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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by the Rosetta spacecraft on August 3, 2014. (Photo by ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA via Getty Images)

European Space Agency Sets Date For Comet Landing

The first ever attempt to land a man-made object on a comet will begin November 12th.

CBS Tampa–09/26/2014

U.S. astronaut Barry Wilmore (L) and Russia's cosmonauts Alexandr Samokutyaev (C) and Elena Serova pose before their mission to the International Space Station. (Photo AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. And Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

Soyuz rocket carrying one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts launched from a facility in Kazakhstan.

CBS Tampa–09/25/2014

Artists conception of the super-massive black hole discovered in the center of dwarf galaxy M60-UCD1. (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI-PRC14-41a)

NASA Finds ‘Massive’ Black Hole In Tiny Galaxy

The black hole is five times as massive as the one in the center of our Milky Way in a galaxy that is 1/500th the size.

09/18/2014

Aquanauts pose in front of the hatch to the Aquarius undersea laboratory on June 11, 2012 for the start of the NEEMO 16 mission. (Photo: NASA NEEMO)

Astronauts Live Under Water To Train For Outer Space

Astronauts train for a low gravity environment by living under the sea.

09/16/2014

(Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Inspector Blasts Asteroid Protection Program

The space agency’s Inspector General warns the Near Earth Objects program needs to be better organized and managed, with a bigger staff.

CBS Tampa–09/15/2014

NASA is working with private companies to come up with an air traffic control system that allows drone pilots to operate safely. (Photo by Joern Haufe/Getty Images)

NASA Seeks Parnter For Air Traffic Control System For Commercial Drones

Space agency seeking to build an automated air traffic system for remote controlled flyers.

09/11/2014

Composite image of Europa's southern hemisphere. (Photo from NASA)

Giant Geysers On Jupiter’s Icy Moon Mysteriously Disappear

Water vapor gushing 125 miles into space had been spotted in the southern hemisphere of Europa.

CBS Tampa–09/05/2014

Artist's conception of NASA's Space Launch System as it rockets towards space. (Photo: NASA/MSFC)

NASA: Mega-Rocket Will Be Launch Ready by 2018

Space Launch System, designed to send humans into deep space, will be the largest rocket ever built.

CBS Tampa–08/29/2014

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

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