SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean

The privately owned SpaceX Dragon fired its engines for the last time Tuesday at 11:42 a.m. EDT - sending it through the Earth’s atmosphere for a spectacular splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m.

Microbes piggy-back on dust clouds

A new study has found that many microbes are able to cross the Pacific Ocean on dust plumes.

This deep-sea squid jettisons arms as a defensive tactic

University of Rhode Island researchers have observed a never-before-seen defensive strategy used by a small species of deep-sea squid.

SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Pacific Ocean

Crew members of Expedition 31 aboard the International Space Station (ISS) unberthed the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the orbiting complex’s Harmony module early this morning.

Pentagon loses hypersonic aircraft over Pacific Ocean



The Pentagon lost contact with the Falcon HTV-2 as it attempted to conduct a hypersonic test flight over the Pacific Ocean.

International Space Station gets a reprieve

So let me understand this. First, we spend billions of dollars building the International Space Station (ISS). Then Moscow decides it will unceremoniously fly the ISS into the Pacific Ocean.

Global Hawk UAV completes GloPac mission

NASA's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft has successfully completed four science flights over the Pacific Ocean.

US military loses contact with experimental hypersonic vehicle

The US military has apparently lost contact with an experimental hypersonic vehicle over the Pacific Ocean.