Space News Archive - January 24, 2012
A simple, plastic plaque left inside space shuttle Atlantis following the last mission of NASA’s shuttle program is a priceless tribute to the work force, said one of the managers who worked with the spacecraft for more than 20 years.
Russian scientist Leonid Ksanfomaliti claims that photos from a Soviet spacecraft have revealed that alien life exists on Venus.
Eight years after landing on Mars for what was planned as a three-month mission, NASA's enduring Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is working on what essentially became a new mission five months ago.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit Morgan State University in Baltimore on Jan. 25 to meet with students in the engineering and science programs, and highlight the importance of science, engineering and mathematics in creating and sustaining the American economy.
- A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
- A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.