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November 23, 2012 | San Antonio’s Mission to Mars

Video duration: 27:56Video has closed captioning.

The Mars Science Laboratory Project carried a land rover with it to the surface of the planet. On board the rover is a radiation detector designed by scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. Their job is to protect humans visiting Mars in the future. The detector will begin analyzing solar flares and galactic rays to find out how much cancer risk there is for future visitors

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Aug. 26, 2016 | Controversial police contact ratified

City Council will vote on a police contract next week, but not without controversy

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Aug. 26, 2016 | Controversial police contact ratified

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Aug. 19, 2016 | State representative visits 55 schools

State Rep. Diego Bernal hopes he can persuade colleagues to help educators more

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Aug. 19, 2016 | State representative visits 55 schools

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Aug. 12, 2016 | City’s latest plan to handle growth

Is city’s latest growth plan strong enough to deal with sprawl and the environment?

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Aug. 12, 2016 | City’s latest plan to handle growth

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Aug. 5, 2016 | Fate of long-sought police contract

City Councilman Rey Saldana says he isn’t signing on to long-sought police contract

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Aug. 5, 2016 | Fate of long-sought police contract

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