Recent UFO sightings and space news

Secret space plane lands in California
scienceline.org
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A mysterious U.S. space plane landed at a California Air Force base Friday after spending a record-breaking 675 days in Earth's orbit. Other than a handful of Air Force and NASA officials, no one really knows what this unmanned spacecraft has been …

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Virgin Galactic's ready to resume test flights to space
www.engadget.com
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We've been waiting for Virgin Galactic to begin ferrying passengers to the edge of space for what seems like forever, but now it looks as if we might be getting close. CEO George Whitesides has announced that test-flights of the SpaceShipTwo are about …

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Folding Origami Solar Panels Could Be Headed to Space (Video)
www.space.com
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A centuries-old Japanese tradition is the inspiration behind some new NASA technology. Solar panel arrays that fold and unfold like origami could be headed to space. Brian Trease, a mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, …

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Lauren's Science Corner: The International Space Station
minnesota.cbslocal.com
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And it's no shabby space abode. The International Space Station has a livable room akin to a six-bedroom home, with two bathrooms, a gymnasium, and a 360-degree bay window for an out-of-this-world view (had to make the joke). The ISS orbits Earth about …

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Small earthquake hits just north of town
www.wenatcheeworld.com
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CHELAN — A magnitude 1.9 earthquake hit Chelan at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, causing some residents to think there had been an explosion. The shaking was centered an eighth of a mile northeast of Chelan, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake
abc7news.com
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Events were held around the Bay Area to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. The 6.9 quake hit during the World Series between the Giants and A's at 5:04 p.m. on October 17, 1989. One section of the Bay Bridge buckled, the …

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