Tag Archives: NASA

Italy government won't buy stake in Telecom Italia – sources

MILAN (Reuters) – The Italian government has no intention of buying a stake in Telecom Italia to offset the growing influence of French investors in the phone group, two sources…

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Pope in Africa says dialogue vital to avert violence in God's name

By Philip Pullella & George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Thursday in Kenya, which has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist militants, that dialogue between religions…

Astronauts in Space Honor Paris Attack Victims (Video)

The crew of the International Space Station & flight controllers worldwide held a moment of silence this week for the victims of the Nov. 13 Paris terrorist attacks, & NASA…

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Three decades in, Sinai's peacekeepers are under pressure

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – They half-joke that they are "smoke detectors," installed in Sinai after Egypt's 1979 peace deal with Israel as insurance against any future flare-ups. More…

How to Make History as a NASA Astronaut Without Walking on Mars

NASA this week announced it would shortly commence accepting applicants for its next class of astronauts, enticing potential candidates with the chance to "advance a future human mission to Mars."…

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Obama says bomb may have caused Egypt plane crash

US President Barack Obama & British Prime Minister David Cameron both believe a bomb may have downed a Russian plane in Egypt, with reports Friday suggesting their view was based…

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Got the Right Stuff? NASA Is Recruiting New Astronauts

Calling all aspiring astronauts: NASA announced today (Nov. 4) that it will be accepting applications starting in December for its next round of astronaut training. Currently, there are 47 active…

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NASA to Unveil New Findings About Mars' Atmosphere Thursday

NASA will reveal new results approximately the atmosphere of Mars this Thursday (Nov. 5), & you can watch the action live. The space agency is hosting a news conference on…

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Got the right stuff? NASA is hiring astronauts

Think you have the right stuff to be an astronaut? NASA issued a hiring call on Wednesday for space explorers that may fly on future missions aboard commercially built spacecraft…

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2 degrees, flies planes, author, works at NASA. His age? 17

BOSTON (AP) — Moshe Kai Cavalin has two college degrees, yet he's too young to vote. He flies airplanes, yet he's too young to drive a car alone. Life is…