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Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Needham Astronaut Sees Hurricane Sandy From Space

The superstorm that ravaged the East Coast was enormous, even when seen from space.

10/30/2012

One of the first images taken by NASA's Curiosity rover and transmitted to Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

MIT Grad Part Of Successful Curiosity Rover Landing On Mars

“Touchdown confirmed,” said engineer and MIT grad Allen Chen. “We’re safe on Mars.”

08/06/2012

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

376999 01: Cape Canaveral, Fla. - Astronaut Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Feb. 13, 1962. (Photo By Nasa/Getty Images)

Local Programmer Reflects On John Glenn Mission 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago Monday, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. This weekend, the team that helped make that happen gathered at The Kennedy Space Center.

02/20/2012

A full moon lunar eclipse is seen in Tel Aviv on June 15, 2011. (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Western U.S. Has Best View Of Saturday’s Total Lunar Eclipse

The last total lunar eclipse of the year is Saturday. And there won’t be another one for three years.

12/09/2011

A NASA satellite, UARS is expected to crash somewhere on earth Friday night.

Satellite Pieces Hit Earth… Somewhere

NASA space junk scientists believe that all — or nearly all — of the parts of their 20-year-old dead satellite safely plunged into the Pacific Ocean, likely missing land. But they aren’t certain.

09/24/2011

A NASA satellite, UARS is expected to crash somewhere on earth Friday night.

NASA Satellite To Crash Into Earth

A dead 6-ton satellite baffled NASA experts Friday by slowing its descent toward Earth and delaying its ultimate crash until the early part of the weekend.

09/23/2011

(credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Spaced Out

For some, the only memory that filters through is Tang. Sad.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/15/2011

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Kids And Adults Get Emotional Watching Final Shuttle Launch

Hundreds of people gathered at the Museum of Science in Boston Friday to watch history unfold.

07/08/2011

The path of the EF-3 tornado across western and central Massachusetts from June 1 as photographed by a NASA satellite. (courtesy NASA)

NASA Image Shows Clear Path Of Destruction From Mass. Tornado

Nearly a week after a deadly EF-3 tornado hit western and central Massachusetts, a new image from space gives a very clear picture of just how long that powerful tornado stayed on the ground.

06/07/2011

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