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A NASA-backed study is exploring deep-sleep stasis for its crew members as a way to dramatically reduce the cost of sending humans on a lengthy trip to Mars.  (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

NASA Studying Astronauts In Deep Sleep Hibernation For Mars Mission

A NASA-backed study is exploring deep-sleep stasis for its crew members as a way to dramatically reduce the cost of sending humans on a lengthy trip to Mars.

CBS Tampa–10/06/2014

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 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

Neil Armstrong smiles inside the lunar lander on July 20, 1969. (NASA/Newsmakers)

NASA Names Building For Moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Building where astronauts suited up for space renamed for the famous astronaut.

CBS Tampa–07/22/2014

NASA's new Z-2 spacesuit is modeled by a human on some Earth rocks. (Photo: NASA)

NASA’s Futuristic Spacesuits Made For First Mars Walkers

New spacesuit design gives astronauts greater range of movement and flexibility for walking on the surface of Mars or other celestial bodies.

CBS Tampa–06/17/2014

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