Recent Space and Astronomy Articles  Online    by Ken Kremer


2010 Tied for Warmest Year on Record say NOAA and NASA        1/16/11

Spectacular Eruptions of Mt. Etna in Sicily from Space and Earth       1/15/11

Deep Space Radar Unveils Rotating Asteroid 2010 JL33       1/13/11

NASA – The Frontier Is Everywhere (Videos): Readings from Carl Sagan       1/12/11

Kepler Discovers Its Smallest and First Rocky Planet       1/10/11

35 Days to STARDUST-NeXT Valentines Day Flyby of Comet Temple 1    1/10/11


NASA Redoubling Efforts to Contact Spirit    1/7/11‎


Spectacular Photos from the Jan. 4 Partial Solar Eclipse          1/4/11


Opportunity Photographed from Mars Orbit at Crater Precipice     1/4/11

“Astrobiology” Parody Video of Ke$ha’s “We R Who We R”       1/3/11


New Years Postcards from the Edge by Opportunity Mars Rover          1/2/11


Gorgeous 3 D Vistas of Martian Crater and Hydrate Minerals at Santa Maria      12/30/10


Twas the Shuttles last Christmas     12/27/10


Red Moon, Red Planet       12/26/10

Opportunity shoots Awesome Views of Santa Maria Crater   12/23/10

Powerful Mars Orbiter Directs Opportunity to Clays and Hydrated Minerals     12/17/10

Landfall at Santa Maria for Opportunity on Mars    12/15/10

The Longest Martian Odyssey Ever   12/13/10

Apollo 12 anniversary celebrated at Martian Crater as Opportunity blazes ahead   12/9/10

SpaceX postpones launch to December 8 or 9 after successful static fire test     12/6/10


Robots Invade Kennedy Space Center       11/10/10


Hydrogen Fuel Leak Postpones Discovery Launch to November 30      11/8/10


Discovery Unveiled, but Weather Delays Launch to November 5      11/4/10


Engine Glitch Delays Discovery Launch    11/3/10


Clock Ticking Down to Final Launch of Discovery    11/2/10


Final Discovery launch planned for Wednesday    11/1/10


Stacked Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters On the Move    10/28/10

Discovery Cleared for Final Blast Off on November 1    10/27/10

Orion Launch Abort System Stops in Philadelphia During Cross Country Trek  10/17/10


Discovery's Cargo Arrives at Launch Pad for Final Flight      10/16/10


Discovery's Final Cargo Arrives at Launch Pad     10/14/10


Inside the Firing Room with the Space Shuttle Launch Director    10/11/10


SpaceX targets Nov. 8 launch for Falcon 9 and Dragon     9/29/10

Inside SpaceX: Dragon Debut with Falcon 9 Launch set for October 23     9/17/10

Discovery Rolls to Vehicle Assembly Building for Final Flight     9/17/10

Space Shuttle Discovery is Hoisted and Mated to the External Fuel Tank     9/13/10

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Journey from Orbiter Processing Facility to the Vehicle Assembly Building    9/10/10

Space Shuttle Discovery Move Delayed When Water Main Break Closes KSC      9/9/10


Murals Commemorate Space Shuttle Legacy       9/2/10


'Plymouth Rock' Human Asteroid Trek Proposed for 2019      9/2/10


Orion Starts Testing Phase    8/22/10


NASA's Pioneer Orion Capsule Starts Its Test Phase     8/22/10

NASA's Orion Test Capsule enters Test Phase     8/10/10   

Fuel Tank for Last Shuttle Flight arrives at KSC    7/21/10


Spirit & Opportunity Mars Mosaics published at Spaceflight Now: Red Planet rover could emerge from slumber soon     7/19/10

Japanese Scientists Discover Dust Inside Hayabusa Asteroid Capsule   7/7/10

NASA's Last Two Space Shuttle External Tanks Are Being Built at Michoud  6/30/10

Deep Impact Earth Swing-by Sets Second Comet Rendezvous   6/28/10

Shuttle Era Extended to early 2011   6/25/10

Orion Budget is Cut 20 Per Cent with 600 Jobs Eliminated and Progress Slowed   6/14/10

Japanese Asteroid Lander Hayabusa Plunges Home to Earth  (with Video)  6/13/10

NASA's First Lunar Orion Test Capsule Built    6/7/10

Last Shuttle Booster Segments Arrive at KSC  6/2/10

Delta 4 Blast Off with Advanced new GPS Satellite Marks 50th Anniversary of Delta Program  (with video)  5/28/10

3-D Mural Hung in Tribute to Atlantis in Cape's Firing Room  5/27/10

Majestic Last Landing for Atlantis  5/27/10

Atlantis Heads Home for Final Touchdown  5/25/10

First Orion Capsule forming rapidly  5/25/10

Delta 4 Poised to Launch with Next Generation GPS Satellite  5/22/10

Atlantis Last Launch Blazes to Space and delivers Russian Rassvet Science Module to ISS  5/19/10

Atlantis' Last Blast Into Space  5/15/10

Gorgeous Atlantis Set to Soar  5/14/10

Atlantis GO for Launch as Soyuz Clears Path  5/13/10


Counting Down to Atlantis' Last Blast Off  5/12/10


Altantis' Final flight to loft Russian Science Beauty  5/11/10


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