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American Astronaut Prepares For ISS Mission

American astronaut Reid Wiseman is training for a trip to the International Space Station in three weeks. But first, he spoke with CBS 11 News from his base in Star City, Russia.

05/09/2014

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Cdr. Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie In Space

In his last night aboard the International Space Station, Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield released a video cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”.

05/13/2013

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Musicians Could Set New Record At UNT Horn Symposium

Musicians from around the world are gathering in Denton this weekend to try to set a new world record. They’ll be performing in the world’s largest French horn ensemble.

05/18/2012

Media watch as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, ready to transport it from Kennedy Space Center to the Washington D.C. on April 16, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Texas Officials Quiet On Space Launch Site Project

Proponents of a Texas space base reportedly are getting little encouragement from state officials.

05/06/2012

astronauts Dan Burbank and Flight Engineer Don Pettit spent Jan. 31 video chatting with Mansfield ISD students.

Astronauts In Orbit Chat With Eager Mansfield ISD Students

On Tuesday afternoon, fifth and sixth graders from Asa E Low Intermediate School anxiously awaited a direct link to the vast, cold darkness of outer space.

01/31/2012

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Texas Plant Will Turn Sewage Into Drinking Water

After years of diminishing water supplies, some communities are resorting to a plan that might seem absurd: turning sewage into water.

08/10/2011

In this handout image provided by NASA, the sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean silhouetting space shuttle Atlantis' external fuel tank and solid rocket boosters. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Shuttle’s Last Hookup: Hugs, Kisses And Emotion

As the miles melted between Atlantis and the International Space Station, the emotions grew — in orbit and on the ground.

07/10/2011

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on May 16, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

With Shuttle Program Ending, What’s Next For NASA?

While today’s shuttle launch will be the last “blast off” for the foreseeable future, that doesn’t mean the folks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be getting a break any time soon. CBS11 was the only North Texas station allowed access to see what NASA’s doing when the shuttle program ends.

07/08/2011

Space shuttle Atlantis on Pad 39A July 5, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as preparations are made for the July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Former N. Texas Astronaut To Attend Final Atlantis Launch

A former astronaut from North Texas has been invited to attend the final launch of the historic space shuttle Atlantis at the end of the week.

07/05/2011