Anchorage hits 100 inches of snow

More than 100 inches of snow has already fallen in Anchorage, Alaska this year. It's the earliest the city has ever reached that milestone. Over the weekend, a storm brought 16 inches to the city, pushing them over the century mark. This is only the second time in history Anchorage has had back-to-back years of 100 inches of snow.

NASA rocket launches into Alaskan northern lights

While a rocket launching into the northern lights puts on a spectacular show, it wasn’t just by happenstance. The timing of this launch had to be just right to get the necessary scientific data.