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 […]

This Winter Vacation in a ‘Snow Castle’

This Winter Vacation in a ‘Snow Castle’

In that Winter dream, there you are huddled around an ice-sculpted table in an igloo-bar, seated comfortably on a fur-covered ice stool as you sip an  hand-crafted icy drink from frosty glass carved from ice, all while you trade stories with your friends or fellow travelers about the day’s adventures in the SubZero outside. The […]