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The last Atlantis space shuttle launch blasts off on mission STS-135. John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by Mike Theiss/Getty Images)

Experts: NASA Should Set Up Ethical Rules For Astronauts On Long Space Flights

According to health and ethic experts, NASA should set up ethical rules regarding health of astronauts on long space flights.

04/08/2014

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NASA Severing Ties With Russia, Except For Space Station, Over Ukraine Crisis

After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.

04/03/2014

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

Study: Astronauts’ Hearts Become Spherical In Space

According to a recent study, an astronaut’s heart forms a spherical shape when in space.

04/01/2014

NASA mission to capture an asteroid is just a prelude to a manned mission to Mars. (Getty Images)

NASA Chief: Ultimate Goal Is “Boots On The Ground On Mars”

Bolden says ambitious plan to capture an asteroid is just another step towards landing humans on the Red Planet.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

TV's Captain Kirk says it's a mathematical certainty that  life must exist on other planets. (Getty Images)

William Shatner “Certain” Alien Life Exists

Star Trek star says life in outer space is a mathematical certainty.

CBS Tampa–03/15/2014

NASA image of the asteroid Eros taken from a 2000 space probe. (Getty Images)

NASA Offers Cash Rewards For Amateur Asteroid Hunters

Burgeoning astronomers can can help NASA track near Earth objects.

03/13/2014

The new laser communications system will allow faster transmissions of data from the space station to Earth. (Getty Images)

NASA To Test Laser Communication System On Space Station

The technology will allow for much faster communications between the station and scientists on Earth.

CBS Tampa–03/13/2014

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, speak during the dedication ceremony of the Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on April 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mark Kelly, Twin Brother To Help NASA Study Effects Of Spaceflight On The Human Body

Astronaut Mark Kelly and his twin brother will help NASA study the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

Hubble image of the disintegrating asteroid P/2013 R3 from October 2013. (Photo credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Jewitt (UCLA))

Hubble Telescope Captures Shattering Asteroid

Astronomers have been watching the asteroid slowly break apart over the past year.

03/07/2014

Reprojection of the official USGS basemap of Jupiter's moon Europa. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute)

NASA Says It Wants To Visit Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Scientists believe there may be liquid water on the Jovian satellite.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

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