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2:21 pm on Friday August 30, 2013

Did you Know: Lake City man was second African American to go to space

The Huffington Post today is honoring the first African American in space by showcasing the second.  On this day, 30 years ago, Guion S. Bluford became the first African American to go to space but SC native from Lake City, Ronald E. McNair was the...
12:44 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

Comet PANSTARRS visible in the Lowcountry horizon

Image by NASA According to NASA's "Asteroid and Comet Watch," a comet bearing the name PANSTARRS (named after the telescopic survey that discovered it) will be visible to the naked eye low on the western horizon throughout the month of March.    
8:09 am on Saturday August 11, 2012

'Best meteor shower of the year' happening this weekend

Flickr user ashley.adcox On the nights of August 11 through 13, 2012, the heavenly display will be best viewed after 10 p.m. and won't really kick into high gear until the pre-dawn hours.  The Perseids meteor shower is thanks to the 130-year orbit...
5:01 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Skywatcher alert: NASA rocket 'cloud tracers' may be visible in Grand Strand (Update: pics)

NASA/Wallops a Flickr slideshow of the NASA's Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment (ATREX) Update March 29, 2012: NASA successfully launched five suborbital sounding rockets early Tuesday, March 27th from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as...
3:45 am on Thursday October 8, 2009

Citadel professor part of NASA's mission to find water on the moon

Image by Flickr user Rob UnreallImage by 20091008-moon.jpgLuke Sollitt, an assistant professor of physics at The Citadel, has been working with NASA on their mission to the moon that launches this Friday, October 9. Sollitt and NASA are shooting a...
6:38 am on Saturday October 25, 2008

NASA to Santee-Cooper: Coal plant a bad idea

The head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies has met with Santee-Cooper's CEO Lonnie Carter and the utility's board to persuade them that coal power plants are a bad idea, including the proposed power plant. Go read about it at...