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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

Reid Wiseman back home

Md. Astronaut Reid Wiseman Is Back From Space

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

11/18/2014

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

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Md.-Made Instruments Help NASA Collect Debris From Comet

There’s nothing like being at the right place at the right time. That includes the planet Mars.

11/07/2014

NASA rocket explosion

Investigation Continues Into Cause Of NASA Rocket Explosion Near Md. Line

Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.

10/30/2014

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Witnesses Rattled After Unmanned Rocket Explosion Near Md. Line

Investigators want to know what turned a spectacular rocket launch into a catastrophic failure in a matter of just seconds. Eyewitnesses were rattled by the massive explosion.

10/29/2014

NASA rocket explosion

Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes At Wallops Island in Va.

A NASA rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded during lift-off. NASA officials say the rocket suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff. Now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong.

10/28/2014

comet

Comet On Near-Collision Course With The Red Planet

Mars is facing a close call this weekend. A rare comet will pass by the planet at an extremely close distance.

10/17/2014

Alyssa Carson

Teen Dreams Of Being An Astronaut, Traveling to Mars

Alyssa Carson is getting ready for a journey to Mars, even though she’s not even old enough to drive yet.

10/13/2014

Photo by NASA/Liaison

The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

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Baltimore Astronaut Takes Part In NASA Spacewalk

Baltimore native Reid Wiseman makes his first spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

10/07/2014

mars

NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/22/2014

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