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See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Space Shuttle Replica Arrives in Houston
Houston's "consolation prize" in NASA's space shuttle giveaway has arrived.  The 65 ton full-scale model named Explorer has been towed from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Space Center Houston, the tourist attraction next door to the Johnson Space Center.
Study: Long Space flight May Damage Eyesight
It's true.  A NASA sponsored study in Houston shows brain scans of astronauts who were in space for more than a month revealed potentially serious abnormalities that could force NASA to delay or even cancel plans for longer deep space missions.
Texas Children Will Name Mock Space Shuttle
When the mock Space Shuttle Explorer is moved to Clear Lake from Kennedy Space Center later this year, it will get a new name – and that name will be chosen by Texas children in a statewide contest.
Solar Storm Strikes Earth
The largest solar storm in five years has engulfed Earth, but scientists say the planet has lucked out -- so far.  It's the result of one of the largest and most dramatic solar explosions ever seen.

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