Space News Archive - April 12, 2011
Just as it inspires the public, space exploration draws out creativity in movie makers.
By creating space-like conditions in a slim 4m vessel, Italian researchers have helped confirm the behavior of astrophysical jets â€“ streams of charged particles shot out by supermassive black holes and young stars, which stretch several hundred thousand light years across space.
Boy Scouts now have the opportunity to work with NASA and other technology professionals to design, build, and demonstrate a robot to earn the new Robotics merit badge.
Astronomers have uncovered one of the youngest galaxies in the distant universe.
On April 12, 1981, 20 years after Yuri Gagarin became the first human to reach space, NASA embarked on a new journey that would pave the way for space travel for three decades.
NASA announced during an event on Tuesday where the new homes of the space shuttles would be after 30 years of spaceflight.