PASADENA, Calif. — A pair of NASA spacecraft tumbled out of orbit around the moon and crashed back-to-back into the surface on Monday, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior.
Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the wizardry of Apollo and the marketing of Apple.
Today is Thanksgiving, and there are countless things to be thankful for in this great nation.
Tonight, from 6 to 8 p.m. is the Autumn Moon Festival at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Road.
Apollo 14 Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., who hit three golf balls while on the moon, conducts an experiment near a lunar crater, using an instrument from the two-wheeled rickshaw cart carrying the various test tools on Feb. 13, 1971. It was from this cart that Shepard took one tool, screwed …
Tyler Jensen, left, and Thomas Hillebrand are putting together the teaching module of the University of Arizona's Lunar Greenhouse, which is headed to San Diego and Chicago to raise awareness about the greenhouse and hydroponic gardening. A prototype greenhouse is at the right.
A greenhouse designed for extraterrestrial use is taking a more terrestrial trip this summer.
Getting a play on the boards is a bit of insanity. Doing it in
24 hours — including writing the play — is complete, absolute,
JOHANNESBURG — An outraged U.N. torture investigator said
Thursday he believes Zimbabwe's president may be the reason he was
blocked from the country, a move that could further isolate the
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The booster rocket used in a test flight
was badly dented when it fell into the Atlantic Ocean because of a
deflated parachute, NASA said Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged Iran
on Wednesday to accept a U.N.-drafted plan to ship much of its
uranium abroad for enrichment, saying it would be "an important
There are few bands that polarize the critics more than The
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest rocket successfully
completed a brief test flight Wednesday, the first step in a
back-to-the-moon program that could yet be shelved by the White
The moon will be nearly full on Halloween and All Saints Day
this weekend, becoming officially full on Tuesday.
Nightfall: Harvest of Fear — Old Tucson Studios, 201 S. Kinney
Road. Live shows, haunted attractions. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29. 6
p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31. $24; $20 for ages 11 and under.