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“Gemini”

Aug 7, 2014 05:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight, the state of Hawaii is facing the first hurricane to make landfall on its islands since 1950. But Hurricane Iselle is only the first of a two that is cause for concern — Hurricane Julio following only a few … Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A sophisticated exoplanet-hunting instrument, attached to one of the most powerful telescopes in the world, has opened its infrared eye for the first time.
Feb 1, 2013 02:15 PM ET // Ray Villard
During the heat of the Space Race, engineers thought up a wild barnstorming scheme for getting Americans to moon before the Soviets -- hot-rod a Gemini capsule for a lunar mission. ->
Jan 11, 2011 07:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the spirit of high jinx during the 1969 Apollo 12 mission, a surprise awaited astronaut Richard Gordon.
Aug 30, 2012 02:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In 1961, test pilots Neil Armstrong and Milton Thompson built their own research aircraft.
Aug 30, 2010 07:51 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
What seems to be angering the supermassive black holes inside distant, yet powerful, radio galaxies?
Sep 20, 2012 06:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
On September 20, 1963, President Kennedy publicly proposed canceling Apollo in favor of a joint lunar program with the Soviet Union.
Aug 23, 2012 06:58 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In August 1964, a winged Gemini spacecraft crashed into the dry lakebed at Edwards Air Force Base.
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