NASA Celebrates the New Year on a Distant World

NASA Celebrates the New Year on a Distant World

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has survived humanity’s most distant exploration of another world. Just 10 houra after the middle-of-the-night encounter 4-B miles away, flight controllers in Laurel, Maryland, received word from the spacecraft late Tuesday morning. Cheers erupted at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, home to Mission Control. “We have a healthy spacecraft. We’ve […]

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter Skiing and snowboarding dominate the Winter sports activity lists, there is a whole lot of other activities that will tempt you to get out and enjoy this picturesque time of the year. From running in the North Pole to spotting exotic animals and whizzing across snowy fields at […]

Some Unique Thanksgiving Holiday Doings 

Some Unique Thanksgiving Holiday Doings 

Some Unique Thanksgiving Holiday Doings For many of us Thanksgiving looks like a Norman Rockwell painting. A big family sitting down at a perfectly-set table to enjoy all the traditional foods, from a roasted and basted turkey to the favorite traditional side dishes. Pies sit in the windowsill, the kids squabble for the wishbone and […]