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NASA engineers say the best way to repair a major computer problem on the International Space Station is with a spacewalk. (Getty Images)

Space Station Computer Outage Can Only Be Fixed By Spacewalk

NASA orders spacewalk repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.

04/12/2014

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

Two astronauts on a space walk (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Astronauts Begin Urgent Spacewalking Repairs

Astronauts ventured out Saturday on the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line at the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–12/21/2013

Two weeks in space can cause long-term damage to an astronaut's eyes. (Getty Images)

Study: Time In Space Is A Risk To Astronauts’ Eyes

New research shows that long-term damage to an astronauts eyes may happen in as little as two weeks.

CBS Tampa–10/26/2013

The international space station (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Astronauts Tackle Chore Backlog On Spacewalk

Two spacewalking astronauts tackled a backlog of outdoor work at the International Space Station on Tuesday.

07/09/2013

In this handout image provided by NASA, a color image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows the pebble-covered surface of Mars.

Astronauts Face High Radiation Threat On Trip To Mars

New research finds astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with a lot of cosmic radiation.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2013

File photo of astronaut outside International Space Station. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

International Space Station Has ‘Serious’ Radiator Leak In Power System

The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost’s commander calls the situation serious, but not life-threatening.

05/10/2013

File photo of a NASA space shuttle in orbit over Earth.  (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Russia Charging NASA $70 Million Per Rocket Seat

ASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space.

04/30/2013

File photo of a space shuttle. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Space Sex Could Lead To Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

According to the findings of a new study, astronauts – such as those who work out of the Kennedy Space Center, run by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration – should wait until returning home to Earth before engaging in intercourse.

03/14/2013

Two astronauts on a space walk (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Recruits Chemist To Recreate Space’s Stink

Astronauts are often asked about what it’s like in space. Oftentimes they’ll be asked about the food and toilets, but not very often they’ll be asked about what space smells like.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2012

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