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(NASA)

WATCH: Astronauts Ring In The New Year 16 Times From Space

Astronauts on board the International Space Station celebrated New Year’s Day 16 times as it orbited the globe at 17,500 miles per hour.

01/01/2015

(European Space Agency)

Astronaut Releases Gorgeous Time Lapse Video From 166 Days Spent At International Space Station

A German astronaut has compiled a breathtaking time lapse video of the time he spent aboard the International Space Station.

12/29/2014

(NASA)

Here’s What An Astronaut Will See While Spiraling 20,000 Mph Through The Earth’s Atmosphere

NASA released new video Friday capturing the intense conditions the Orion spacecraft and the astronauts it carries will endure as they return from deep space on a journey destined for Mars.

12/19/2014

SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX Cargo Ship Docks With ISS, Delivers 3-D Printer

A SpaceX cargo ship docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.

09/23/2014

Halle Berry as Molly Woods in "Extant" (credit: Dale Robinette/CBS)

Halle Berry As A Pregnant Astronaut On KPIX 5/CBS’ ‘Extant’

Halle Berry stars in CBS’ new series as an unexpectedly expectant astronaut…

07/07/2014

A solar flare is seen erupting from the sun. (Photograph by: NOAA/National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, Getty Images)

Solar Flare Shockwave May Disrupt Earth’s Satellite Communications

NASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.

06/13/2014

11-year-old Max Boddington of San Rafael reads aloud his essay, "When I Look at the Moon." A copy was given to astronaut Neil Armstrong a few weeks before his death. (CBS)

Weeks Before Death, Neil Armstrong Writes To San Rafael Boy

Three weeks before he died, legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong wrote a letter of encouragement to a San Rafael boy.

08/28/2012

First man on the moon, astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission.

Democratic Leader Pelosi Joins The Chorus Of Praise For Neil Armstrong

The Bay Area’s Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released a statement Saturday after news of Neil Armstrong’s death made its way around the world.

08/25/2012

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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