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This week is shaping up to be a good one for spotting the International Space Station (ISS) as it passes over North Carolina.
Top researchers at N.C. State have concluded that the Atlantic Basin, which includes the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, is bound to have an active hurricane season.
A rocket launch planned for Wednesday is expected to be visible from much of the Mid-Atlantic including central and eastern North Carolina, weather permitting. The 133-foot Antares rocket will launch on a test flight from the Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
With Tax Day behind now us, the numbers are in for the first half of April. After a very cool March, we've seen something of a pattern shift and turn-around through the first two weeks of this month.
Today is a special day in space history. On this day 52 years ago, 27-year-old cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.
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WeatherCenter: Three planets line up for rare show
Each night this week, Mercury will slide above and Jupiter will move down to join Venus. By Sunday, this will form the closest grouping of planets we will see for more than 10 years, and you wont need a telescope to enjoy it. Your best opportunity to view this collection of planets is about 45 minutes after sunset.
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