People from the Carolinas to southeastern Massachusetts may be able to see portions of the ascent of Orbital's Antares resupply rocket. Orbital's cargo capsule, Cygnus, is headed for a rendezvous with the space station.
Carrying almost two tons of cargo, a SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down west of Baja California, marking an end to the fourth of 12 unmanned deliveries by the company to the International Space Station.
Scientist and photographer George Murray Levick accompanied Captain Robert Scott on his disastrous expedition to Antarctica. Now, after a century locked in ice, Murray's detailed notebook has been found.
A lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii had advanced hundreds of yards since Saturday morning and was moving at the rate of about 10 to 15 yards an hour, toward 50-60 homes. The lava flow is setting off methane explosions in its path.
Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, cut himself loose from a balloon some 25 miles up, parachuting to Earth safely and breaking a record set two years earlier by Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner.