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Follow the International Space Station Launch

published Fri, Mar 27 2015 12:40 GMT
Scott Kelly will become the first American astronaut to head into space for a year. The New York Times will stream video and provide live updates from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Eastern time.

Off to Space for a Year, an American’s Longest Journey

published Thu, Mar 26 2015 20:53 GMT
Off to Space for a Year, an American’s Longest Journey
NASA hopes to learn more about physical and psychological effects of space travel from the mission of Scott J. Kelly, who will have spent more time in space than any American when he returns.

Europeans (Carefully) Gaze Upward for Glimpse of Solar Eclipse

published Fri, Mar 20 2015 05:37 GMT
Europeans (Carefully) Gaze Upward for Glimpse of Solar Eclipse
Friday’s eclipse was also expected to provide a supermoon, the moment the moon orbits at its closest proximity to the earth.

A Rare Total Solar Eclipse

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 23:56 GMT
A Rare Total Solar Eclipse
Friday’s eclipse will appear to be total only on the Faroe Islands and Svalbard, Norway, but it can be seen without going farther than your computer.

Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 20:41 GMT
Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful
Energy operators reliant on the sun prepared for a day of headaches as a total eclipse coincided with a supermoon.