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Trending: #GiveGregTheHoliday, Earth Day Selfies, Freeman On Helium

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

CBS 11–05/23/2014

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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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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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American Astronauts Complete Urgent Repair Job

Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.

04/23/2014

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Trending: Earth Day Selfies, Most Searched Athlete, Clarkson’s Bump

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media sites.

CBS 11–04/22/2014

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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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Pilots Often Head To Wrong Airports

On at least 150 commercial air carrier flights since the early 1990s, pilots have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land before realizing there was a mistake.

02/10/2014

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A Rare Christmas Eve Spacewalk

Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump.

12/25/2013

A full moon rises behind the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida on November 17, 2013. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA)

NASA Launching Robot Explorer To Mars

NASA’s newest Martian explorer is on its launch pad, ready to soar. The MAVEN spacecraft is scheduled to blast off aboard an unmanned Atlas V rocket on Monday afternoon.

11/18/2013

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

NASA Spacecraft Detects Plastic Ingredient On Saturn Moon

NASA found an ingredient of plastic — the first time the chemical has been detected on another world.

09/30/2013

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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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