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Mike Griffin warns that reliance on Russian spacecraft threatens American involvement with the International Space Station. (NASA via Getty Images)

Former NASA Chief: Russia Holding U.S. Spaceflight ‘Hostage’

Mike Griffin warns NASA’s dependence on Russian spacecraft to supply and staff the space station could jeopardize American participation.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

NASA engineer hopes to one day be able to assemble spacecraft with 3d printing techniques. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Building World’s First 3D-Printed Space Cameras

Engineer hopes to one day assemble spacecraft from 3d printing techniques.


A Russian Soyuz rocket lifts off from the European Space Agency Spaceport in French Guiana. (S. Corvaja /ESA via Getty Images)

Report: United Kingdom To Launch First Spaceport By 2018

U.K. Space Agency said to be looking at potential sites.

CBS Tampa–08/08/2014

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will follow comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it make its journey around the sun. (ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA via Getty Images)

Spacecraft Catches Up With Comet After 10-Year Chase

DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — Turning what seemed like a science fiction tale into reality, an unmanned probe swung alongside a comet on Wednesday after a 4-billion mile chase through outer space over the course of […]

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

A robonaut prototype working on the International Space Station. A NASA plan would place robots on unmanned stations to service Earth orbiting satellites. (Photo: NASA/JPL)

NASA Wants To Build Robotic Gas Stations In Space

Orbiting stations would be able to repair and refuel existing satellites.



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