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Former NASA astronaut and Michigan native Jack Lousma.

Yankee Air Museum Hosts Traveling NASA Exhibit

The Yankee Air Museum in Belleville on Saturday is welcoming a traveling NASA exhibit and one of the space agency’s former shuttle commanders, Jack Lousma.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

A meteor streaks across the sky against a field of stars during a meteorite shower early August 13, 2010 near Grazalema, southern Spain. AFP PHOTO/ JORGE GUERRERO (credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Brilliant Geminid Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky

If you’re outside tonight … you’ll want to look up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Balloon launched in Iowa that ended up falling in Michigan (Credit: johnflaig.com)

Balloon Launched In Iowa Ends Up In Michigan

A balloon launched in Iowa by a Wisconsin man to capture images from high in the atmosphere ended up crash landing in a Michigan tree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

US plastic artist Peter Coffin's 'Flying Saucer' --a 7-meter, LED-studded, SMS-controlled flying saucer and lifted by a helicopter-- overflies Ipanema beach, on May 23, 2009, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AFP PHOTO/Antonio Scorza (credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit History: They Came From Outer Space

Mysterious objects zoomed across Michigan’s night skies week after week 115 years ago, during the spring and summer of 1897.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

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

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration image shows a solar flare erupting from giant sunspot 649. (Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Biggest Solar Storm In Years Races Toward Earth

Earth’s magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

Halley's Comet NASA

Catch A Glimpse Of ‘Eta Aquarid’ Meteor Shower

You can stand outside under this shower – without getting wet. Metro Detroiters are being treated to a meteor shower the next few mornings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011

Mystery Missile Spotted Off West Coast

The United States Department of Defense Tuesday night issued a statement regarding the “mystery missile” seen off the coast of southern California that’s been the subject of debate across the country.

11/10/2010

Altair to Demonstrate Innovations in Simulation and Optimization

Troy-based Altair Engineering Inc. will showcase its expertise and innovation in simulation and optimization technologies for the global aerospace industry at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2010 Conference and Exposition in Anaheim, […]

08/18/2010

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