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FILE PHOTO (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) A lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon.

Lunar Eclipse Visible To North America, Just Not In Pittsburgh

Pittsburghers likely won’t be able to see tonight’s total lunar eclipse.

04/14/2014

NASA Bed Rest Study

NASA is looking for a few good volunteers.

09/20/2013

(Photo Credit: Image Credit: NASA/Advanced Concepts Lab)  This artist's rendering shows what capturing an asteroid could look like.

Huge Asteroid Flyby Expected Today

An asteroid so big it has its own moon will fly by the earth today, but you likely won’t be able to see it.

05/31/2013

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From The Moon To Mars – Buzz Aldrin Talks Space Exploration

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Buzz Aldrin about his new book, and why he thinks we need to go to Mars.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/20/2013

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Local Students Create Camera Inside Of A Football

Just when you thought cameras had every angle of a football field covered, a project by students at Carnegie Mellon University could have you seeing the game in a whole new perspective.

KDKA-TV–02/27/2013

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Asteroid Whizzes Past Earth, Captures World’s Attention

Rarely is there a story that captivates the world’s attention as this one has. An asteroid, the size of an apartment building, whizzed past earth. Millions monitored the momentous occasion via the Internet on Friday afternoon.

02/15/2013

View Curiosity’s Photos From Mars

With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupted in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settled safely on the surface of Mars.

08/07/2012

(Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

Curiosity Rover Touches Down On Mars

Dutifully executing its complex flight control software, the Mars Science Laboratory silently raced toward its target Sunday, picking up speed as it closed in for a 13,200-mph plunge into the Red Planet’s atmosphere and an action-packed seven-minute descent required a rocket-powered “sky crane” to lower the one-ton nuclear-powered rover to the surface. It went off without a hitch.

08/06/2012

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

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Spectators Gather For Transit Of Venus

At least 200 people gathered at the Carnegie Science Center to witness a celestial event that won’t happen again in this lifetime. The planet Venus began to cross the face of the sun, as viewed from Earth in the 6 p.m. hour.

06/05/2012

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Local Students To Compete In National Robotics Finals

A group of local students will be competing in the finals of a national robotics competition on Monday.

01/22/2012

(Credit: NASA)

Dead NASA Satellite Barrels Toward Earth

NASA is tracking one of its dead satellites (UARS) the size of a school bus. Officials expect it to tear through the earth’s atmosphere at tens of thousands of miles an hour Friday afternoon.

09/23/2011

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Local Astronaut Phones Home

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Mike Fincke.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/10/2011

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Coin Expert Talks NASA

KDKA Radio’s Rose and Paul talked wtih Ira Goldberg, a professional numismatist, about NASA and their retirement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/20/2011

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KDKA-AM Connects With Space Shuttle

KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks live with the crew of Endeavour while they are docked at the International Space Station.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/24/2011

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