Videos showed a bright flash of light, followed by a pop almost like a light bulb burning out.
Mr. Young also walked on the moon and was the only astronaut to fly in the Gemini, Apollo and shuttle programs.
An iconic photo of Mr. McCandless floating above Earth captured the imagination of millions. He also played a role in Neil Armstrong’s famed moonwalk.
The defeat of Roy S. Moore, the Republican, in Alabama’s Senate election contains some worrying signs for the party as it heads into the 2018 midterms.
Captain Weitz commanded the shuttle Challenger on its maiden voyage, and after it later exploded, he was among NASA officials who examined why.
By JACEY FORTIN July 21, 2017 A small white bag that has been to the moon and back — both literally and metaphorically — was purchased by an anonymous buyer for $1,812,500 (including a premium of $312,500) at auction at Sotheby’s on...