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New NASA Mission Hoping To Find Out What Turned Mars Into The Red Planet

This Sunday may mark the end of summer, but it’s the start of a new Mars mission. A NASA spacecraft will lock into orbit on Sept. 21.

09/19/2014

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Maryland-Built Satellite Launched In Japan Will Track Storms From Space

This winter has put weather front and center for most of us. Now it’s about to come into the sharpest focus ever from space.

02/27/2014

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Solar Flip-Flop: Sun’s Magnetic Poles Prepare To Switch Places

A solar flip-flop. Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center say the sun is in the process of reversing its magnetic poles.

12/06/2013

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Things Heating Up In Space: Heightened Activity Reported On Sun

It’s not visible by eye, but the sun is experiencing a great deal of activity right now.

06/14/2013

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Maryland-Controlled Rover Measures Greenland Ice Cap

NASA has a history of sending robotic rovers to Mars but its latest will work right here on Earth.

05/06/2013

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Celebrating Earth Day From The Sky

At NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Earth is the focus every day.

04/22/2013

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty To Thefts From Goddard

A Caroline County man has pleaded guilty to stealing tools and aluminum scaffolding from the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt.

03/28/2013

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Asteroid Heading Toward Earth May Come Too Close For Comfort

A very close encounter. Next Friday, an asteroid will pass the Earth at a very close range.

02/08/2013

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‘The Black Marble:’ New NASA Satellite Shows Earth At Night

Earth has been called a blue marble ever since that famous picture was snapped by astronauts standing on the moon.

12/10/2012

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Rover Reveals New Information About Mars

An amazing discovery on Mars by the rover Curiosity. NASA scientists in Maryland say soil samples have uncovered traces of an essential building block for life! So does it mean we could someday live on Mars?

12/03/2012

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NASA’s Earth Observatory Monitors Charm City From Outer Space

When the International Space Station passed over Baltimore, one of the astronauts snapped a picture of Charm City.

11/07/2012

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Amateur Paleontologist Finds Dinosaur Footprint Near Goddard Space Flight Center

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) may be in the “future” business, but at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, it also has a footprint in the distant past.

08/22/2012

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