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Screen shot of commercial rocket exploding during liftoff (KTVT via NASA)

Experiments From Texas Students On Rocket That Exploded

Some Texas students’ experiments were destroyed when an unmanned rocket headed to the International Space Station exploded after liftoff in Virginia.

10/29/2014

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Rocket Explodes With UT Austin Experiments Onboard

A commercial space station supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded six seconds after liftoff at a launch site at Wallops Island, Virginia.

10/28/2014

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

A a blood-red Moon is seen over the Caribe area in Havana, during a total eclipse on October 27, 2004. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texans Up Early To See ‘Blood Moon’

In spots with clear skies, North Texans were able to wake up early Wednesday morning and see a cool lunar eclipse that appeared to turn the moon a reddish color.

10/08/2014

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Former Astronaut Nagel Dies After Illness

Steven R. Nagel, a former astronaut who flew on four space shuttle flights, has died after a long illness.

08/23/2014

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Potential Replacement For Space Shuttle Being Built In Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada Corporation showed off composite structure of the Dream Chaser spacecraft in Fort Worth Friday.

08/01/2014

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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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Dallas Museum Celebrates Moon Day

It has been 45 years since man first set foot on the moon, and you don’t have to go far this weekend to get in touch with your inner space geek. The Frontiers of Flight Museum has a big celebration planned for Moon Day.

07/18/2014

A picture taken on July 20, 1969, show astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walking on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity. (credit: NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Where Were You During The 1st Moonwalk?

On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was “out of town” when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since. He and Neil Armstrong were on the moon.

07/17/2014

School teachers react as they experience zero gravity during a parabolic flight aboard a Boeing 727 aircraft flying out of Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, California on September 26, 2011. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Students To Ride NASA’s ‘Vomit Comet’

Think you have to be an astronaut to experience weightlessness? A group of Dallas college students are getting a chance to fly on NASA’s zero gravity plane, dubbed the ‘vomit comet.’

07/10/2014

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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NASA May Grab Asteroid That Passed Earth

NASA is zeroing in on the asteroids it wants to capture, haul near the moon and have astronauts visit. Officials on Thursday described a prime candidate: A tiny asteroid that whizzed about 7,600 miles above Earth in 2011.

06/20/2014

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