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NASA: Maven Enters Martian Orbit

It has been almost a year since NASA’s Maven spacecraft was sent into space for a celestial rendezvous with Mars.
Sunday evening the craft entered the red planet’s orbit for an unprecedented study of its atmosphere.

09/22/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - NOVEMBER 17: In this handout photo provided by NASA, The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard is seen at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on November 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The space agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission (MAVEN for short) is on a mission to study the upper atmosphere of Mars in hopes to discover how the planet lost most of its atmosphere and liquid water. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Back At Mars

The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/21/2014

After ten months in space and 442 million miles, NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night, Sept. 21st.  (Source: nasa.gov)

NASA’s Maven About To Reach Mars

After ten months in space and 442 million miles, NASA’s Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night.

09/21/2014

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NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars This Weekend

Mars is getting another visitor soon.

09/18/2014

(Source: NASA)

NASA’s Capsule Of The Future Prepped For Testing

NASA’S next generation of spacecraft is almost ready to begin its out of the world tests. The capsule, named Orion, is in the final stages of being prepped for its first mission a little less than three months from now.

09/11/2014

CBS4 This Morning anchor Walter Makaula got the chance to swap jobs with Schachter for a day and make his own chocolate. (Source: CBS4)

Cocoa Cost Increase Leads To Chocolate Price Hike

They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.

07/28/2014

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Astronauts To Train At Keys Undersea Lab

Astronauts will taking their work to the sea this summer at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys.

06/14/2014

Mars One Program (Source: Mars One)

One Way Ticket: Mission To Mars

On July 21, 1969 the Apollo 11 space flight took the first humans to the moon, with Neil Armstrong being the first to step on the lunar surface.

05/05/2014

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New Mars Explorer Blasts Off From Cape Canaveral

NASA’s newest robotic explorer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Monday to begin its journey to Mars. Maven — short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital “N” in EvolutioN — bears eight science instruments.

11/18/2013

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft with solar panels extended September 27, 2013 is checked by technicians in preparation for a November 18 launch to Mars at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.  It is scheduled to go into orbit around  Mars on September 22, 2014 and begin taking data on the upper atmosphere, solar winds and magnetic fields that will be transmitted back to Earth.  BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images

NASA’s Newest Mars Flyer Blasts Off Monday

NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.

11/16/2013

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