More than 18K apply to NASA's next astronaut class

Now, an 18-month-long process will begin to determine the final candidates . More than 300 people have been hired as NASA astronauts since the U.S. "We have our work cut out for us with this many applications", a NASA director of flight operations... More..

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Lots of sunshine and warming temperatures over the weekend
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Lots of sunshine and warming temperatures over the weekend

The cold front will pass mid-Monday morning with a few showers in tow. A Wind Advisory is in effect for most of central in from mid morning today into the evening. It will be another mild day as highs should ...More..

NWS upgrades rating of tornado that hit Convent
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

NWS upgrades rating of tornado that hit Convent

McAuliffe's first stop Thursday is Appomattox, where one of the state's four storm deaths was recorded. On Wednesday, a rare February tornado warning was issued for the areas including parts of Maryland, Ne...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Scott Kelly: Travel to Mars 'Clearly Doable'

Since March 27, 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly has been in virtual isolation aboard the International Space Station with his year in space mate, cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko . For example, the Orbital contract...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Record number of astronaut wannabes apply to NASA _ 18300

The last time NASA had an opening was in 2012. There are a whole lot of people hoping they have the right stuff to go to space. After selection - which will be announced mid-2017 - the chosen applicants wil...More..

Judge to VW: Find a fix quick for dirty diesel cars
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Judge to VW: Find a fix quick for dirty diesel cars

The cheating allowed cars to pass laboratory emissions tests while spewing levels of harmful nitrogen oxide at up to 40 times the level allowed when operating on real roads. If a proposed resolution isn't appro...More..