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It's appropriate that Leonardo da Vinci's dream and the men who eventually fulfilled it should come together, as they do for the first — and perhaps the only — time, for 40 days, starting Friday at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
You'd think a country celebrating its 237th birthday would have some basic facts about its history and geography nailed down.
The U.S. Department of Defense gave the go-ahead to a massive expansion of its cybersecurity force to fight off computer hacks and security compromises, according to multiple media reports.
The last of NASA's space shuttles to fly, Atlantis, is the last to move to its new retirement home, just 10 miles away at Kennedy Space Center's main tourist site. A look at each of the shuttles in the order they flew, including the test model.
The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City.
It's only scheduled to last 90 minutes, but the first presidential debate of the 2012 election season has evolved into a weeklong political festival featuring rallies, parties, panels and lots of spin.
As space exploration has become more common and the number of astronauts has risen past 300, many names have faded into the background. But some will forever be associated with the golden age of space exploration. Some examples:
As space exploration has become more common and the number of astronauts has risen to more than 300, many names have faded into the background. But some forever will be associated with the golden age of space exploration.
When Neil Armstrong walked on the moon all those years ago, he made his country believe that anything was possible with ingenuity and dedication _ and in the process became one of America's greatest heroes, his friends, colleagues and admirers said Saturday after news that the former astronaut had died.