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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

NASA's Curiosity rover, formally known as the Mars Science Laboratory, Mars Science Laboratory heads for space on November 26, 2011 atop an Atlas 5 rocket from launch pad 41 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Mars Science Lab in expected to land on Mars early August 2012. (Bruce Weaver /AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Takes To Social Media To Promote Mars Landing

NASA is relying on social media and a Hollywood-style video on YouTube to promote its upcoming landing of a spacecraft on Mars.

07/12/2012

Photo Credit: Alameda Point Antiques Faire via Facebook

Liam Mayclem Spends A Day In Alameda

Alameda Naval Station on the East shore of San Francisco Bay once thrived.

07/06/2012

A meteor (L) from the Geminids meteor shower enters the Earth's atmosphere. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Fundraising Begins To Build Warning System For Asteroid Threats

Sentinel, a massive infrared space telescope to be privately financed by the B612 Foundation, would hover in space anywhere from 30 million to 100 million miles from Earth looking for large asteroids on a trajectory for home.

06/28/2012

Moffett Field, Mountain View

Questions Arise Over Google’s Use Of Moffett Field In Mountain View

Critics, including a U.S. Senator, have raised concern over Google’s use of Moffett Field near Mountain View, saying the tech company is getting a sweetheart deal from the federal government.

05/17/2012

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Super Moon Lights Up Bay Area Night Sky

The full moon Saturday night is no ordinary full moon. It’s a ‘super’ moon.

05/05/2012

Sunday's meteor over the Sierra as seen from Reno, Nevada. (Lisa Warren/NASA-JPL)

Public Urged To Forward Sierra Meteor Photos, Video

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute were asking for the public’s help finding footage photos and video of a daylight meteor that fell over Northern California on Sunday.

04/26/2012

Image of meteor falling over the Sierra. (Lisa Warren)

Pieces Of Flaming Meteor Found In Sierra Foothills

Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.

04/25/2012

(Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

NASA Scientists Work On Biofuels At San Francisco Wastewater Plant

NASA scientists working at a San Francisco sewage treatment plant in Hunter’s Point believe they’ve developed a way to use wastewater to make biofuels.

04/17/2012

International Space Station

KCBS Cover Story: Space Station Astronauts Speak To San Jose Students

The students at Washington Elementary looked up to the astronauts at the International Space Station. Their field trip Wednesday to the Tech Museum of Innovation left little doubt.

03/08/2012

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