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California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California's capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl...

Breathtaking images from the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition

A set of four images by Russian photographer Oleg Ershov has been awarded first place in...

Storm to usher in more chilly weather and even snow to...

A storm forecast to affect the Northwest this weekend will split into two parts -- and one of the pieces will take aim at...

Air Force and Blue Origin team up on a new California...

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s altitude facility at Edwards Air Force Base conducts research on next-generation rocket components, propellant formulations and subsystems; and high-vacuum...

NASA appoints two new center directors

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected acting directors at two of its field centers to take those positions on a permanent basis. NASA announced Jan. 23...

Blue Origin ramps up team for Blue Moon lander as it...

Jeff Bezos shows off a mockup of the Blue Moon lunar lander at its unveiling in Washington, D.C., in May 2019. (GeekWire Photo /...

Beetles and fire kill dozens of 'indestructible' giant sequoia trees

Giant sequoia trees, the largest living organisms on the planet – some more than three millennia old – have started dying from beetle attacks...

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe ski resort kills one person, seriously injures...

An avalanche in Northern California killed one skier and seriously injured another Friday, following heavy snow fall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, authorities said.The...

Avalanche near Lake Tahoe kills at least one person, injures another

An avalanche in Northern California killed one skier and seriously injured another on Friday, following heavy snow fall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, authorities...

Sierra Nevada explores other uses of Dream Chaser

WASHINGTON — As Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) continues production of its first Dream Chaser vehicle, the company is looking for ways to leverage that...

California governor's 'homelessness tour' seeks money, solutions to crisis on streets

(Reuters) - California’s governor began a week-long “homelessness tour” on Monday seeking $750 million to address growing numbers of people living on the streets,...

Dynetics teams up with Sierra Nevada Corp. for NASA’s big lunar...

An artist’s conception shows Dynetics’ design for a lunar lander. (Dynetics Illustration)Alabama-based Dynetics says it’s leading a team of companies proposing a crew-carrying lunar...

As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries

PARADISE, Calif. -- First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph (80 kph) wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton’s house and...

Dynetics, Sierra Nevada bidding on Artemis lunar lander

HONOLULU — A team led by Dynetics that includes Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is among the bidders for a NASA program to develop landers...

As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries

PARADISE, Calif. -- First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph (80 kph) wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton’s house and...

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left internment camp

LOS ANGELES — A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California’s second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had...

Our journalists reveal their best trips taken in 2019 Part...

Ciudad Perdita, or Lost City, Colombia Rupert Parker at...

Aircraft Maintenance Technician – Straight Flight

Job title: Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Straight Flight Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation Job description: Job Description: Employee will be responsible performing...

The Amazon rainforest is about to cross an irreversible threshold that...

amazon rainforest logging chainsawNacho Doce/ReutersExperts fear the Amazon rainforest has reached a catastrophic tipping point.Leading rainforest scientists Thomas Lovejoy and Carlos Nobre warned in an...

Download a free copy of the SpaceNews Awards issue

SpaceNews announced the winners of its third annual SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation at a Dec. 10 awards luncheon in Washington. NASA Administrator...

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg holds a campaign rally in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ed Kosmicki(Reuters) -...
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