Space

6:36am

Thu May 31, 2012

5:11am

Thu May 31, 2012
The Two-Way

LIVE: SpaceX Capsule Heads Home

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.

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7:35am

Thu May 24, 2012
The Two-Way

SpaceX Ship Passes Close By International Space Station

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.

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8:27am

Tue May 22, 2012
Reporter's Notebook

Highest Observatory In Colorado, U.S. Damaged By Wind

Screencap from a video of the Meyer Womble Observatory damage from Wired.com
Adam Jones - University of Denver via Wired.com

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.

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6:21am

Tue May 22, 2012

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