Space News Archive - May 19, 2011
After successfully docking with the International Space Station, the Endeavour and station crews wasted no time getting down to business installing a $2 billion cosmic ray detector with the goal of scanning the invisible universe for years to come.
According to NASA, dark energy is driving our universe apart at an accelerated rate.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed a giant early-spring storm in Saturn's northern hemisphere that is so powerful it stretches around the entire planet.
During media interviews today, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, commander of the STS-134 space shuttle mission aboard the International Space Station, made the following statement about the future of space exploration.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.