Prayers are in order as it is being reported that NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson whose character was depicted by Taraji P. Henson in the 3 X Oscar nominated film ‘Hidden Figures’ has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson began working at NASA’s predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics’ in 1953 at […]

After two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry admitted he doesn’t believe humans have ever been to the moon, NASA is offering the Warriors guard some proof by inviting him to one of its lunar labs. This week Curry joined a list of NBA players with questionable scientific theories, alongside Vince Carter, Kent Bazemore, and Andre Iguodala. During a conversation on the Ringer podcast […]

Mass evacuations ahead of Hurricane Florence are still taking place while residents and tourists hope to evade what could be the strongest hurricane in decades to strike the East Coast. Ahead of what is projected to be massive devastation for several Southeast states, NASA has released high-definition footage of the storm as viewed from the International Space Station […]

Johnson’s doll is just one of many in a limited series honoring badass revolutionary women.   In anticipation of International Women’s Day, Mattel announced their latest Inspiring Women Series. It features Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and the woman whose story inspired the motion picture Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnson. Each doll in the new series comes with additional educational information about the […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga Community College and the NASA Glenn Research Center took 350 students from 14 local schools to see Hidden Figures on Friday. The major motion picture tells the story of Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson — a team of African American women who worked as mathematicians at NASA. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Former U.S. Senator and astronaut John Glenn passed away at a Columbus hospital. He was 95 years old. Glenn was hospitalized at James Cancer Hospital for more than a week before his passing. A spokesman for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State University told FOX 8 News that didn’t necessarily […]

All seven of the astronauts are still remembered all over the world to this day.   It’s been 30 years since the Challenger tragedy. You probably remember where you were on January 28, 1986. The tragedy unfolded on live TV, and the audience watching was particularly young. Christa McAuliffe, a high-school teacher from New Hampshire, was […]

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Retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin (pictured) became an Internet sensation after his official portrait surfaced online showing him posing with his two dogs, ABC News…


On February 9, 1995, Dr. Bernard Harris became the first African American to perform a spacewalk during the second of his two Space Shuttle flights.…

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two buildings at NASA Glenn Research Center have been evacuated due to a suspicious white powder. The buildings are an office building and a briefing center. The situation began at 11 a.m. and was still ongoing as of 1:45 p.m. A NASA Glenn official tells 19 Action News a total of […]

The initial Mars rover landing photos continue to amaze as Curiosity embarks on its historic mission on Mars. NASA’s highly anticipated landing went off without a hitch at 10:32 p.m. PDT on Aug. 5 (or for those watching across the east coast, at 1:32 a.m. EDT on Aug. 6). Following its 354-million-mile journey, the the […]

CLEVELAND — The proposed move of the NASA Glenn Visitors Center from Brook Park to the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland is a big step closer to reality now.