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Minnesota Man Among Finalists For Mars Program

The self-proclaimed “Minnesota Martian” has made the latest round of cuts for the Mars One Program. Jackson Kisling was one of more than 200,000 when he applied to be one of the first people to go to Mars. Now he’s only up against 662 others.

11/18/2014

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Minn. Man Finalist In Mars Colonization Plan

A Woodbury man could be traveling to a place no human has ever seen. He’s a finalist to be one of the first people to live on Mars. A Dutch company has a plan to colonize Mars before 2025. They have bubbles that astronauts would live in and a whole plan on how to exist.

01/21/2014

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

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The Star Spica With Mars, Saturn & The Moon

Early this evening toward the end of twilight in the low southwestern sky, the new crescent moon will be just to the left of a triangle made by the planets Mars and Saturn along with the bright star Spica.

08/22/2012

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Conjunction Between Crescent Moon & Planets

Early this evening toward the end of twilight in the low southwestern sky, the new crescent moon will be in a close conjunction with a triangle made by the planets Mars and Saturn along with the bright star Spica.

08/21/2012

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Minn. Scientist Waiting To Inhale Air From Mars

How’s the air on Mars? A Minnesota scientist hopes to find out, soon.

08/10/2012

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Curious Look From Curiousity

Curiosity takes a first look around Mars and sends the video back to Earth. Check it out.

08/09/2012

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Astronomical Conjunction Between 3 Stars

There’s a nice conjunction of three bright stars that form a triangle in the low western sky these early evenings, best seen between 9:30 and 10 p.m. Two of the stars are actually the planets […]

08/03/2012

Injured Bit Bull, Cesar, Savage

Police, Animal Group Give Different Stories On Injured Pit Bull

A 4-year-old pit bull named Cesar is recovering after being found near death earlier this week.

07/27/2012

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Moon, Mars Conjunction

Tonight, the near full moon will be in a celestial hugging with the bright planet Mars in the southeastern evening sky.

04/03/2012

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The Venus-Jupiter Show

If we ever get a break in the clouds in the early evening (which we probably won’t), catch the Venus-Jupiter show in the western sky. They’re the brightest star-like objects in the western sky and […]

03/01/2012

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Look For Mars Tonight

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Over the next several nights you can use the full moon to locate Mars in the eastern evening sky. On Wednesday night, after about 8 p.m., look for a definitely reddish star-like […]

02/08/2012

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Early Morning Glimpse At Mars

Over the next couple of mornings around 5 to 6 a.m. they’ll be a nice conjunction in the early morning high southwest sky between the waning gibbous moon and the planet Mars that’s about 112 million miles away.

12/15/2011

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Crescent Moon Passing By Mars

In the Early morning eastern sky Thursday, look as the waning crescent moon will pass by the planet Mars in the constellation Gemini the Twins.

08/24/2011

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Choose Your News Winner: 4 Planets Align

People in Sydney, Australia got quite a treat last night. Sky-watchers were able to see Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter aligned. The spectacle only takes place once every 50 to 100 years.

05/13/2011

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