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Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth. The "Sicilian Space Program", which cost
The political crisis in Crimea comes at a touchy time in the joint Russian-U.S. space program. Two cosmonauts, one of them from Crimea, and an American astronaut are scheduled to touch down on Russian soil on March 10 after months aboard the
41 am Bahrain arrests 29 on eve of uprising anniversary Bahrain says it has arrested 29 people as bands of anti-government protesters try to converge in the capital to mark the third anniversary of the uprising in the small Gulf island nation.
China has declared dead its prestigious Jade Rabbit Moon rover which had landed on the Moon in December and was seen as a sign of China entering the elite group of countries after Russia and the USA that had successfully landed on the
Space Shuttle Endeavour, which is attached to the International Space Station, during a 2011 mission. The Canadian Press) The government of Canada is repaving its path to the final frontier. Industry Minister James Moore announced Canada's revamped
China says its first lunar rover is experiencing mechanical problems, in a rare setback for its burgeoning space program. The six-wheeled Yutu vehicle began operating last month after making the first soft landing on the moon by a space probe in 37
China completed the first soft landing on the moon's surface in 37 years Saturday, becoming only the third country to pull off the feat. State television showed scientists in white and pale blue coats applauding, shaking hands and congratulating each
Gravity" has appealed to Chinese pride in its space program and the nation's love of 3D visuals. A sympathetic portrayal of the country's space program (plus help from piracy?) fueled the surprise upset of the latest in Lionsgate's "Hunger Games"
In October 1961, Gus Grissom glumly confided to his mother in a letter that is now up for auction that he and his fellow Mercury 7 astronauts resented John Glenn after he was picked to be the first American to orbit the Earth. Within the famously
In a widely read article in Foreign Policy earlier this year, Berry College international studies professor John Hickman argued that today's modest achievements are setting the stage a decade from now for China to be the dominant player in human