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NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars This Weekend

Mars is getting another visitor soon.

09/18/2014

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NASA’s Capsule Of The Future Prepped For Testing

NASA’S next generation of spacecraft is almost ready to begin its out of the world tests. The capsule, named Orion, is in the final stages of being prepped for its first mission a little less than three months from now.

09/11/2014

CBS4 This Morning anchor Walter Makaula got the chance to swap jobs with Schachter for a day and make his own chocolate. (Source: CBS4)

Cocoa Cost Increase Leads To Chocolate Price Hike

They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.

07/28/2014

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Astronauts To Train At Keys Undersea Lab

Astronauts will taking their work to the sea this summer at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys.

06/14/2014

Mars One Program (Source: Mars One)

One Way Ticket: Mission To Mars

On July 21, 1969 the Apollo 11 space flight took the first humans to the moon, with Neil Armstrong being the first to step on the lunar surface.

05/05/2014

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New Mars Explorer Blasts Off From Cape Canaveral

NASA’s newest robotic explorer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Monday to begin its journey to Mars. Maven — short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital “N” in EvolutioN — bears eight science instruments.

11/18/2013

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft with solar panels extended September 27, 2013 is checked by technicians in preparation for a November 18 launch to Mars at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.  It is scheduled to go into orbit around  Mars on September 22, 2014 and begin taking data on the upper atmosphere, solar winds and magnetic fields that will be transmitted back to Earth.  BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images

NASA’s Newest Mars Flyer Blasts Off Monday

NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.

11/16/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

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

Dennis Tito (Source: Wikipedia)

First Space Tourist Plans 2018 Trip To Mars

Visit Mars. That’s the insanely ambitious plan that Dennis Tito, who was the first private space traveler a little less than 12 years ago, will announce in more detail next week.

CBS4–02/22/2013

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