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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

A NASA-backed study is exploring deep-sleep stasis for its crew members as a way to dramatically reduce the cost of sending humans on a lengthy trip to Mars.  (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

NASA engineers say the best way to repair a major computer problem on the International Space Station is with a spacewalk. (Getty Images)

Space Station Computer Outage Can Only Be Fixed By Spacewalk

NASA orders spacewalk repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.

04/12/2014

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

Space Station Computer Outage May Force Spacewalk

A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week’s launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.

04/12/2014

Is this flash of light proof of extraterrestrial intelligence? Probably not, say scientists. Image credit: NASA/JPL)

UFO Hunters Say Mars Photo Is Proof Of Alien Life

Scientists say strange flash of light is likely a cosmic ray.

04/08/2014

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

A NASA-backed study is exploring deep-sleep stasis for its crew members as a way to dramatically reduce the cost of sending humans on a lengthy trip to Mars.  (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

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