Space News Archive - December 19, 2008
High in the Atacama region in northern Chile, one of the world's most advanced telescopes has just passed a major milestone.
Engineers are getting ready to pack NASA's Kepler spacecraft into a container and ship it off to its launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Earth's location in the Universe is utterly unremarkable, despite recent theories that propose toppling a foundation of modern cosmology.
Engineers at the University of Idaho have developed unique new technology that will be used in upcoming NASA missions that will study the Earth and Sun-Earth connection.
In a move that would have any astrophysicist scratching his head, the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) commissioned a report to assess whether gravitational waves could threaten national security.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.