Space

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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

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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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

Reid Wiseman

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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Md. Astronaut Loses Hair After Losing U.S. Soccer Bet

The American astronauts aboard the International Space Station, including Baltimore County’s Reid Wiseman, lose a bet and then lose their hair.

06/27/2014

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Cockeysville Father Of 2 Set To Launch Into Outer Space

He’s the dad next door, but he’s about to launch into outer space. Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman is part of the next crew heading to the International Space Station.

05/09/2014

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New Scientific Discovery Backs Up Big Bang Theory

Prepare to think small to imagine something very big. In this case, it’s the spark of the big bang itself.

03/18/2014

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Revising The Math: Chances Of Asteroid Hitting Earth Greater Than Once Thought

It appears Earth has dodged more bullets than expected. Last February’s meteor blast over Siberia sent NASA scientists back to their computers.

11/08/2013

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Space Art Eyes Creativity In Tech At Smithsonian

The familiar exteriors of astronauts’ space suits often hide all of the ingenuity and mechanics that are built inside the suits that were first imagined as “wearable spacecraft.”

07/24/2013

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Space Research Group Plans Headquarters In Md.

A non-profit organization that does research for the space program has acquired a building in Columbia for its national headquarters.

06/26/2013

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