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Commander Jeff Ashby (right) Leads Space Shuttle Atlantis Crew in 2002 (NASA/Getty)
Commander Jeff Ashby (right) Leads Space Shuttle Atlantis Crew in 2002 (NASA/Getty)
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Captain Jeff Ashby Speaks About Being an Astronaut at LCCC on October 25

Have you ever wanted to be an astronaut?

The opportunity is closer than ever for members of the public to take a trip into space. Retired astronaut Jeff Ashby will present 'The View from Space...Be an Astronaut' at Laramie County Community College on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. The event is free and will be held in the Union Pacific Centennial Room inside LCCC's Center for Conferences and Institutes building.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Completes Journey to New York Museum [VIDEO]

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives at Intrepid Museum (YouTube)

The Enterprise has gone where no space shuttle has gone before, it landed this week on an aircraft carrier in New York.

The original orbiter is now on display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum floating aboard the retir

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Space Shuttle Discovery On 747 Over Washington D.C. (Robert Markowitz/NASA via Getty)
Space Shuttle Discovery On 747 Over Washington D.C. (Robert Markowitz/NASA via Getty)
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Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Victory Laps Over Washington D.C.

Around Cheyenne, we see and hear the C-130's flying overhead, in Washington D.C. yesterday crowds were thrilled to see the Space Shuttle Discovery atop a modified 747 flying around the nation's Capitol.

For 45-minutes yesterday, April 17, the pair flew past iconic sights like the Washington Monument, the White House and the Smithsonian's original Air and Space Museum.

Space Shuttle Discovery was headed to it's new home at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands to End the 30 Year NASA Program

Space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, ending the 30-year NASA program.

The shuttle fleet has kept U.S. astronauts flying to a from orbit longer than any other rocketship.

During their 13-day mission Atlantis delivered a year's worth of supplies to the International Space Station. The payload included 2,677 pounds of food and 9,400 pounds of spare parts. On the return trip, Atlantis carried nearly 5,700 pounds of unneeded material from the station back to Earth. (That's what I call taking out the trash)

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'Buzz' Aldrin Standing on the Moon (Neil Armstrong/NASA/Getty)
'Buzz' Aldrin Standing on the Moon (Neil Armstrong/NASA/Getty)
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Grateful Memories of Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969

Where were you on the evening of July 20, 1969?

If you were around that night, chances are you were watching Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon.

Last night I was eating a roast beef sandwich and to me, Arby's and Apollo 11 always go together. The Summer of 1969 we were taking a family vacation to Mesa Verde in southwestern Colorado. We were driving back home through Denver and stopped for dinner. Inside the restaurant they had a small TV everyone was watching, showing coverage of the historic moon landing.

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Father and Son in 1981 and 2011 (Arockalypse, Flickr)
Father and Son in 1981 and 2011 (Arockalypse, Flickr)
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Father and Son Take Photos at First and Last Shuttle Launches

It’s the photo they waited 30 years to take.

Chris Bray and his father attended the first space shuttle launch back in 1981 — and the last, just a few weeks ago. Bray posted a link to the photo on Reddit on Monday an

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Space Shuttle Atlantis (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)
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Final Space Shuttle Launched From Cape Canaveral

The final space shuttle lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida this morning despite the heavy cloud cover and threat of rain.

 Atlantis blasted off just after eleven a.m. (mountain time) carrying a crew of four. This is the smallest shuttle crew since 1983, the size was limited because a smaller Russian Soyuz rocket would need to be used for a rescue vehicle.

The crew consists of commander Chris Ferguson, pilot Doug Hurley and mission specialists Rex Walheim and Sandy Magnus.

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U2′s Seattle Concert Features ‘Beautiful’ Message From Space [VIDEO]

NASA Commander Mark Kelly at U2 Concert (YouTube)

U2 played May 21st at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver to kick off the current leg of their 360 Tour, were you there?

The Irish rockers had some surprises for the crowd at Qwest Field in Seattle recently. Bono dedicated "Beautiful Day" to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords,who continues to r

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Final Landing (Matt Stroshane/Getty)
Space Shuttle Endeavour Final Landing (Matt Stroshane/Getty)
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Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Final Landing At Night

Did you see Endeavour's final landing? As KING FM's "Special Space Correspondent" I forced myself to stay up late and cover the event.

Space Shuttle Endeavour returned with it's six-astonaut crew in a middle-of-the-night landing at Cape Canaveral this morning.

It was the 25th night landing out of the 134 shuttle flights and wrapped up the next-to-last mission for the 30-year-old NASA program.

Commander Mark Kelly guided Endeavour onto

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Final Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour (Joe Raedle/Getty)
Final Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour (Joe Raedle/Getty)
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Shuttle Endeavour Lifts Off For The Last Time [VIDEO]

The space shuttle Endeavour was launched (Great photo from an airplane off MSN.com) on it's mission to the International Space Station at 6:56 MT this morning. Follow STS-134 at NASA.gov. The final mission for Endeavour was delayed two weeks due to an electronics glitch.

When it reaches the ISS on Wednesday, the shuttle will deliver nearly 15 tons of supplies and equipment, highlighted by the 7.5-ton Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, which will be attached to the space station's exterior during a robotic arm operation. Once it's installed, the $2 billion particle detector will almost immediately start sending down data about cosmic rays according to msnbc.

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Roger Waters. (Jeff Fusco/Getty)
Roger Waters. (Jeff Fusco/Getty)
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Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Mission Lifts Off

The space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida Thursday after a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs.

Discovery is carrying six astronauts and a humanoid robot named R2 to the International Space Station

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