Aug. 13, 1999
The PerseidsLive! meteor balloon ruptured prematurely on its way to the stratosphere. Nevertheless, many observers on the ground were able to see and listen to Perseid meteors. This story includes RealVideo of the meteor balloon popping and an audio recording of a Perseid meteor radar "ping."
May 7, 1999
This weekend, a high-flying weather balloon takes off from Kansas in search of meteoroids from comet Halley.
May 19, 1999
Although technology you see in a Star Wars movie may seem like futuristic fantasy, check out some research NASA is doing today to turn some of that fantasy into fact.
Nov. 2, 2006
May 26, 1999
Scientists studying powerful Gamma-ray Burstsin deep space accidentally discovered a closer source of gamma energy -- thunderclouds on Earth.
Feb. 4, 1999
The Stardust spacecraft is poised to blast off on a rendezvous with a comet - and set to bring back pieces of the comet's coma to Earth.
Nov. 17, 1999
Tuesday night an unusual Earth-grazing fireball attracted stares in over a half-dozen US states. Could it be a taste of things to come when the Leonids peak Thursday morning?
Nov. 4, 1999
Ham radio operators can help NASA collect and analyze data from a satellite scheduled for launch Nov. 19. Data from the Plasma Experiment Satellite Test will be used in designing an advanced propulsion system that plugs into the Earth's magnetosphere.
Dec. 17, 1999
A 10-day balloon flight this month will include two small detectors designed to improve our understanding of the radiation hazards that will be faced by Astronautson extended missions such as Mars exploration.
April 12, 1999
At the 1999 Advanced Propulsion Research Workshop, fusion and antimatter take center stage as rocket fuels of the future.