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2008-12-23 12:10:00

Artists and Craftsman From Around the Globe Create Fantastical Sculptures, Murals and Paintings to Conjure Up the Lost Island Atlantis Centrepiece of the Grand Lobby is 32-Feet High, Swirling Glass Sculpture by Dale Chihuly, Surrounded By Lifesized Wall Murals by Spanish Artist Albino Gonzalez NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-09-21 12:00:09

By Marcia Dunn Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In an unprecedented step, a space shuttle was moved to the launch pad Friday for a trip NASA hopes it will never make -- a rescue mission.

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2008-09-20 17:55:00

In an unparalleled move, NASA rolled its space shuttle Endeavour on to a spare launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday in case it is needed to rescue a stranded Hubble Space Telescope servicing crew.

2008-09-11 09:00:35

SAN FRANCISCO, BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2008 in San Francisco, Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and SkyZone Entertainment, Inc.

2008-08-27 12:01:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it will give customers the gift of a lifetime of memories when it sends 40 lucky fans on vacation with the Jonas Brothers.

2008-05-20 09:00:34

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas, named one of Parents magazine's "Top Ten Beach Resorts For Families," is offering a 50 percent discount for a limited time at its newest luxury tower, The Reef Atlantis, in celebration of World Ocean Day.

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2008-03-07 14:05:00

Astronauts belonging to the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour should arrive in Florida on Friday evening to an excellent forecast. Meteorologists predicted almost perfect weather and a 90 percent chance for an on time launch for Tuesday’s 2:28 AM EDT launch of Endeavor from the Kennedy Space Center. The crew is arriving early to prepare for a three day launch countdown which will begin early Saturday.

2008-02-25 16:11:08

Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. The world map might look differently had the Greek volcano Thera not erupted 3,500 years ago in what geologists believe was the single-most powerful explosive event ever witnessed. Thera didn't just blow a massive hole into the island of Santorini - it set the entire ancient Mediterranean onto a different course, like a train...

2008-02-14 08:38:13

This story was updated at 5:45 a.m. EST. HOUSTON — The seven astronauts of NASA's shuttle Atlantis are spending Valentine's Day with their very own Dr. Love and are due for a break as they start up a new European lab at the International Space Station (ISS). Dr.

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2008-02-07 15:05:00

Cheers and shouts could be heard throughout the space center as Atlantis, carrying the STS-122 crew and Columbus Laboratory, roared off the launch pad into the mid-afternoon sky to begin the 24th mission to the International Space Station.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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