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Latin American bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest

Latin American bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest

| Lise Alves | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Crying out to the world for solidarity,” leaders of the Latin American bishops’ council urged international action to save the Amazon rainforest as massive fires continued to burn.

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NASA flight director says faith, family have marked his life’s journey

NASA flight director says faith, family have marked his life’s journey

| Jo Ann Zuniga | August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gene Kranz, NASA flight director during the 1969 landing of the first man on the moon, spoke about faith and family to more than 1,000 attending the Galveston Houston Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast July 30.

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Through crackly transmission, these two eavesdropped on Apollo 11 landing

Through crackly transmission, these two eavesdropped on Apollo 11 landing

| Marnie McAllister | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

As astronaut Neil Armstrong took mankind’s giant leap onto the surface of the moon 50 years ago, 650 million people watched and listened to the televised broadcast via the Houston Space Center.

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‘We need a habitat on the moon,’ says former NASA flight director

‘We need a habitat on the moon,’ says former NASA flight director

| Jo Ann Zuniga and James Ramos | July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Upcoming space travel plans need to include living on the moon, similar to scientific habitats in the Arctic and Antarctica, said Gene Kranz, NASA’s former flight director.

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BSM students video chat with astronaut alum orbiting earth

BSM students video chat with astronaut alum orbiting earth

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Meeting an astronaut alone is incredible,” said Amelia Backes, a junior. “But, talking to an astronaut while they are currently on the ISS orbiting the earth is just so surreal. [That] is definitely the best word for it.”

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