the one that says the world will come an end this December.  Not very many credible people take that one seriously.
But a lot of people with credible credentials say an asteroid will come close to Earth next February, and it should be taken very serio…
NASA Wants to Hire You — No, Seriously
Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.
Nation Honors Fallen Astronauts
A single Day of Remembrance ceremony was held today at NASA headquarters in Washington, to observe the three darkest moments of the American space program, including the 26th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth
Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history ha…
Attention Star Gazers: Meteor Shower Tonight
The first meteor shower of 2012 — the lesser known Quadrantid meteor shower — will light up the sky across North America when it peaks early Wednesday morning.  Star gazers are in for a special treat.
What if Asteroid Hits Earth?
Let’s pretend the fly-by asteroid strikes Texas. What happens next?  Today’s the big day, when Asteroid 2005 YU55 will pass within about 200,000 miles of our fair planet, and come slightly closer to the moon tomorrow.
NASA Prepares for Lunar Tourists
Tourists on the moon?  Sacre bleu!  Don't laugh. It's going to happen someday, maybe not in our lifetimes, but someday.  And NASA is already putting policies in place to make sure space tourists don't mess with all that Earthly "stuff" the Apollo astro…

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