NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is nearing its scheduled Sept. 21 insertion into Martian orbit after completing a 10-month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles.FULL STORY
The Department of Defense on Wednesday announced the death of Sgt. Charles C. Strong, who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.FULL STORY
Union general, congressman, cousin to Laura Ingalls Wilder—Isaac Ingalls Stevens was short in stature but long on achievements.FULL STORY
A stone monument in the shape of a lunar crescent was found this week in Israel and it dates back nearly 5,000 years!FULL STORY
On this day in 1940, Hitler announced a postponement of an invasion of Britain. A German assault across the English Channel had seemed imminent for months - London expected it, feared it, prepared for it. Churchill practiced with a pistol and said of the Germans, "You can always take one with you!"FULL STORY
After surviving the horrors of Nazi concentration camps, a German family achieved the American Dream.FULL STORY
There are very few periods of history which surpass the Napoleonic Era for the variety and splendor of the uniform of its combatants. This is particularly striking, counterpoised against the brutal and sanguine nature of battles in this period.FULL STORY
Treasure hunter Mel Fisher’s obsession with a 1622 Spanish shipwreck netted more than $400 million in gold, silver, and emeralds.FULL STORY
Has the skull of the extinct reptile been found? Or is it some other kind of reptile? The skull has scientists stumped!FULL STORY
Think you know your history? Try and answer this question without Googling!FULL STORY
NASA has selected 20 students from across the nation to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year.FULL STORY
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