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Houston returns to the moon (Feb. 23, 2024)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An unmanned spacecraft built by a Houston company has landed on the moon, making it the first commercial landing on the lunar surface and the first American spacecraft to make a soft landing there since the Apollo program ended. We learn about the landing, what the Odysseus lander will do during its mission, and what this development means for future space missions.

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Keuchel’s Struggles Continue and Dynamo Name Interim Coach

Posted on · The Houston Astros lost to Tampa Bay 5-0 Sunday as Dallas Keuchel’s struggles continued. The team is still awaiting the return of shortstop Carlos Correa, who’s nursing a sore ankle, and the team overall has lost five of its last seven games. Meanwhile, the Houston Dynamo appointed an interim head coach. And Gordie Howe, hockey […]

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Could Houston Support an NHL Team?

Posted on · For the first time since 1997, the National Hockey League is considering expanding. Starting this month, the 30-team professional hockey league has begun accepting bids for new franchises. Houston would seem, on the surface, to be a natural choice – the fourth largest city in the country, the largest in North America without an NHL […]

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