The Growing Risk Of Space Junk
Some space debris is too small to be cleaned up practically. Instead, we need to know where it is so we can avoid it.
Meteorologist Geoff Fox talks to experts about the risks that orbiting debris poses to astronauts and space infrastructure.
Retired NASA engineer Don Kessler was the first to propose the risk that chain-reaction collisions could cause in space.
Physicist and former NASA astronaut Ed Lu co-founded LeoLabs, a company that tracks space debris with ground-based radar to help satellite operators avoid collisions.
Mount Washington to reach wind chills of -100F, as cold as Mars
The Mars Curiosity rover has recorded nighttime temperatures in recent days of 105 degrees below zero. Temperatures don't often get that low on Earth.By Robert F. Bukaty / AP
Researchers asking for public's help to create 'map of the universe'
A team of researchers is compiling the public's answers on certain space images to classify galaxies and stars.By NASA
First Native American woman in space talks to reservation's students
Students on the Flathead Indian Reservation asked Nicole Mann questions as she was aboard the International Space Station.By NASA
Meet the musician teaching the banjo's African roots
As he performs across the country, Jake Blount is helping listeners learn how the banjo relates to Black American culture.By Scripps News
How authorities are combatting counterfeit Super Bowl gear
There's a spike in fake sports gear around the Super Bowl each year, and criminals are getting savvier and more sophisticated.By AP
This is how South Carolina is fixing the correctional officer shortage
A lack of correctional officers across the country is expected to worsen, but South Carolina is making changes to recruit and retain more workers.By Scripps News