Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press

Marcia Dunn

The Associated Press

Florida, United States

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Recent articles by Marcia:

This Is the Name Given to the Most Distant World Explored

The most distant world ever explored—4 billion miles away—now has a name, chosen from language of the Native American Powhatan people. → Read More

Most distant world ever explored gets new name: Arrokoth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means "sky" in the language of the Native American Powhatan... → Read More

Meet Arrokoth: new name given to snowman-shaped object New Horizons flew by

The snowman-shaped Kuiper Belt Object nicknamed Ultima Thule and visited by New Horizons on New Year's Day has a new official name: Arrokoth. → Read More

Most distant world ever explored gets a new name: Arrokoth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth on New Year's Day, years after exploring Pluto. At the time, this small icy world 1 billion miles beyond Pluto was nicknamed Ultima Thule given its vast distance from us. → Read More

Most distant world ever explored gets a new name: Arrokoth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth on New Year's Day, years after exploring Pluto. At the time, this small icy world 1 billion miles beyond Pluto was nicknamed Ultima Thule given its vast distance from us. → Read More

Most distant world ever explored gets a new name: Arrokoth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth on New Year's Day, years after exploring Pluto. At the time, this small icy world 1 billion miles beyond Pluto was nicknamed Ultima Thule given its vast distance from us. → Read More

Mini Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mini Mercury skipped across the vast, glaring face of the sun Monday in a rare celestial transit. → Read More

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. The Falcon rocket blasted into the morning sky, marking the unprecedented fourth flight of a booster for SpaceX. The compact flat-panel satellites — just 575 pounds (260 kilograms) each — will join 60 launched in May. SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk wants to… → Read More

That Tiny Black Dot on the Sun Today? It Was Mercury, in a Rare Celestial Crossing

Mini Mercury skipped across the vast, glaring face of the sun Monday in a rare celestial transit. → Read More

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. The compact flat-panel satellites — just 575 pounds (260 kilograms) each — will join 60 launched in May. SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk wants to put thousands → Read More

SpaceX just took the next step in Elon Musk's plan to give the entire world access to high-speed internet

SpaceX has launched 60 mini satellites, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. → Read More

Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sun

The solar system’s smallest, innermost planet will resemble a tiny black dot Monday as it passes directly between Earth and the sun. → Read More

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

International Space Station's latest delivery includes 12 bottles of fine French wine → Read More

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station Monday, not for the astronauts, but for science. The red Bordeaux wine will age for a year up... → Read More

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

While there's no plan for the astronauts to drink the wine in space, they did receive a special oven for baking chocolate chip cookies. → Read More

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station Monday, not for the astronauts, but for science. → Read More

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of out-of-this-world aging

The red wine will age for a year up there before returning to Earth. Researchers will study how weightlessness and space radiation affect the aging process. The goal is to develop new flavors and properties for the food industry. → Read More

Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight

Boeing's crew capsule is back on land after a brief flight to test its launch abort system. The Starliner capsule carried no astronauts Monday morning, just a test dummy. Boeing plans to launch the Starliner to the International Space Station next month, without a crew. → Read More

Space shipment launched with sports car parts, cookie oven

A supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday with sports car parts, an oven for baking cookies and a vest to protect against radiation. Northrop Grumman launched... → Read More

3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to bake cookies with new space oven

The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station -- scheduled for liftoff this weekend -- includes the Zero G Oven. Chocolate chip cookie dough is already up there, waiting to pop into this small electric oven designed for zero gravity. → Read More