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Look Up! Clear Skies Offer Perfect Chance To See Venus, Jupiter In Metro Detroit

You couldn’t ask for a better night to gaze at the sky.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

Venus (L) and Jupiter (R) rise together in a rare conjunction over the Hell Gate (rear) and Robert F. Kennedy (front) Bridges in the early morning of August 18, 2014 in New York. The two planets were separated by about 0.25 degrees as viewed from Earth. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Look Up! Spot Rare ‘Double Star’ In The Sky Tuesday Night

There will be something special to see in the night sky on June 30…

CBS Detroit–06/30/2015


Enjoy More Summer Tuesday With A ‘Leap Second’

One leap second will be added Tuesday night due to a slowing of the Earth’s rotation.


Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida June 28, 2015 with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX Rocket Disintegrates Minutes After Launch

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2015

(File Photo) Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore took this photograph of the Great Lakes and central U.S. on Dec. 7, 2014, and posted it to social media.
This week on the station, the Expedition 42 crew has been busy with medical science and spacesuit work while preparing for the arrival of SpaceX's Dragon commercial cargo craft, scheduled to launch on Dec. 16 on a two day trip to the station before it is captured by the Canadarm2 and berthed to the Harmony node.
(Image Credit: NASA/Barry Wilmore)

Ever Seen Detroit From Space? Now You Have [PHOTO]

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending one year aboard the International Space Station, took a photo of Detroit from nearly 220 miles above the Earth and posted it on Twitter.


Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti drinks espresso on the International Space Station. (Source: Lavazza)

Astronauts Enjoy ‘Out Of This World’ Cup Of Coffee

Crew aboard the International Space Station now have access to freshly brewed coffee from the ISSpresso machine.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

NASA (Photo by Jim Watson/Getty Images)

NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.


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Students From Bedford High School Shop Class Make Space Station Parts

The students are building lockers where astronauts will keep their experiments aboard the International Space Station.


NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2105 in Star City, Russia.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Out Of This World: Astronaut To Spend A Year In Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will begin his journey to International Space Station – and a one-year mission in space – Friday.


2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.