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File image of a solar flare. (HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Solar Storm Barreling Toward Earth This Weekend

The space weather forecast for Earth looks a bit stormy this weekend, but scientists said not to worry.

CBS4–07/13/2012

(Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images)

Space Rock To Fly By Earth Thursday Night

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s actually a “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of a city block.

CBS4–06/14/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) the 2011 Supermoon rises over Miami

Super Moon Over Miami Tonight

Wanna get mooned? Saturday night is the perfect time because following sunset on Saturday, the sky will be lit by a “supermoon”, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.

CBS4–05/05/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) the 2011 Supermoon rises over Miami

Super Moon Expected This Weekend

Those fearful of a full moon might want to stay inside Saturday night to avoid the “Super Moon.” May’s full moon will hit on Saturday night into Sunday and is called a “super Moon” and will appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than other full Moons of 2012

CBS4–05/03/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Solar Storm Not Nearly As Bad As Could Have Been

Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late Thursday.

CBS4–03/09/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Massive Solar Storm Races Toward Earth

A massive solar storm on the sun is about to have a major impact on earth. Radioactive particles from solar flares may soon start messing with everything from electricity to GPS systems. Fluctuations to some electrical power grids may also be experienced.

CBS4–03/08/2012

In a screen grab taken from a handout timelapse sequence provided by NASA / SDO, a solar spot in the centre of the Sun is captured from which the first X-class flare was emitted in four years on February 14, 2011. The images taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft reveal the source of the strongest flare to have been released in four years by the Sun, leading to warnings that a resulting geo-magnetic storm may cause disruption to communications and electrical supplies once it reaches the earths magnetic field.  (Image by NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory via Getty Images)

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Hitting Earth

South Florida and the rest of the Earth is in the midst of the largest solar storm since 2005.

CBS4–01/24/2012

NASA's Curiosity rover, formally known as the Mars Science Laboratory, Mars Science Laboratory heads for space on November 26, 2011 atop an Atlas 5 rocket from launch pad 41 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Mars Science Lab in expected to land on Mars early August 2012. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA’s Super-Size Mars Rover Makes Mission To Red Planet

Ready, set, takeoff for Mars. NASA’s Curiosity rover, the world’s biggest extraterrestrial explorer, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday. The mission? Search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.

CBS4–11/26/2011

(Source: NASA/Cornell/Arecibo) This radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55 was generated from data taken in April of 2010 by the Arecibo Radar Telescope in Puerto Rico.

Giant Asteroid Set To Make Harmless Fly-By Earth

NASA scientists are tracking an asteroid bigger than an aircraft carrier that will fly by between the Earth and moon Tuesday.

CBS4–11/08/2011

(NASA) Old NASA satellite is expected to crash land on Earth on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.

Heads Up! Satellite Still On For Friday Freefall From Space

Heads up! The debris of a giant 6-ton satellite is getting closer to Earth and NASA is closer to knowing where, or actually where it won’t crash into the planet on Friday.

CBS4–09/22/2011

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