NASA

Curiosity mission well worth the cost

As a citizen interested in the world and universe in which I live, I must take on Sally Dawley’s comical comments (“Will Martians continue their lifestyle?,” Read ...

Historic commercial space flight ends with Pacific splashdown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The SpaceX Dragon supply ship returned to Earth on Thursday, ending its revolutionary nine-day voyage to the International Space Station with an old-fashione ...

Local meteorite finds spark NASA to take to the skies

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A group of scientists took to the skies in a slow-moving airship Thursday in search of meteorites that rained over California's gold country last month. It' ...

Behind the Signature: Geary C. Tiffany

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Geary C. Tiffany Lives in: North Auburn, with wife Marysue, since retiring three years ago. The Tiffanys have a son and ...

Locals share memories of lunar landing

Today marks the 40th anniversary of man’s first walk on the moon. The three-man crew of Apollo 11 were launched from the Kennedy Space Center on July 16. Buzz Aldrin, Michael C ...