| Mar 19, 2008
Arthur C. Clarke, who peered into the heavens with a homemade telescope as a boy and grew up to become a visionary titan of science-fiction writing and collaborated with director Stanley Kubrick on the landmark film "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died. He...
| Feb 8, 2007
After 19 years of marriage, three children and one magnificent shuttle flight into space, NASA astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak's life was beginning to unravel.
The Navy captain had separated from her husband a few weeks ago and, according to papers filed in...
| Aug 13, 2009
Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...
| Dec 6, 2009
In 1969, 600 million people -- one-fifth of the world's population -- watched the live television broadcast of the moonwalk. Leading art book publisher Taschen has not let the 40th anniversary go unheralded; its book " Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:37 PM
SpaceX – the rocket company that last year became the first ever to ship cargo to the International Space Station — now is on the verge of taking over one of the old space shuttle launch complexes at Kennedy Space Center.
NASA said Friday...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The holiday season tends to fill the world with music — from radio stations playing Christmas songs all day long, to church choirs rejoicing, to people just singing on the street. TV, of course, is also a place to find much music and singing this...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Editor's Note: The following article was published in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28, 1993.
LAGUNA BEACH — As nightfall revealed an eerie ring of red flames above this seaside gem, residents salvaged wedding albums and family mementos and...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Buzz Aldrin highlighted a group of accomplished astronauts that came to the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center for the Fly Around Dine Around event.
Aldrin, Joe Engle Dick Gordon, Walt Cunningham, Fred Haise all shared a memory with the crowd.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Buzz Aldrin is finally divorced from his third wife, Lois Driggs Cannon, but she's walked away with half his fortune and a whole lot of spousal support....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:58 PM
ARDMORE (AP) — The only 1-iron anyone talks about at Merion Golf Club is kept under wraps.
And it won't be found in a bag at the U.S Open.
Unlock the waterproof case, remove the soft covering, and it comes into view. Slip on the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
In 1969, the world watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make history by taking the first human steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.
These days, Aldrin embarks on speaking engagements and continues to inspire student across the country...