Oct. 9, 2002
Scientists at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center have released new predictions for the 2002 Leonid meteor storm.
June 13, 2002
Today astronomers announced the discovery of more than a dozen New Planetsorbiting distant stars. One of those planetary systems looks curiously like our own.
July 26, 2002
An asteroid with almost no chance of hitting Earth made big headlines this week. Are we really in danger?
Nov. 6, 2002
The space shuttle's main engines are the best performing chemical rockets on Earth. You can listen to one roar during a live webcast of a engine test-firing on Nov. 8th.
April 10, 2002
Scientists have discovered something nearly invisible that straddles the vast Pacific Ocean: Hawaii's surprising island wake.
Oct. 16, 2002
Sky watchers in North America can spot the ISS and the Space ShuttleAtlantis at the same time on Oct. 16 and 17.
May 29, 2002
Earth scientists love it when Astronautspeer through the space station's extraordinary Destiny Lab window.
April 22, 2002
As vexing as they are beautiful, clouds play an important role in Earth's planetary greenhouse.
April 17, 2002
Scientists are learning that the key to predicting certain epidemics -- like Rift Valley fever in Africa or Hanta virus in the U.S. -- lies in an unexpected place: the ocean.
Feb. 8, 2002
By peering through a giant cosmic lens, scientists have found some of the first-born stars in our Universe.