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Hear the First Song Ever Recorded On the International Space Station

Even scientists have soul! Take a listen to 'Jewel in the Night,' by Colonel Chris Hadfield.

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New NASA Spacesuits Look Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear

NASA revealed their new spacesuit - the Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 - and we can't help but think this new outfit was inspired by 'Toy Story's' own Buzz Lightyear. Are our astronauts headed to infinity and beyond?

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Voyager 1 to Leave Our Solar System

Space, the final frontier, a line made famous in. 'Star Trek,' and the Voyager 1 unmanned spacecraft is about to go to that final frontier. The Voyage 1 was launched 35 years ago and has traveled 11 billion miles in that time and is now about to leave our solar system.

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Students Send First Fast Food Burger into Space

Students Send First Burger Into Space

Thanks to a group of Harvard students, a fast food burger has boldly gone where no burger has gone before -- into the edge of space. Hey, it's better than eating it. Those things'll kill ya.

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John Glenn Oldest Person in Space

Today, October 29, is a special day in NASA history as astronaut John Glenn became the oldest person to travel in space. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth aboard Mercury’s Friendship 7, orbiting Earth three times in about five hours. Alan Shepard and Virgil ‘Gus’ Grissom, where the first American’s in space, but did not travel all the way around the planet.

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Watch Felix Baumgartner’s Jump From the Edge of Space

In case you completely avoided all contact with the internet yesterday, Felix Baumgartner's jump from 128,100 feet about Earth was a success.

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Breaking News – Man Parachutes From Edge of Space

Today a base-jumper named Felix Baumgartner attempted a record-breaking high altitude jump from the place where the Earth's atmosphere ends and space begins.

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Coolest Dad Ever!

Sometimes when you read stories, you're like "Why didn't I think of that?" This is one such story can be done!

Every child has their favorite toy. Anderson's is Beanie, the stuffed cat we made at The Fun Park in Benton over a year ago. Not an afternoon goes by when he doesn't run up the stairs when we get home from school and he finds her. He brings her downstairs and we do homework with Beanie, we cook with Beanie. Beanie is even a character on our Wii gaming system. I don't think I could use Beanie for this project but anything else would be cool!

THIS child's favorite toy is a train named Stanley. And you'll NEVER guess where Stanley goes!

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Final Flight

It was a once in a lifetime opportunity, a chance to see the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. It wasn't flying in space, it was piggybacked on a 747 and flying over the skies of California. Tens of thousands of onlookers climbed hilltops and rooftops, came out of office buildings and houses, and got out of their cars to look at the historic final flight of the Endeavour. It flew over the State Capital, Sacramento, to the Golden Gate Bridge to Disneyland.

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