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2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

Jupiter and its moons (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

NASA: Solar System’s Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of Earth

The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.

03/13/2015

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NASA: ‘There’s Your New Spacecraft, America!”

(AP) — NASA’s new Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic journey 3,604 miles beyond Earth. The achievement opens a new era of human exploration to put people on Mars. The […]

12/05/2014

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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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NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives At Mars After A Year

(AP) — NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer fired its brakes and successfully slipped into orbit around the red […]

09/22/2014

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SpaceX Launches Cluster Of Commercial Satellites

The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites.

07/14/2014

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NASA Postpones Mars ‘Flying Saucer’ Test On Earth

(AP) — NASA has postponed its plan to send a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars. Spokeswoman Shannon Ridinger says weather conditions caused Wednesday’s launch […]

06/11/2014

File photo of a space shuttle taking off.  (credit: Getty Images)

NASA Turns Down Utah Firm To Develop Space Taxis

An aerospace company that employs hundreds of people in northern Utah has reacted with disappointment to NASA’s selection of three competitors to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station.

08/04/2012

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

Picture taken on July 20, 1969 shows astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walking on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). (credit: NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Apparent Moon Chips Pass Through Hands Of Nixon, Dictator, Casino Mogul

It’s been a long, strange trip for what appears to be several tiny chips of lunar rock that found their way into a casino mogul’s hands after being collected by the first men on the moon.

05/23/2012

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