All a-Twitter as John Glenn turns 95

Jul 19, 2016

All a-Twitter as John Glenn turns 95

John Glenn is being showered with birthday recognition. The first American to orbit the Earth was trending on Twitter on Monday as he turned 95. The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland was among organizations tweeting about Glenn’s birthday. It posted a 2012 photo ...

ISS-bound Onishi unable to vote in Upper House poll

Jul 8, 2016

ISS-bound Onishi unable to vote in Upper House poll

He may be about to arrive at the International Space Station as only the 11th Japanese astronaut to enter space, but there is one feat Takuya Onishi cannot achieve: vote in this Sunday’s election. Onishi is unable to cast his ballot in the Upper ...

NASA's Juno successfully inserted into Jupiter's orbit

Jul 5, 2016

NASA's Juno successfully inserted into Jupiter's orbit

NASA celebrated a key triumph on Tuesday as its $1.1 billion Juno spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Jupiter on a mission to probe the origin of the solar system. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California erupted in cheers as the solar observatory ...