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Halted rocket test could stall NASA moon shot, redo possible

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is considering a second firing of its moon rocket engines after a critical test...

NASA shows off Mars’ Grand Canyon

Arizona's Grand Canyon may have met its match and it's not even on this planet. NASA released this photo of a canyon on Mars, the...

Jupiter, Saturn merging in night sky, closest in centuries

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jupiter and Saturn will merge in the night sky Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since...

High-res image of the sun captured by solar telescope

This photo is out of this world-- literally! Check it out. This is a sunspot-- a dark area on the sun-- taken by what scientists...

Flash of luck: Astronomers find cosmic radio burst source

By SETH BORENSTEIN A flash of luck helped astronomers solve a cosmic mystery: What causes powerful but fleeting radio bursts that zip and zigzag through...

Tesla Roadster has close approach with Mars

The Tesla Roadster made its first close approach to Mars this week. The Roadster is an electric sports car with a mannequin in the driver's...

NASA: comet discovered to have its own Northern Lights

An out-of-this-world discovery; the Rosetta Mission just revealed Comet 67P has its own Northern Lights! NASA says this is the first time an ultraviolet aurora...

‘Save Space Camp’ drive prompted by virus reaches $1.5M goal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A fundraising drive has reached its goal of bringing in $1.5 million to save Space Camp from closing because of...

‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 fifty years later

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 13's astronauts still shun superstition 50 years after their harrowing moonshot. Mission commander Jim Lovell...

Biloxi releases two documentaries on native son Fred Haise

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise's mission into space, the city of Biloxi is releasing two documentaries on its...

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01/22 Ryan’s “Damp” Friday Night Forecast

Cloudy skies moved in last night, but the rain waited until today...just didn't see all that much of it.

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, January 22, just increased to an estimated annuity jackpot of $1 billion, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced. The new cash...

1/22 – Rob Knight’s “Gray/Gloomy” Friday Afternoon Forecast

A band of rain continues to affect the area heading into this afternoon...

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron dies

 Baseball great Hank Aaron has died at the age of 86.