The gold cape worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 film "Cleopatra" brought $59,375 in a recent Entertainment and Music Memorabilia auction at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. Made to resemble the wings of a phoenix, the cape was worn twice, in scenes showing Cleopatra's dramatic entrance into R…
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The booster rocket used in a test flight
was badly dented when it fell into the Atlantic Ocean because of a
deflated parachute, NASA said Thursday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest rocket successfully
completed a brief test flight Wednesday, the first step in a
back-to-the-moon program that could yet be shelved by the White
TORONTO — Two coyotes attacked a promising young musician as she
was hiking alone in a national park in eastern Canada, and
authorities said she died Wednesday of her injuries.
A launch of the Ares I-X test rocket was scrubbed Tuesday
because of weather concerns at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape
Canaveral, Fla. NASA plans to use the Ares rocket to help replace
the shuttle fleet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time in more than 30 years,
Kennedy Space Center is about to launch a rocket that's not a space
shuttle. At 327 feet — 15 stories taller than the shuttles — the
Ares I-X is the tallest rocket in the world. But looks are a little
deceiving: it's carrying a…
WASHINGTON — NASA needs to make a major detour on its grand
plans to return astronauts to the moon, a special independent panel
told the White House on Thursday.
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the PX. I didn't like it because I had to change the battery. A
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VATICAN CITY — A prominent African cardinal said Monday there
was no reason why the next pope couldn't be black, particularly
following the election of President Obama.