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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor William Shatner is seen on the video screen during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

NASA Honors Captain Kirk For Space Service

NASA honored actor William Shatner otherwise known as Captain Kirk from the original “Star Trek” for his support of their programs and science education.

CBS Tampa–04/29/2014

Lockheed Martin's SR-71 Blackbird is seen from the rear September 3, 2012 at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

NASA Focusing On Reducing Strength Of Sonic Booms

NASA is currently focusing on reducing the strength of sonic booms, and researching new designs for supersonic aircrafts.

04/28/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 22: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers the opening keynote address at the Humans to Mars Summit on April 22, 2014 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. With the goal of sending a manned spacecraft to Mars within the next two decades the summit helps promote the improvement of technologies that will make travel to the planet more feasible. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA Chief: Future Of Humanity Awaits In Deep Space

The future of U.S. human space exploration is in deep space according to NASA’s chief Charles Bolden.

CBS Tampa–04/27/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 22:  NASA Apollo XI astronaut Buzz Aldrin speaks at the Humans to Mars Summit on April 22, 2014 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. With the goal of sending a manned spacecraft to Mars within the next two decades the summit helps promote the improvement of technologies that will make travel to the planet more feasible.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Buzz Aldrin Wants Astronauts To Visit Asteroid In Deep Space

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin wants astronauts to visit an asteroid that’s in deep space.

CBS Tampa–04/27/2014

NASA's Robonaut 2 has been mounted on a pedestal inside the International Space Station. (Photo credit: NASA)

NASA’s Space Station Robonaut Finally Getting Legs 

Experimental robot Is being used on the International Space Station to help astronauts.

CBS Tampa–04/19/2014

An artist's concept of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft seen orbiting near the surface of the moon.
(Image Credit: NASA Ames/Dana Berry)

Farewell LADEE, NASA Crashes Spacecraft Into The Moon

Lunar orbiter had finished its 100-day mission last month and was on overtime.

CBS Tampa–04/18/2014

Astronomers say a planet that lies on its side may be more likely to host life. (Caltech/Getty Images)

NASA: Planets On Their Sides May Be More Likely To Host Life

Astronomers say a planet that is rotated on its axis may have a better chance of sustaining life.

CBS Tampa–04/17/2014

Artist conception of Kepler-186f, which  orbits a red dwarf star about 500 light years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus.  (Image credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech)

Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Kepler-186f is a rocky planet that orbits a red dwarf star 500 light years away and exists in the Goldilocks zone, where conditions for life may be just right.

04/17/2014

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

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

NASA Approves Space Station Supply Launch

NASA is pressing ahead with Monday’s planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is safe.

CBS Tampa–04/13/2014

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