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The National Research Council recommends a long-term vision and a big increase in funding if NASA wants to send humans to Mars. (NASA/Getty Images)

Report: NASA Needs More Money And Focus Before Sending People To Mars

National Research Council says a steady hand and lots of money is the only way for NASA to fulfill its quest for Mars.

CBS Tampa–06/05/2014

New research suggests that Earth microbes and bacteria could survive a trip to Mars on the outside of a spacecraft. (Getty Images)

Researchers: Spacecraft-Riding Microbes Could Colonize Mars

Research shows bacteria and other Earth microbes can survive on spacecraft.

CBS Tampa–05/16/2014

File photo of the Instagram logo is displayed on a smartphone. (Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

The World According to the Big Fajita

I was watching TV last night waiting for all the west coast games to finish up before going to bed. On Fox Sports 1 they showed the World Champion Boston Red Sox going to the […]

04/03/2014

Scientists and NASA researchers are close to announcing that the search for a habitable, Earth-sized planet may be over. (Photo by ESO via Getty Images)

Scientists Close To Announcing Discovery Of First Habitable, Earth-Sized Planet

Scientists and NASA researchers are close to announcing that the search for a habitable, Earth-sized planet may be over.

CBS Tampa–03/24/2014

Reprojection of the official USGS basemap of Jupiter's moon Europa. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute)

NASA Says It Wants To Visit Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Scientists believe there may be liquid water on the Jovian satellite.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

386838 06: Actor Robert Picardo Stars As (The Doctor) In The United Paramount Network's Sci-Fi Television Series "Star Trek: Voyager."  (Photo By Getty Images)

NASA Developing Robot Doctors In Space

NASA is developing a humanoid robot that can be used to perform emergency medical procedures on astronauts.

CBS Tampa–02/20/2014

NASA and astronaut relatives mark the tenth anniversary of the Columbia space shuttle disaster on Friday. (Photo credit - STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Time Capsule Buried At Kennedy Space Center

The space shuttle attraction may be open finally at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, but visitors will have to wait 48 years to see one part of it.

CBS Tampa–09/24/2013

New readings from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity show that the Martian surface has almost no trace of methane – a sign that the planet likely doesn't support living microbes. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

Study: Mars Has Too Little Methane To Support Life

New readings from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity show that the Martian surface has almost no trace of methane – a sign that the planet likely doesn’t support living microbes.

09/22/2013

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout from NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility September 18, 2013 in Wallops Island, Virginia.  Cygnus is on its way to rendezvous with the space station. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo, including food and clothing, to the Expedition 37 crew.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Computer Mishap Delays Space Station Supply Ship

A computer problem has put off the arrival of a private company’s new cargo ship at the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–09/22/2013

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