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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

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Astronaut On International Space Station Describes What Space Smells Like

07/18/2014

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

Earth-Like Planet Discovered 20 Light Years Away

Public Recruited For New Space Experiment Ideas In South Bay

Citizens in Space, a non-profit group that hopes to use the new wave of private sub-orbital space flight to make scientific breakthroughs, has an informational meeting planned for this Thursday, where “citizen scientists” will be encouraged to develop experiments to be carried into space.

06/19/2012

International Space Station

KCBS Cover Story: Space Station Astronauts Speak To San Jose Students

The students at Washington Elementary looked up to the astronauts at the International Space Station. Their field trip Wednesday to the Tech Museum of Innovation left little doubt.

03/08/2012

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