NASA

Holiday Lights Can Be Seen From Space
We've all had that neighbor at least once. The one who so enthusiastically decorates their home for the holidays that you swear the lights could be seen from outer space. Maybe you are that neighbor. I've had plenty of neighbors over the years with displays that might qualify for view…
NASA Releases Best Photos Yet of Pluto
The guy in the photo above is Clyde Tombaugh, the man credited with discovering Pluto in 1930. Clyde Tombaugh was born here in Illinois, just outside Streator, in 1906. He built his first telescope at age 20, even grinding the mirrors himself...
Get Ready for Sunday’s Supermoon Eclipse
It hasn't happened since 1982, and the next one won't be until 2033. It's not just a "supermoon," it's a "supermoon eclipse." And, it's a fairly rare event. There have been just 5 supermoon eclipses since 1900 (1910, 1928, 1946, 1964, and …
Rock Valley College Student Selected to Visit NASA
A Rock Valley College student has been selected  to travel to NASA's Johnson Space Center as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).
Chandra Lopez will be in Houston, Tex., from May 20 to 22 as the five-week scholars program ends with an on-site event offering students t…
NASA is “All About That Space”
It started with Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass," then we got "All About That Baste" for Thanksgiving, now...it's NASA.
From CNET:
Now here's a line from a pop song you don't hear too often: "If you got boosters boosters, just rais…