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Mars Rover Holds Off-Earth Distance Record

NASA officials said Monday that Opportunity drove 157 feet over the weekend, which was enough to surpass the miles covered by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover.

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Full Moon

Dallas Museum Celebrates Moon Day

It has been 45 years since man first set foot on the moon, and you don’t have to go far this weekend to get in touch with your inner space geek. The Frontiers of Flight Museum has a big celebration planned for Moon Day.

07/18/2014

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

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Astronaut’s Scissors Sold For $100,000 At Dallas Auction

Scissors used by astronaut Alan Bean when he walked on the moon sold for $100,000 at an auction of space gear.

05/14/2014

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Astronaut Puts Space Items Up For Auction

Astronaut Alan Bean is offering some artifacts at a Dallas auction that were with him when he walked on the moon. Some of the items even feature traces of moon dust.

05/14/2014

Image from video ' Eldorado Space Program at the Edge of Space ' via YouTube

High School ‘Space Cowboys’ Launch Probe 120k Feet Into Space

They’ve become known as ‘The League of Extraordinary Space Cowboys’. Three students at Eldorado High School out in west Texas have launched a balloon into space – and did it all live, online.

05/13/2014

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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

Hubble Space Telescope Images Released

Asteroid Talk

The guys review funny audio from a weather forecast and reveal their plans should an asteroid hit the Earth.

105.3 The Fan–04/23/2014

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DFW Man Proposes During ‘Blood Moon’

The moon turned a deep shade of red during a rare lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning. And one DFW man used the event as a chance to finally pop the question.

04/15/2014

A a blood-red Moon is seen over the Caribe area in Havana, during a total eclipse on October 27, 2004. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Blood Moon’ To Be Visible Over DFW

If the skies clear early Tuesday morning, North Texas will get to see a spectacular sight. A special lunar eclipse is expected to been visible over most of North America.

04/14/2014

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