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Astronaut Terry Virts Completes 3rd Spacewalk In 8 Days

Mission accomplished! Howard County native Terry Virts successfully completed his third walk outside the International Space Station—but it did not go off without a hitch!

03/02/2015

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Md. Astronaut Safe After Water Leaks Into Helmet

A Maryland astronaut ended up with unwanted water in his helmet Wednesday after breezing through a cable and lube job outside the International Space Station.

02/25/2015

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Reid Wiseman Reflects On His Time In Space, Says He’d Like To Go Back

The Maryland native and NASA Astronaut says the trip to space gave him a new perspective.

02/19/2015

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NASA Says ‘Mega Droughts’ Could Last For Decades

Mega droughts lasting decades. That’s the future NASA scientists see coming, as climate change increases extreme weather events.

02/17/2015

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Goddard Space Flight Cntr. Exhibits Face-To-Face Showcase Of The Sun

Taking hard science and making it into a memorable experience, isn’t always possible, but not all science has the sun taking a star turn.

02/11/2015

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2014 Warmest Year On Record, Officials Say

It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.

01/16/2015

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Md. Astronaut Evacuated From International Space Station

It’s never happened before today. Alarms aboard the International Space Station force an evacuation by astronauts, from the American section of the station into the Russian compartment.

01/14/2015

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Soil Moisture To Be Tracked From Space

It exists only a few inches beneath our feet, but without it we wouldn’t be here. It’s moisture trapped in the soil, and unlocking its secrets means going into space.

01/09/2015

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Maryland Students Worked On NASA Instrument

Three high school graduates from Maryland were selected to work on NASA’s Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, an instrument built to measure the atmosphere’s clouds and particles from space and scheduled to be launched to the International Space Station on Tuesday.

01/02/2015

A picture taken from the Kuwaiti capital with a telescopic lens shows, a gigantic sunspot known as AR2192, and measures almost 80,000 miles across, on the lower center of the sun on October 25, 2014. AFP PHOTO/YASSER Al-ZAYYAT        (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Scientists Work To Make Sunspots More Predictable

While winter weather has gripped much of the nation, there’s also a focus this week on space weather as NASA scientists look to make sunspots more predictable.

11/20/2014

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Md. Astronaut Reid Wiseman Is Back From Space

Maryland’s own Reid Wiseman is adjusting to life back on Earth.

11/18/2014

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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

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