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Two astronauts on a space walk (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Astronauts Begin Urgent Spacewalking Repairs

Astronauts ventured out Saturday on the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line at the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–12/21/2013

File photo of an astronaut. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Orders Urgent Spacewalk Repairs At Station

NASA has ordered up a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–12/17/2013

George Zimmerman Appears Before Judge On Recent Aggravated Assault Charges (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

The Top 10 News Stories Of 2013

It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the new year, but 2013 has flown by and here we are looking back at the year that was… Few stories grabbed our attention more than the […]

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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

In this handout photo provided by NASA, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft as payload rolls out of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad on Nov. 16, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Launches Newest Robotic Explorer To Mars

NASA’s newest Martian explorer is on its launch pad in Florida, ready to soar.

11/18/2013

In this handout provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech, tracks from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is seen. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

NASA’s Newest Mars Flyer Will Explore Atmosphere

NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name.

CBS Tampa–11/16/2013

In this handout provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech, tracks from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is seen. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

NASA: Next Mars Mission Still Set For Nov. 18 Despite Shutdown

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is said to be planning its next mission to Mars – which is said to be taking place next month.

10/31/2013

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)

Scientists Find First Earth-Size Planet With Rocky Core

Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that’s close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first.

CBS Tampa–10/30/2013

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

Asteroid 2103 TV135 is unlikely to hit Earth when it returns in 2032. But astronomers will keep a close eye on it just in case. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Large Asteroid Just Missed Earth In Sept., Coming Back In 2032

Scientists say a large asteroid came near to Earth in September and will return in 2032.

10/19/2013

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