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50 Years Later, Astronaut John Glenn Recounts His Historic Mission in Space

Fifty years ago, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, despite numerous glitches. Judy Woodruff and Glenn discuss how the historic mission changed the space race.

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Is There Another Earth in Outer Space? Signs say YES!

Astronomers using NASA’s space-based Kepler Telescope may be close to finding the first Earth-like planets in outer space, potentially capable of supporting life. Such a discovery could change the way we view our place in the universe.

The Holy Grail – NASA’s GRAIL Mission Will Celebrate New Year’s On the Moon

After more than 100 days in space, NASA’s twin GRAIL spacecraft are fast approaching their destination, the moon. The mission hopes to discover more about the lunar rock while measuring its gravity.

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