May 27, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Bad weather postponed what was supposed to be the first launch of two astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade. The history-making flight was called off with 16 minutes to go in the countdown because of the danger of lightning.
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Julia LeDoux
May 27, 2020 - 2:33 pm
If the weather cooperates, an active-duty Air Force colonel and a retired Marine colonel will be at the controls Wednesday when America launches its first crewed space flight in nine years.
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 (L-R) Actor Janelle Monae, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and actors Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer pose backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Associated Press
February 24, 2020 - 10:27 am
NASA says Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on NASA’s early space missions and was portrayed in the film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died.
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 29, 2020 - 2:26 pm
The odds that two decommissioned satellites collide high above Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon has increased from 1 in 100 to 1 in 20.
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NASA IRAS (13777)
Andrew Limberg
January 28, 2020 - 12:36 pm
There is a slight chance two decommissioned satellites will collide high about the skies of Pittsburgh Wednesday morning.
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NASA Astronaut Woody Hoburg
Wendy Bell
January 10, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The Pittsburgh area is now home to another astronaut!
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(Trent Schindler/NASA via AP)
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 3:27 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week.
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(NASA via AP)
July 16, 2019 - 9:36 am
Apollo 11's astronauts are returning to the exact spot from where they flew to the moon 50 years ago.
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