See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Sunnyside Honors Bonnie Dunbar with Bronze Statue
Sunnyside will celebrate the life of its hometown astronaut Bonnie Dunbar today when a bronze statue is installed at the entrance to Central Park in downtown Sunnyside at South 5th Street and Franklin Avenue. Dunbar is a native of Sunnyside and the foundation for the community of Sunnyside want…
NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth
Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history ha…