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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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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

LAKE MEAD NRA, NV - AUGUST 12: Perseid meteors fall as a satellite passes across the sky early August 12, 2008 near Rogers Spring in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. The meteor display, known as the Perseid shower because it appears to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. Tuesday morning was considered the peak of the shower, which is visible every August. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Perseid Meteor Shower Streaks Across North Texas Skies

Nature’s fireworks are filling the skies tonight as the Perseid meteor shower hits its peak.

08/11/2013

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Trekkies Weep Over Shuttle Unveiling In Houston

Trekkies arrived in Houston decked out in full-blown “Star Trek” outfits to see the official landing of the legendary Galileo shuttlecraft, not far from NASA’s Mission Control.

07/31/2013

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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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