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North Texans Stay Up Late In Awe Of Blood Moon Vision

Dozens of people gathered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas early Tuesday morning to see the first of a series of eclipses so rare it usually happens only once every several hundred years.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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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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CIA Document Maps Area 51, But No Mention Of UFOs

The CIA is acknowledging in the clearest terms yet the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades.

08/17/2013

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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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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

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Brilliant Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Skywatchers around the world are in for a treat tonight, as the annual Geminid meteor shower is poised to put on a spectacular show.

12/13/2012

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Jeff Ray Talks ‘Blue Moon’

There is a full moon tonight, the second this month. About every 18 months you get two full moons inside the same calendar month. That’s called a “Blue Moon” even though the moon isn’t actually blue.

08/31/2012

Full Moon

‘Blue Moon’ On Day Of Neil Armstrong Service

There’s a rare ‘blue moon’ on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar. That’s the day of a private service for Armstrong, who died last Saturday in Ohio at age 82.

08/30/2012

Full Moon

Dallas Museum Celebrates Moon Day 2012

Saturday marks 43 years since Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps on the Moon, and that moment will be celebrated at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas.

07/20/2012

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‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse To Be Visible In Texas

Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia, as the moon will slide across the sun.

05/17/2012

Full Moon

NASA Scientist Explains Total Lunar Eclipse

There is a total lunar eclipse coming early Saturday morning. A research scientists from NASA explains why this rare event is so special.

12/09/2011

Full Moon

‘Super Moon’ Will Be Quite The Sight

On Saturday the moon will be the closest to the earth it ever gets—about 221,000 miles. And for some the lunar mystery is both physical—and metaphysical.

03/18/2011

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