It’s Official: 2015 Was The Warmest Year On RecordOn Wednesday, scientists at NASA and NOAA announced a historic finding about global temperatures in 2015.
Weather Blog: 3rd Rock From The Sun, 1st Rock From The MoonToday NASA released this new image of Earth, as it was rising above the horizon on the moon. The image was created by stitching together a series of images taken on October 12, 2015 from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
Weather Blog: We're Heading For A Worldwide RecordWhile there are still two weeks left in the year, most of the weather data is already in the books for 2015. What's clear is that it was a very warm year -- not just here in the upper Midwest, but across the entire globe -- and that warmth will likely set some records.
4 Things To Know: Pope’s Last Day In U.S., BLM To Protest TC MarathonHere's a look at the four things you need to know for Sept. 27, 2015. They include the pope's plan for his final day in the United States and the Vikings taking on the Charges at TCF Bank Stadium.
NASA Astronaut Tweets Picture Of St. Paul From SpaceYou may remember earlier this week when astronaut Kjell Lindgren tweeted a picture of Minneapolis from the International Space Station, orbiting the earth. Well now, St. Paul residents got a photo of their own.
NASA's Destination Station Comes To The Twin CitiesThe International Space Station may just seem like something floating around in space, but it actually has a real impact on our everyday lives. Now, NASA is bringing the experience of the ISS to the Twin Cities in Destination Station.
NASA Astronaut Tweets Picture Of Minneapolis From SpaceEver wonder what Minneapolis looks like from space? Well, wonder no longer! On Tuesday morning, Astronaut Kjell Lindgren tweeted the photo of what Minneapolis looks like from the International Space Station.
Good Question: Why Does Pluto Matter?On Wednesday afternoon, NASA released a series of photographs of Pluto that show ice mountains as high as the Rockies. Those pictures came from an unmanned spacecraft that took nine-and-a-half years to make the three-billion mile trip to the dwarf planet. The cost was $720 million dollars, but experts say the benefits are far more than that. So, why does Pluto matter? Good Question.
Reality Check: Trip To Pluto Cost Less Than Vikings StadiumNASA scientists and planet lovers everywhere are cheering the Pluto space probe, which is now sending images of the dwarf planet back to Earth. The cost of the 10-year voyage is raising eyebrows, but not for the reasons you might think.
Minnesota-Trained Doctor To Launch To Space StationAn astronaut trained as a doctor in Minnesota is set to go into space next week. Dr. Kjell Lindgren will be part of NASA's Expedition 44/45 launch on July 22. The Soyuz spacecraft will carry a crew including Lindgren to the International Space Station.
NASA Reaches Pluto After Nearly Decade-Long JourneyWe've made it to Pluto by NASA's calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making. The moment of closest approach for the New Horizons spacecraft came at 7:49 a.m. EDT Tuesday, culminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned an incredible 3 billion miles and 9½ years.
SpaceX Rocket Crash Destroyed Minnehaha Academy ExperimentAmong the experiments lost when an unmanned Space X rocket exploded after launch Sunday in Florida was the latest project by the Minnehaha Academy International Space Station team.