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The NASA logo is displayed on a camera box near the space shuttle's launchpad in Florida. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mars ‘Flying Saucer’ Splashes Down After NASA Test

NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.

06/29/2014

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Astronaut Puts Space Items Up For Auction

Astronaut Alan Bean is offering some artifacts at a Dallas auction that were with him when he walked on the moon. Some of the items even feature traces of moon dust.

05/14/2014

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Viral Video: An Animated Space Adventure

This short animated film depicts a group of astronauts on the moon. When a monster attacks, one man is safe –that is, until he…

12/26/2013

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5th Annual Moon Day Celebrates Lunar Landing Anniversary

Forty-three years after Apollo 11 made the first moon landing, on July 20, 1969, we know more about what’s beyond plant Earth. Yet, there’s still much more to learn.

CBS 11–07/18/2013

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Sent To Int’l Space Station Astronauts

Chances are there is a group of astronauts enjoying a Texas treat today! The SpaceX Dragon recently docked with the International Space Station and carried a shipment of Blue Bell ice cream.

CBSDFW.COM–10/11/2012

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NASA Accepting Online Applications For Astronauts

Are you looking for a job? NASA is now hiring astronauts. You can even apply online at a giant government agency’s jobs website.

11/16/2011