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U.S. astronaut Barry Wilmore (L) and Russia's cosmonauts Alexandr Samokutyaev (C) and Elena Serova pose before their mission to the International Space Station. (Photo AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. And Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

Soyuz rocket carrying one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts launched from a facility in Kazakhstan.

CBS Tampa–09/25/2014

(Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives At Mars After Year

NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/22/2014

Aquanauts pose in front of the hatch to the Aquarius undersea laboratory on June 11, 2012 for the start of the NEEMO 16 mission. (Photo: NASA NEEMO)

Astronauts Live Under Water To Train For Outer Space

Astronauts train for a low gravity environment by living under the sea.

09/16/2014

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

NASA Picks Boeing And SpaceX To Ferry Astronauts

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

09/16/2014

(Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Inspector Blasts Asteroid Protection Program

The space agency’s Inspector General warns the Near Earth Objects program needs to be better organized and managed, with a bigger staff.

CBS Tampa–09/15/2014

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

This graphic depicts the passage of asteroid 2014 RC past Earth on Sept. 7, 2014. At time of closest approach, the space rock will be about one-tenth the distance from Earth to the moon. Times indicated on the graphic are Universal Time. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA: Asteroid Will Pass ‘Very Close’ To Earth On Sunday

NASA announced that a small asteroid will safely pass “very close” to Earth on Sept. 7.

CBS Tampa–09/04/2014

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

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