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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA has launched a spacecraft on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth. The spacecraft is called DART, for Double Asteroid Redirection Test. It lifted off from California's Vandenberg Space Force Base. If all goes well, in September 2022 it will slam head-on into Dimorphos, […]
"Good Morning America" co-host Michael Strahan is going to space next month. Strahan, who turned 50 on Sunday, will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec. 9 mission aboard the New Shepard, a spacecraft named after her father, the first American in space. The Blue Origin flight, the company headed by Jeff Bezos, will also carry four paying customers and will be the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancini (AL) and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (NL) have been named baseball's Comeback Player of the Year Award winners. Mancini missed the entire 2020 season while being treated for Stage 3 colon cancer. Posey sat out the 2020 season after twin girls adopted by he and his wife were born prematurely. Posey announced this month he was retiring after 12 […]
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What is your favorite spot in Connecticut? Besides my house?, definitely Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk! How long have you worked for STAR 99.9? What was your first job here? This will be ten years on the air with Star 99.9. I started by doing fill-ins and working part-time on the weekends.