Space News Archive - April 23, 2010


NASA's best-recognized, longest-lived, and most prolific space observatory zooms past a threshold of 20 years of operation this month.


The United States Air Force launched a small-scale space shuttle on Thursday aimed at testing the next-generation version of the craft.

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.