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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.

01/03/2014

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

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

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.”

08/15/2013

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.

07/22/2013

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.

07/09/2013

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

File photo of a space shuttle. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Space Sex Could Lead To Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

According to the findings of a new study, astronauts – such as those who work out of the Kennedy Space Center, run by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration – should wait until returning home to Earth before engaging in intercourse.

03/14/2013

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