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NASA Pilots Who Flew Aircraft That Carried Endeavour Over LA Share Stories, Pictures

The NASA Dryden pilots who flew the aircraft that carried space shuttle Endeavour over the Southland nearly a year ago shared their stories and pictures from the historic event Friday at the California Science Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2013

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Wave At Saturn! Cassini Spacecraft To Take Photo Of Earth Friday

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will take a picture of Earth as it appears through the rings of Saturn, nearly 900 million miles away.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

A self-portrait of Mars rover, Curiosity. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Curiosity Rover Confirms Martian Air Is Mostly CO2

The Curiosity rover has tasted Mars’ air: It’s made mostly of carbon dioxide with hints of other gases.

07/18/2013

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NASA Radar Shows Near-Earth Asteroid Bringing Its Own Moon

A mile-long asteroid set to pass safely by Earth on Friday appears to be bringing along a companion.

05/30/2013

Charles Bolden discusses NASA's asteroid initiative at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena on May 23, 2013. (credit: NASA/JPL)

NASA Chief Gets Update On JPL Mission To Capture Asteroid

An ambitious plan to capture a potentially dangerous asteroid and safely relocate it was the focus of a Southland visit by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Thursday.

05/23/2013

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Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez Shares His Journey With Local Students

BELL GARDENS (CBSLA.com) — Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez visited Bell Gardens High School on Tuesday to share his story and encourage students to break down barriers in the pursuit of their dreams. Hernandez immigrated to […]

04/30/2013

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Open House At JPL Closed To Public Over Sequestration

A popular annual event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the latest program to fall victim to federal budget cuts.

04/22/2013

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NASA Wants To ‘Lasso’ Asteroid, Tow It Closer To Earth

In the 1998 blockbuster hit “Armageddon”, a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth was just science fiction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2013

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NASA’s Mars Rover Project To Receive Smithsonian Award For ‘Curiosity’

NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Project is being awarded with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s top honor – the trophy for current achievement.

CBS Los Angeles–03/13/2013

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Unique Airship Designed For Massive Cargo Is Almost Ready For First Test Flight

A new airship designed to carry massive cargo is almost ready for its first test flight.

01/05/2013

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers James Wong (L) and Errin Dalshaug (R) examine a full size engineered model of the Mars rover Curiosity at JPL in Pasadena, California August 2, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Road Trip On Tap For NASA’s Mars Rover In New Year

Since captivating the world with its acrobatic landing, the Mars rover Curiosity has fallen into a rhythm: Drive, snap pictures, zap at boulders, scoop up dirt. Repeat.

12/29/2012

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Griffith Observatory, Getty Center, Disneyland Top Endeavour Flyover List

Los Angeles, it’s time to look up.

09/20/2012

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Endeavour To Visit Edwards Air Force Base En Route To LA

Retired space shuttle Endeavour will make a pit stop at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base on Sept. 19.

CBS Los Angeles–09/07/2012

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Military Jets To Fly Over Los Angeles This Weekend For Space Shuttle Endeavor Preparations

This weekend, military jets will be testing the skies over Los Angeles to determine whether it will be safe to fly the space shuttle Endeavor low over the city.

08/23/2012

Curiosity's "first steps." (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Its First Drive

Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.

08/22/2012

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