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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

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

In one of the first images sent to Earth by Opportunity shows the Martian surface. (NASA via Getty Images)

Mars Rover Sets Extraterrestrial Driving Record

Opportunity has driven over 25 miles across the Martian surface.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2014

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

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

Commercial Shipment Arrives At Space Station

The International Space Station accepted a fresh delivery of goods Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

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

This picture, taken on July 20, 1969, shows astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walking on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity.With one small step off a ladder, commander of the Apollo 11 mission Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, before the eyes of hundreds of millions of awed television viewers worldwide. With that step, he placed mankind's first footprint on an extraterrestrial world and gained instant hero status. (Photo by NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Astronaut Sends First Vine Video From Space

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman created the first Vine video from earth’s orbit on Friday, showing a time-lapse trip around the earth.

CBS Tampa–06/08/2014

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

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