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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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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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