Amid the tweets from both President Elect Donald Trump and Lockheed Martin, a group of people including test pilots, engineers, assembly workers and others who worked on developing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet will be celebrating as the 10th anniversary of the inaugural flight takes place. Continue reading “10th anniversary of inaugural flight of F-35”
Six Japanese aircraft carriers had sailed to within 300 miles of the Hawaiian Islands, loaded with fighters, torpedo planes and bombers. They were on Oahu in minutes, like a swarm of angry mosquitoes.
As Americans remember the 75th anniversary, little has lessened the horror of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Just after Christmas, however, on Dec. 26 and 27, another step will be taken to move toward further healing for both nations involved in this horrendous attack. Continue reading “75 years later: Pearl Harbor still clear on the minds of Americans”
Astronomers say Monday night’s Super Moon should provide a great opportunity to help get the next generation excited about space exploration. According to NASA, Monday’s full moon will be the closest full moon to the Earth since 1948.
According to NASA scientists, the moon won’t be this close to the Earth again until 2034.
Until votes are canvassed and made official, all results are, well, unofficial. With that said here are the results in some of Tuesday night’s voting. Continue reading “Trump tops Clinton, Spurlock, Anderson win locally”
An explosion rocked a SpaceX launch site Thursday during a routine rocket test.
SpaceX was conducting a test firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred shortly after 9 a.m., according to NASA. The test was in advance of a planned Saturday launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which is next to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Click the link below for more information.
This Friday, a rare total solar eclipse will be visible across parts of Greenland, Europe, and North Africa. Not only is this the only total solar eclipse in 2015, but it’s the last of its kind for another 19 years. Continue reading “Solar eclipse seen elsewhere but not here”
Planet Earth has a close call coming up next week. An asteroid one-third of a mile across will pass about 745,000 miles from Earth on the night of Jan. 26. Continue reading “Asteroid passing by earth”
A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast. Continue reading “Follow up: Space plane lands safely”