SETI astronomer Frank Marchis says we may be less than two decades away from finding an Earth-like planet. (Getty Images)

Astronomer: We’re 10-15 Years Away From Finding Earth 2.0

SETI astronomer Frank Marchis says we’re very close to finding an Earth-like planet orbiting another star.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

A manned mission to Mars would require global cooperation. (Getty Images)

Scientists: Manned Mars Mission Possible By 2030s

Conference of scientists envisions manned missions to Mars two decades from now.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a sign along the NASA Kennedy Space Center causeway displays to passersby that there is one day remaining until the scheduled launch of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on Nov. 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Kennedy Space Center Testing Site For Top-Secret Air Force Space Plane

The Kennedy Space Center is going to be the testing site for a top-secret Air Force space plane.


The Milky Way’s Massive Stars The red spots in this illustration show young, massive stellar objects are distributed in four major arms in the Milky Way. The black bulls-eye shows Earth’s location. (Credit: Robert Hurt of the Spitzer Science Center)

Study: Our Galaxy Has Four Arms

The new evidence contradicts earlier findings that there were only two spiral arms in the Milky Way.

CBS Tampa–12/24/2013

File photo of Asteroid 2103 TV135. (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.


Astronomers say this asteroid could hit Earth on March 16th, 2880. (JPL/NASA)

Asteroid Could Be On Collision Course With Earth…In 2880

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – If some astronomers are right, humans might go the way of the dinosaurs in 866 years. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory say an asteroid over half-a-mile wide could be […]

CBS Tampa–10/12/2013

Orbits of "Potentially Hazardous Asteroids." (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA Releases Map Of Over 1,400 ‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroids’ For Earth

There’s no need to send Bruce Willis or Ben Affleck into space just yet – NASA released a new map showing the orbits of all known “Potentially Hazardous Asteroids.”


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

NASA Wants Spacesuit Repair Kit On Russian Launch

NASA is rushing to get spacesuit repair tools on a launch to the International Space Station this weekend.


The international space station (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Astronauts Tackle Chore Backlog On Spacewalk

Two spacewalking astronauts tackled a backlog of outdoor work at the International Space Station on Tuesday.


In this handout image provided by NASA, a color image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows the pebble-covered surface of Mars.

Astronauts Face High Radiation Threat On Trip To Mars

New research finds astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with a lot of cosmic radiation.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2013




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