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Florida’s Former SpaceX Rocket Gets Launched From California

A SpaceX rocket launched from the California coast Sunday carrying a Canadian satellite intended to track space weather in what was billed as a test flight.

CBS Miami–09/29/2013

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Astronaut With Flooded Helmet Felt Like Goldfish

Italy’s first spacewalking astronaut, after a leak flooded his helmet with water Tuesday while trying to performance maintenance at International Space Station, believes he now knows what it feels like to be a goldfish.

07/18/2013

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

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Spacewalkers Tackle Pending List Of Chores

A list of pending chores, which includes collecting science experiments, sent two astronauts to the International Space Station Tuesday.

07/09/2013

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

(AP)

Perseid Meteor Shower Underway, Peaks Saturday

The annual Perseid meteor shower is underway this week. The sky show peaks on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

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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

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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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

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