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International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

International Space Station Takes Out The Trash

The International Space Station just put the trash out, so to speak, releasing its orbiting lab and leaving it with one less capsule on its hands.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Astronauts Begin Urgent Spacewalking Repairs

A crippled cooling line at the International Space Station prompted a spacewalking Saturday for two astronauts.

12/21/2013

(Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA To Launch 3-D Printer Into Space

In what could be a game changer for our nation’s astonauts, NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year.

09/29/2013

The International Space Station moves away from the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Earlier the STS-117 and Expedition 15 crews concluded about eight days of cooperative work onboard the shuttle and station.
(Source: NASA)

Spacewalk Cut Short Due To Leak In Astronaut’s Helmet

A six-hour spacewalk, scheduled for continued maintenance at the International Space Station, was cut short Tuesday due to a dangerous leak in one of the astronaut’s helmets.

07/16/2013

(Photo by: Chip Somodeville/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit Opens

A who’s-who of NASA officials, astronauts, and former astronauts gathered at the Kennedy Space Center Saturday to get an up-close view of the last space shuttle to travel to space.

CBS Miami–06/29/2013

2013 Astronaut candidates. (Source: NASA.gov)

NASA Picks 8 New Astronauts, 4 Of Them Women

For the first time in four years, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts.

CBS Miami–06/17/2013

(Source: NASA)

Spacewalkers Plug Ammonia Leak But Monitoring Will Continue

Taking an impromptu spacewalk is not the norm, but in an attempt to replace a serious leaky pump, astronauts traveled outside the International Space Station Saturday.

05/11/2013

In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy moves inland across the mid-Atlantic region on October 30, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Astronauts See Superstorm Sandy From Space Station

They’re not calling it a superstorm for nothing. Sandy, the storm that has been ravaging the East Coast, is enormous, even when seen from space.

CBS4–10/30/2012

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NASA Releases First Hi-Res Images From Mars Rover

NASA has released the first full-resolution images from Curiosity, which arrived on Mars late Sunday after an eight-month commute from Earth.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

In this handout image provided by NASA, the International Space Station photographed by a crew member on board the space shuttle Atlantis as the two spacecraft performed rendezvous and docking operations on the STS-135 mission's third day in Earth orbit July 10, 2011 in space. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Space Milestone: Date Set For First Private Flight To ISS

Cape Canaveral will be the site of the launch of the first commercially built space capsule to the International Space Station.

CBS4–03/19/2012

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