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Space without sound: One woman’s journey to become America’s first deaf astronaut
Julia Velasquez wants to become America's first deaf astronaut. NASA has never selected a deaf man or woman for its astronaut corps, but the California resident is hoping to change that. Along the way, Velasquez has interned at NASA, received her pilot's license and even spent time at a simulated Mars habitat in Hawaii.
A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica01:12
Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate01:16
'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?03:24
The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
The devastating California wildfires from space01:07
Touching the sun: NASA solar probe to go where no spacecraft has gone before01:51