Good morning, here are some of the stories we're following this morning:
Live: SpaceX Capsule Heads Home.
Bloomberg Aims To Take Gulp Out Of Sugary Drinks With Ban On Big Ones.
Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 11:03 am
The Dragon capsule has successfully detached from the International Space Station and is headed toward a splashdown in the Pacific that should happen around 11:45 a.m. ET.
Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 8:42 am
Astronauts on board the international space station got a chance earlier today to see the private unmanned Dragon spaceship that was launched on Tuesday by SpaceX, of Hawthorne, Calif.
NASA astronaut Don Pettit, who is living on the station, was talking to Houston's Mission Control when he suddenly reported that he had spotted Dragon. "I'm looking at Dragon right now," he said.
Perched at 14,148 feet near the summit of Mt. Evans is the Meyer-Womble Observatory. In terms of optical observatories, it has the 3rd highest vantage point to the stars in the world. That vantage also exposes it to the winds.
Good morning - here are some of the leading headlines we're following today:
'Picture Perfect Launch' For Private Rocket Headed To Space Station.
Deal Reached On Probe Of Iran's Nuclear Program, IAEA Chief Says.