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Winburn teacher chosen as 2021 Airborne Astronomy Ambassador

In November, McCall will spend an immersion week in Palmdale, California, culminating in a flight.

Ky. professors see increase in aerospace as projects head to the stars

"We are building a Lunar mission right now in Morehead, and that is absolutely crazy when you think about it," said Morehead State University Mechanical Engineering Professor Dirk Grupe.

SpaceX launches 2nd crew, regular station crew flights begin

Their launch Sunday night by SpaceX kicks off regular crew flights from the U.S.

New antenna will help Morehead, NASA track satellites

NASA provides New Satellite Antenna to Morehead State University

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday

Georgetown, Frenchburg residents part of winning MSU team

Team presents high-tech project this week

Georgetown, Frenchburg residents part of winning MSU team

Team presents high-tech project this week

‘Back in the game’: SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts (WATCH)

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.

ABC, NatGeo team up for live SpaceX astronaut launch coverage Wednesday

Tune in to "Launch America: Mission to Space" at 3 p.m.

Morehead students finalists in NASA competition

A team of five Morehead State space system engineering students and engineers from TU Delft, a university in the Netherlands, are finalists in a NASA competition.   

Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Katherine Johnson, a pioneering black NASA mathematician, has died at 101 years of age.

Three Kentucky students in the running to name a space rover

Three students in the state are semifinalists in NASA's contest to name a rover that will launch in Mars later this year.

NASA recognizes work of 3 Kentucky businesses

NASA has recognized three Kentucky companies for supplying critical elements and tools for the rocket boosters of the Space Launch System rocket.

NASA recognizes work of 3 Kentucky businesses

The business helped build the rocket boosters of the Space Launch System rocket.

NASA: crews working 24 hours for test launch deadline

A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch deadline for a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts toward the moon and Mars.

US-Russian crew blasts off to International Space Station

A Russian-American crew of three has blasted off to the International Space Station, making a second attempt to reach the outpost after October's aborted launch.

NASA, SpaceX approve test flight next week of crew capsule

NASA and SpaceX have approved a test flight next week of the new commercial Dragon capsule designed for crew.

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

NASA's longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.

NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months

NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

Giant rocks from space are falling more than they used to, but don't worry.

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