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NASA’s Curiosity Lands On Mars

NASA’s Curiosity landed on Mars very early Monday morning. WCCO Radio’s Mike Lynch caught a snapshot as it all unfolded.

08/06/2012

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Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

Trailer Hauling NASA Telescope Found Near Dallas

A researcher says a truck trailer hauling a NASA-funded telescope from Minnesota to East Texas has been found near Dallas and the cargo apparently was undisturbed.

05/31/2012

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Shuttle Discovery Commander Recalls Past Missions

As a farm kid in growing up in North Carolina, Curt Brown always knew he’d someday become a pilot. But flying aboard NASA’s space shuttles would become the icing on his cake.

04/17/2012

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Is The World’s Quietest Room In Minnesota?

Just about everyone needs some peace and quiet every now and then, and there’s a place in the Twin Cities that might be able to give you all the quiet you need and then some.

04/05/2012

Minneapolis Developer Backs Out Of NASA Park

A Minneapolis developer chosen to create a new Colorado business park to cultivate innovative technology has backed out of the project.

08/22/2011

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Apollo 11 Landing Site On Moon

A picture taken recently of Apollo 11 landing site on the moon. This picture was taken by Nasa’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

07/25/2011

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Good Question: What Have We Gained From Outer Space?

In a little more than 12 hours, the space shuttle will blast into space and into American history books.

07/07/2011

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Man Gets 2 Years For Hacking Into NASA, Minn. Company

A Texas man who admitted hacking into the computer systems of a Minnesota company and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland has been sentenced to two years in prison.

06/15/2011

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NASA Selects Hudson H.S. Girls For Project

A group of five girls from Hudson Middle School in Wisconsin are now considered the best in the country. So much so that NASA came calling.

05/19/2011

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Amazing Photo Of The Space Shuttle!

You need to see this to put where they are heading into perspective!

05/16/2011

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Project Could Open NASA’s Doors For 2 Minn. Teens

A group of high schoolers from Royalton are getting some unexpected attention, all because of an extracurricular project that is opening doors for their future.

04/03/2011

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Full Moon Super Show Tonight And Tomorrow

Super full moon show tonight and tomorrow

03/18/2011

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking NASA, Business

A Texas man who admitted hacking into the computer systems of a Minnesota company and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.

02/23/2011

A solid fuel rocket booster disappears behind the contrail of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger January 28, 1986 over Kennedy Space Center as debris from the orbiter begins to fall to earth. (credit: BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Coverage Of The Challenger Disaster

It was 25 years ago today that the NASA space shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The lives of seven were lost, including school teacher Christa McAuliffe. Here […]

01/28/2011

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