• Jun 25, 2015

    Maryland Man Solicited Sex From Teen Boy via Social Media, Police Say

    A 30-year-old Baltimore County man faces charges after soliciting sex from a person he believed to be 15 years old.

  • Florida Apr 10, 2018

    Juno's Journey to Jupiter The View From Above the Gas Giant

    Juno was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Aug. 5, 2011, and successfully entered the orbit of Jupiter on July 4, 2016. The projects goal is to study the planet’s formation, evolution and structure. The key event was a 35-minute engine burn when it entered Jupiter’s orbit, which slowed Juno down enough to be captured by Jupiter’s powerful gravity….

  • Europe Jan 12, 2018

    Hello Jupiter! NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Giant Planet

    Soaring over Jupiter’s poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system’s largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops. The final leg of the five-year voyage ended Monday when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft fired its main rocket engine and gracefully slipped into orbit around Jupiter. Mission controllers celebrated when Juno sent back radio signals confirming it...

  • California Sep 15, 2017

    NASA's Saturn Probe Cassini Comes to a Fiery End, Its 20-Year Mission Over

    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years. Confirmation of Cassini’s expected demise came about 7:55 a.m. EDT. That’s when radio signals from the spacecraft — its last scientific gifts to Earth — came to an abrupt halt. The radio waves went...

  • Asher Klein Sep 2, 2016

    NASA Spacecraft Beams Back Close-Up Views of Jupiter's Poles

    A NASA spacecraft has captured the best views of Jupiter yet, revealing turbulent storms in the north pole. Jupiter’s northern polar region is stormier than expected and appears bluer than the rest of the planet, said mission chief scientist Scott Bolton of the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. “This image is hardly recognizable as Jupiter,” he said in a...

  • Europe Jul 4, 2016

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft Prepares for Cosmic Date With Jupiter

    A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. NASA’s Juno spacecraft fires its main rocket engine late Monday to slow itself down from a speed of 150,000 mph (250,000 kph) and slip into orbit around Jupiter. With Juno on autopilot, the delicately choreographed move comes without any help from...

  • NASA Jan 20, 2016

    ‘Good Evidence' of 9th Planet in Solar System: Scientists

    Scientists reported Wednesday they finally have “good evidence” for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system.

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