Space News Archive - May 30, 2012
A strawberry moon may sound like a delicious dessert to some, but for astronomers it’s a dish that will fulfill their lunar eclipse appetite next Monday.
Gamma-ray beams seen in the Milky Way's central black hole suggest that the galaxy's center was much more active in the past, according to new research.
SpaceX on Tuesday announced its first commercial contract for its Falcon Heavy rocket, due for its inaugural launch sometime next year.
NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31.
NASA has selected 25 students to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year.
NASA reports that its GRAIL mission has already completed its prime mission, ensuring the twin probes are able to extend their scientific endeavors.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.