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Mars Rover Holds Off-Earth Distance Record

NASA officials said Monday that Opportunity drove 157 feet over the weekend, which was enough to surpass the miles covered by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover.

07/29/2014

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Viral Video: Earth 360

Our Viral Video today – sometimes, a viral video doesn’t have to be silly or weird. Sometimes, it can just gorgeous.

07/01/2014

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Two North Texas Men Plan Trip To Mars… On A One-Way Ticket

Two North Texas men want to be part of a program to send earthlings to Mars and colonize it. They are among 200,000 people from around the world who signed up to participate in “Mars One.”

CBS 11–04/24/2014

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NASA Soliciting ‘Global Selfies’ To Celebrate Earth Day

NASA is celebrating Earth Day on Tuesday by asking you — and everyone else on the planet — to take part in the agency’s ‘Global Selfie’ event.

04/22/2014

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Asteroid Passing Earth Will Be Closer Than Moon

An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger.

03/05/2014

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Commission Can’t Shake Azle Residents’ Resolve

As the sun set Wednesday, a tank truck dumped a load at a disposal well for gas drilling waste in far north Parker County. It’s the one thing dozens of residents in the area didn’t want to see.

01/22/2014

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Viral Video: Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

The universe is filled with some pretty crazy facts, if you take the time to think about how it works. Check out these facts that are guaranteed to blow your mind.

12/12/2013

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North Texas Company Helping Launch NASA Space Lander

NASA is working on the next generation of space lander and a company from right here in North Texas is helping. Dozens of tests are putting the Morpheus Lander through the paces in Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–08/12/2013

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“Going Green” Never Looked So Good

Earth Day is meant to remind us we all need to do things that are eco-friendly, but is this possible when it comes to your wardrobe? It is, according to stylist Holly Quartaro, who says you can get great environmentally friendly items that look fantastic.

CBS 11–04/22/2013

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Meteorites Slam Into Russia As Asteroid Passes

A meteor streaked through the sky and exploded Friday over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb. Various videos have emerged which captured the streaking meteor.

02/15/2013

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Asteroid Set To Miss Earth By 17,150 Miles

NASA promised that the asteroid would miss Earth by 17,150 miles, avoiding catastrophe. But that’s still closer than many communication and weather satellites.

02/15/2013

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Asteroid Coming Close To Earth, But Just ‘Passing By’

An asteroid coming close to the earth next week doesn’t have much of a name. But then again, it is just passing by.

02/08/2013

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