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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

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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

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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

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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

mars

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

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

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NASA Picks Md. Proposal For Space Station Project

NASA has chosen a University of Maryland proposal for a new instrument to observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.

07/31/2014

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