Wednesday, August 10, 2011

What's Hot This Week

Dazzling Northern Lights Possible for Northern US This Weekend

by Tariq Malik, Managing Editor

Skywatchers as far south as Pennsylvania should be on the lookout for auroras in the night sky sparked by a powerful geomagnetic storm, space weather experts say.

Boeing Needs Space Pilots for Spaceship & Rocket Test Flights

by Tariq Malik, Managing Editor

Boeing's new spaceship to fly astronauts into orbit for NASA and other customers has its rocket ride: an upgraded version of the Atlas 5 rocket currently used for satellite launches. All the company needs now are space test pilots.

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