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NASA
Caitlin Lally
October 16, 2019 - 10:44 am
(KMOX) — Two astronauts are readying their spacesuits as the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station is set to happen this week, according to NASA . Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to install new batteries on the ISS Friday. The two were...
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America's Airspace
NASA
Caitlin Lally
September 11, 2019 - 11:44 am
The FAA made an unprecedented decision to close all U.S. airspace on that day.
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International Space Station
NASA
June 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Space enthusiasts with deep pockets may soon have a new location from which to stargaze. NASA announced last week that the International Space Station will open for commercial business and tourism as soon as next year. For about $35,000, one can spend a night on the ISS during a...
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Jupiter
Photo by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team via Getty Images
June 10, 2019 - 12:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Today Jupiter aligns with the Sun and Earth as it approaches the closest distance to our planet it will be at all year. This phenomenon allows the solar system's largest planet to be visible in the sky to the naked eye throughout the month of June. With a pair of binoculars or a...
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Mississippi River flooding May 9, 2019
NASA Earth Observatory
May 10, 2019 - 3:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The NASA Earth Observatory recently revealed two images in a side-by-side comparison of flooding along the Mississippi River. RELATED: Most area levees hold back flooding; Secondary river crests on the way The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service reported Thursday that it found...
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(NASA via AP and Nick Oza-USA Today Images)
March 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer Eds: Updates with details, quotes. With AP Photos. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole. Pence said...
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earth from space
March 18, 2019 - 3:28 pm
NASA officials say a huge meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere with the force of 10 atomic bombs — and it happened just a few miles from the Earth's surface. The meteor, which measured several meters across, exploded over the Bering Sea back in December, about 15 miles above Russia. The blast...
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Photo provided/NASA
Tom Franklin
January 28, 2019 - 7:51 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (KMOX) — On January 28, 1986, students all across America gathered around TV sets to watch the first school teacher, Payload Specialist Christa McAuliffe, get launched into space on the NASA space shuttle Challenger. Sadly, she and her crew didn't make it, and a nation was left...
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Mars InSIght photo
Photo provided/NASA
Mark Reardon
November 30, 2018 - 9:51 am
I had a great conversation with NASA Engineer and St. Louis Native Brooke Harper this week and I thanked her. Brooke made news not only because she works on the team that guided the successful touchdown of the InSIght lander on the surface of Mars—but also because of an epic handshake celebration...
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