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Howard County Astronaut Has Launched Into Space

The latest Maryland astronaut is safely on the International Space Station tonight. As Mary Bubala reports, Air Force Colonel Terry Virts launched into space Sunday afternoon.

11/24/2014

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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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Sky No Longer The Limit: First Probe Ever Lands On Comet

Making history. European scientists land a spacecraft on a moving comet.

11/12/2014

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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

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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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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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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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

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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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New Spacecraft Designed To Take Americans Back Into Deep Space

NASA is a step closer to launching astronauts from U.S. soil again. Space-X will ferry crew members to the International Space Station starting in 2017.

09/17/2014

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Astronaut Reid Wiseman Can Answer Your Question From Space!

He’s a sensation on social media with more than 210,000 followers on Twitter alone. Baltimore County native and International Space Station astronaut Reid Wiseman has been sharing amazing pictures of the earth with his followers—and now he could answer your questions from space!

08/17/2014

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Md. Astronaut Speaks With WJZ From Space!

Maryland’s own astronaut Reid Wiseman has become a social media sensation in space. WJZ has been following him for months now as he shares details and photographs of his life aboard the International Space Station.

07/28/2014

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