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  • Rebecca DeWhitt charges her electric vehicle in the driveway of the Portland, Ore., home she rents on Sept. 30.
    Gillian Flaccus
    The transition to electric vehicles is underway for homeowners who can power up in their own garage, but for millions of renters, access to charging remains a significant barrier.
  • The Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft at Launch Complex 39B
    Rick Glasby
    At a news conference onThursday, September 8th, NASA provided an update on the Artemis I mission. NASA is hoping to launch the SLS rocket on September 23rd or September 27th. This assumes the fuel leak has been fixed, and the Space Force grants a waiver on a termination system battery requirement. Without that waiver, the SLS rocket will have to be rolled back into the Vehicle Assembly Building, pushing the launch into October.Are you curious about what NASA hopes to achieve with Artemis I? In the video below, WFIT's Rick Glasby explains in layman's terms the goals and timetable for this historic mission.
  • gateway
    A new attraction opened on June 15 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex. It combines actual flight-flown artifacts with a motion theater simulating space travel.
  • Early opera recordings on wax cylinders 1900–1904, recorded by Lionel Mapleson.
    Robert Kato Lionel
    New York Public Library
    The New York Public Library recently received a machine that will read cracked and scratched wax cylinders — which include some of the earliest recorded audio.