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Kennedy Space Center

File photo of astronauts at the International Space Station. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Astronauts Will Grow Lettuce In Space With NASA Veggie Farm

A NASA veggie farm will allow astronauts who have been longing for lettuce to finally grow their own in space.

04/14/2014

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a sign along the NASA Kennedy Space Center causeway displays to passersby that there is one day remaining until the scheduled launch of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on Nov. 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Kennedy Space Center Testing Site For Top-Secret Air Force Space Plane

The Kennedy Space Center is going to be the testing site for a top-secret Air Force space plane.

01/03/2014

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

Astronauts To Mark Space Station Milestone

Some of the astronauts who helped hook up the first two pieces of the international space station are returning to Florida to mark the 15th anniversary of the orbiting structure.

CBS Tampa–12/08/2013

The space shuttle Atlantis is towed back to its hanger on July 21, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after its 13-day mission. Atlantis safely touched down bringing an end to the 30-year US shuttle program.(Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tours Resume At Kennedy Space Center

Bus tours have resumed at the Kennedy Space Center now that the government shutdown has ended.

CBS Tampa–10/20/2013

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

A team of NASA researchers believe that asteroids could be used to excavate and produce raw materials using industrial machinery in space. (Photo by ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team via Getty Images)

NASA Scientists Believe Raw Material Industry Possible On Asteroids

A team of NASA researchers believe that asteroids could be used to excavate and produce raw materials using industrial machinery in space.

06/01/2013

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

NASA, Relatives Mark 10th Anniversary Of Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster

Schoolchildren joined NASA managers and relatives of the lost crew of space shuttle Columbia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy and remember the seven astronauts who died.

02/01/2013

Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that's close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Where Are All The Space Shuttles Now?

The last of NASA’s space shuttles to fly, Atlantis, is the last to move to its new retirement home, just 10 miles away at Kennedy Space Center’s main tourist site. A look at each of the shuttles in the order they flew, including the test model.

11/02/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Cocoa Beach

Residents of Florida’s west coast often forget Florida is a unique patchwork of cultures and vibes with a fit for everyone. Break out of your rut , and look eastward to the surf and space capital of Florida: Cocoa Beach. With everything from a giant surf shop to beaches and piers that’ll make you fall in love with the ocean all over again, this area has it all.

08/27/2012

Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies by Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place on April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Discovery Gives Final High-Flying Salute To Nation’s Capital

NASA’s oldest and most traveled space shuttle, Discovery, is being flown to a new life as a museum relic.

CBS Tampa–04/17/2012

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