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Meteor seen by a NASA camera located near Mayhill, New Mexico. (Credit: NASA)

Friday Morning Meteor May Have Been Satellite

Just before 7 o’clock this morning, there was a bright flash in the sky. NASA confirms it was a meteor.

12/07/2012

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Sent To Int’l Space Station Astronauts

Chances are there is a group of astronauts enjoying a Texas treat today! The SpaceX Dragon recently docked with the International Space Station and carried a shipment of Blue Bell ice cream.

CBSDFW.COM–10/11/2012

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North Texas Students Show Curiosity In Mars

After the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, there’s been renewed interest in space. High school teachers across the country are seizing on that to bring astronomy into the classroom.

10/02/2012

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

will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

NASA Broadcasts will.i.am Song From Mars

Musician will.i.am made history on Tuesday with the help of NASA, but more importantly sent a message to youth in America — anything is possible.

08/29/2012

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Mars Curiosity Rover Passes Driving Test

Now that Curiosity passed its driving test on Mars, the six-wheel NASA rover set its sights on longer treks.

08/23/2012

Christopher J. Scolese, Director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center congratulates his team as they look at the first images of Mars to come from the Curiosity rover, shortly after it landed on Mars on August 5, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty Images)

Curiosity Rover Lands Safely On Mars

The robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past.

08/06/2012

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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APNewsBreak: 3rd Bankruptcy In Perry’s Tech Fund

Technology Fund has filed for bankruptcy, folding after the state cut off money that was tied to hitting milestones not in the original contract, the president of the startup said Thursday.

06/14/2012

Media watch as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, ready to transport it from Kennedy Space Center to the Washington D.C. on April 16, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Final Takeoff

After three decades of space service, NASA’s oldest shuttle, Discovery, began its new life as a museum relic on Tuesday with one final takeoff.

04/17/2012

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Solar Storm Headed Toward Earth May Disrupt Power

The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights.

03/07/2012

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Giant Asteroid Could Pose Threat To Earth In 2040

Scientists are keeping a close eye on a big asteroid that may pose an impact threat to Earth in a few decades.

02/28/2012

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