Space News Archive - July 22, 2008

CHEYENNE - Country music artist Laura Bryna will perform at the Wyoming Air National Guard's annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Air Power open house on Wednesday.


The same Ohio State University researcher who is helping rovers navigate on Mars is leading a new effort to help humans navigate on the moon.

By Bernard Harris, Lancaster New Era, Pa. Jul. 17--With a promise of federal money, two Lancaster organizations are due to announce expansion plans on Friday.


Sometimes seconds count. If a furious, tornado-spitting thunderstorm was bearing down on your home town, a few moments might make all the difference in the world.

By MARY AMOROSO, SPECIAL TO THE RECORD For the Tenazas family, it all started with the hot tub. They had a hot tub installed on the deck of their Upper Saddle River home about three years ago.

By Josh McAuliffe, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 22--It's funny where life takes you. One minute, you're 20 years old and scrambling to get that first post-collegiate job.

THE Community Space Challenge is designed to help young people to change neglected neighbourhood spaces into green spaces for the community to enjoy.


Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano visited the Phoenix mission Science Operations Center at The University of Arizona Monday to see how NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander was progressing.


Phoenix early Tuesday finished its longest work shift of the mission. The lander stayed awake for 33 hours, completing tasks that included rasping and scraping by the robotic arm, in addition to atmosphere observations in coordination with simultaneous observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The U.S. space agency Tuesday unveiled a Web site that provides information about the impact of fires and smoke on Earth's climate and ecosystems.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.