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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

Watch Astronauts Talk Live with John Shumway

This morning, around 6:42AM, KDKA AM’s John Shumway will talk live with local astronaut Mike Finke on space shuttle Endeavour, and you can watch the interview live from the shuttle at http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html.

05/24/2011

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Local Students Inspired By Shuttle Launch

Space shuttle Endeavour blasted off for the final time Monday morning in Florida. Some local students have a special connection with one of the astronauts on board.

05/16/2011

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