Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission members work in the data processing room beside Mission Control at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California August 2, 2012 ahead of the landing of the  Mars rover Curiosity. NASA said Thursday all was well ahead of its nail-biting mission to Mars, with its most advanced robotic rover poised to hunt for clues about past life and water on Earth's nearest planetary neighbor. On a two-year journey to seek out signs of environments that once sustained life, the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory and the largest and most sophisticated rover ever built, Curiosity, is set for 1:31 am August 6.  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

St. Louis Native On NASA’s Team Curiosity

Mitch Schulte is among those awaiting the Mars rover’s arrival on the red planet.


Nasa Curiosity

TIAM Weekend: Mars Rover Landing

To discuss what should happen with Brian Kelly & Maria Keena was St. Louis native Mitch Schulte, Mars Exploration Program Scientist for NASA.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/05/2012


Curiosity Is Getting Ready To Land On Mars

Sometime late Sunday night early Monday morning the rover Curiosity should land on the surface of the planet Mars.  Watch this video to see how the people of NASA are planning on getting this machine […]


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.


On Air

TIAM: Ameren Is Ready For The Heat, Jobs Of Tomorrow, Staying Healthy In The Heat & The “Orion” Program

Will your power go out during the heat wave? What will be the jobs of tomorrow? Dr. Joe on staying cool & NASA’s next big project.


Transit of Venus

Get Ready for Transit of Venus Viewing

The Laws Observatory on the Columbia campus is hosting a public viewing of the planet Venus’ passage directly between the sun and Earth.



Overnight America: Yvonne Pendleton, Rita Wilson

Guests on this Monday morning include NASA’s Yvonne Pendleton and singer Rita Wilson.



Solar Storm’s Coming!

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded this video of the sun’s most recent storm. Doug @KMOXTIAMDoug McElvein



Project Mercury Engineers Mark Friendship 7 Anniversary

John Glenn calls engineers who designed and built his capsule “Giants”


Photo: KMOX

Boeing to Take Over NASA Space Shuttle Hanger

This is a first-of-it’s kind agreement allowing a private company to take over the government property





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