Space Travel

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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

A Geminid meteor streaks between peaks of the Seven Sisters rock formation on December 14, 2010 in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Ross Perot Part Of Asteroid Mining Venture

A Texas billionaire financing space robots, mining near-earth asteroids for platinum and gold, may sound like the plot line to the latest 3-D adventure movie, but it isn’t.

04/24/2012

The Virgin Galactic White Knight 2 aircraft. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texans Hoping To Blast Off Into Space

Although the final shuttle launch is set for July 8, that doesn’t mean the end of space travel. CBS 11 News looks at how some North Texans are paying a private company to become space tourists.

07/07/2011