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pluto

Spacecraft To Give Earth First Close-Up Look Of Pluto

Closing in on the really far out. If everything goes right, a spacecraft built and controlled in Maryland will come out of hibernation Saturday night.

12/05/2014

Reid Wiseman back home

Baltimore Astronaut Reid Wiseman Returns To Earth After 6 Months In Orbit

Reid Wiseman returns to earth! The Baltimore County native is back on solid ground after an amazing journey on the International Space Station. Touchdown was at 11 p.m. Sunday, and it was a harrowing return for the astronaut, who was ending a six-month journey in space.

11/10/2014

Reid Wiseman

Md. Astronaut Reid Wiseman Back On Earth

After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, Baltimore County’s own Reid Wiseman is back on Earth.

11/09/2014

Super Moon in Manila

Biggest And Brightest Supermoon Of The Year To Appear Sunday

If the clouds cooperate Sunday evening, a massive full moon will rise over Maryland.

08/08/2014

air pollution

Breathing Easier? Satellites Show The Air Down Here On Earth Is Cleaner Than It Used To Be

It’s not just space NASA focuses on. A fleet of satellites also studies the Earth. That vantage point is showing most of us are breathing cleaner air.

06/27/2014

Reid Wiseman

Baltimore Astronaut May Be The Most Popular Man Off The Planet

Baltimore astronaut Reid Wiseman arrived at the International Space Station less than two weeks ago, but he’s already the most popular guy on-board– at least on Twitter, where he has more than 70,000 followers who can’t get enough of his photos of planet Earth.

06/10/2014

spring temps

NASA: Spring Temperatures Have Sprung Early

The calendar may say spring starts Thursday, but science says it’s starting earlier than it used to. That might be hard to believe after the winter we’ve been through.

03/20/2014

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Celebrity Philanthropists For The Earth

Learn which celebrities are building a sustainable future with efforts towards being green and educating the public about environmental issues.

12/13/2013

asteroid

Revising The Math: Chances Of Asteroid Hitting Earth Greater Than Once Thought

It appears Earth has dodged more bullets than expected. Last February’s meteor blast over Siberia sent NASA scientists back to their computers.

11/08/2013

habitable planets

Kepler Spacecraft Finds Plethora Of Earth-Sized Planets That Could Support Life

The idea that life exists outside of Earth gets a big boost. A NASA spacecraft is telling scientists that the possibility is stronger than ever.

11/05/2013

wildfires

Hotter, Drier Conditions Fueling Wildfires From Alaska To New Mexico

Scorched earth. That’s what new images from NASA satellites are showing across the world. Hotter, drier conditions are fueling more wildfires.

08/09/2013

curiosity

Mars Rover Curiosity Celebrates Its 1st Year On The Red Planet

NASA’s rover “Curiosity” landed on Mars one year ago this week. Its discoveries are already changing science books.

08/07/2013

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