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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

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.

08/13/2014

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.

07/30/2014

In one of the first images sent to Earth by Opportunity shows the Martian surface. (NASA via Getty Images)

Mars Rover Sets Extraterrestrial Driving Record

Opportunity has driven over 25 miles across the Martian surface.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2014

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