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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Centern July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This lift off is the last in the 30-year-old shuttle program. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boeing, SpaceX Land NASA Contracts to Build Space Capsules

Soon, American Astronauts will no longer be reliant on Russia to get them to the International Space Station.

09/17/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 08:  Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Centern July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This lift off is the last in the 30-year-old shuttle program.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NASA Announces Commercial Crew Winners

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. Today, NASA announced Boeing and SpaceX as the private companies that won the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station.

09/16/2014

NASA's Final Space Shuttle Flight Lifts Off From Cape Canaveral

Overnight America Podcast: June 23rd, 2014 – Ian MacLagan, Peter King

Legendary Keyboardist Ian MacLagan joined Jon in studio this morning to talk about his latest album “United States”. CBS Radio News Reporter Peter King spoke with Jon this morning to talk about the latest in […]

06/23/2014

NASA astronaut Sally K. Ride, the Space Shuttle Challenger crew member, pose in January 1983 in Johnson Space Center, Houston. Sally Ride and other four NASA Astronauts will be aboard the Shuttle Challenger for NASA STS-7 mission, scheduled of June 1983. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

#Throwback Thursday: The First American Woman in Space

On June 18, 1983, astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

06/19/2014

9/13/11-This 3-foot-long, 18-inches-wide, 10-15 foot deep sinkhole opened up in the surface of Chouteau in the 2100 block, right across from St. Louis Cremation. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

NASA Launches Program to Detect Sinkholes

NASA has a program that could possibly detect sinkholes before they happen. Missouri is one of the states in the country that has the most.

04/28/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, February 20th – STL Blues Chrmn. Tom Stillman from Sochi Olympics; Michael Moss on SALT SUGAR FAT; Tracy Droz Tragos on “Rich Hill”; Explorer Kenny Broad on the Fame Lab Competiton

STL Blues Chairman and KMOX Sochi Correspondent Tom Stillman talks Olympic hockey. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Michael Moss on his book, SALT SUGAR FAT. Charlie and Debbie talk with Tracy Droz Tragos, Director/Producer of a new […]

02/20/2014

Astronaut John Glenn, Jr. is loaded into the Friendship 7 capsule in preparation for flight on the Mercury Titan rocket February 20, 1962 (NASA/Handout/Getty Images)

#ThrowbackThursday: 52 Years Ago First American Orbits Earth

52 years ago, John Glenn, was not only the first American to orbit the Earth, but the oldest to travel in space.

02/20/2014

Expedition 38 crew member Mike Hopkins with the spacesuit he wore outside the International Space Station on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. He and fellow astronaut Rick Mastracchio are conducting a series of spacewalks to replace an ammonia pump that is part of the station's coolant system. (Photo: NASA)

Missouri Native & Colleague Begin Space Fix-It

Astronaut Mike Hopkins performed space walk Saturday, outside International Space Station

12/21/2013

Mike Hopkins (right) holding dehydrated green bean casserole (phone courtesy NASA)

Missouri Native, Illinois Grad Sends Thanksgiving Greetings from Space

“While we miss our families, it’s great to be in space. As astronauts, this is what we train for and this is where we want to be.”

11/28/2013

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