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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

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

NASA Could Have Prevented Spacewalker’s Close Call

NASA could have prevented last summer’s near-drowning of a spacewalking astronaut at the International Space Station, an investigation panel concluded Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–02/26/2014

386838 06: Actor Robert Picardo Stars As (The Doctor) In The United Paramount Network's Sci-Fi Television Series "Star Trek: Voyager."  (Photo By Getty Images)

NASA Developing Robot Doctors In Space

NASA is developing a humanoid robot that can be used to perform emergency medical procedures on astronauts.

CBS Tampa–02/20/2014

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout from NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility September 18, 2013 in Wallops Island, Virginia.  Cygnus is on its way to rendezvous with the space station. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo, including food and clothing, to the Expedition 37 crew.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Supply Ship Departs Space Station After 5 Weeks

The International Space Station has one less capsule and a lot less trash. A commercial cargo ship ended its five-week visit Tuesday morning.

CBS Tampa–02/18/2014

A lawsuit suggests this rock is actually a form of Martian life. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell Univ./Arizona State Univ.)

Lawsuit Claims NASA Is Failing To Investigate Alien Life

Lawsuits suggests NASA is covering up evidence of life on Mars.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2014

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

Report: Human Body Not Prepared For Life In Outer Space

A new report states that being in outer space could cause long-term health problems for humans.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2014

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