NASA

A NASA satellite, UARS is expected to crash somewhere on earth Friday night.

Satellite Pieces Hit Earth… Somewhere

NASA space junk scientists believe that all — or nearly all — of the parts of their 20-year-old dead satellite safely plunged into the Pacific Ocean, likely missing land. But they aren’t certain.

09/24/2011

A NASA satellite, UARS is expected to crash somewhere on earth Friday night.

NASA Satellite To Crash Into Earth

A dead 6-ton satellite baffled NASA experts Friday by slowing its descent toward Earth and delaying its ultimate crash until the early part of the weekend.

09/23/2011

(credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Spaced Out

For some, the only memory that filters through is Tang. Sad.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/15/2011

shuttleatlantis

Kids And Adults Get Emotional Watching Final Shuttle Launch

Hundreds of people gathered at the Museum of Science in Boston Friday to watch history unfold.

07/08/2011

The path of the EF-3 tornado across western and central Massachusetts from June 1 as photographed by a NASA satellite. (courtesy NASA)

NASA Image Shows Clear Path Of Destruction From Mass. Tornado

Nearly a week after a deadly EF-3 tornado hit western and central Massachusetts, a new image from space gives a very clear picture of just how long that powerful tornado stayed on the ground.

06/07/2011

(credit: NASA)

WBZ NewsRadio’s Mary Blake Interviews Local Astronauts On The International Space Station

WBZ NewsRadio’s Mary Blake speaks the Astronauts of Space Shuttle Discovery aboard the International Space Station.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/02/2011

NASA astronaut Steve Bowen (credit: NASA)

South Shore Astronaut About To Make Space History

When the Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off on its final mission Thursday night, South Shore native Steve Bowen will be flying into space for the third time. But it was not part of the original plan.

02/24/2011

Christa McAuliffe was killed in the Challenger explosion on Jan. 28, 1986. (credit: AP)

Personal Reflections On Challenger Explosion 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years ago, the nation paused to watch what was supposed to be a moment of achievement and inspiration: the Challenger mission, carrying New Hampshire school teacher Christa McAuliffe, blasting off to space.

01/27/2011

Baltimore Ravens v New England Patriots

NASA To Spend $79M To Bomb The Moon

Yes, you read that correctly. And there’s really no question mark. This Friday, NASA is going to fire a “missile” (empty fuel tank) into the surface…

10/01/2010

UMass geologist helping prepare for Mars missions

As a young pilot, Christopher Condit helped transport geologists and crew members working on NASA’s Apollo missions.

09/06/2010

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