International Space Station

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Bay Area Students’ Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday’s Rocket Explosion

The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.

10/29/2014

Two Planet Labs CubeSats are deployed from the International Space Station on February 25, 201. (NASA)

SF-Based Planet Labs To Increase Fleet Of 71 Mini Satellites To Take New Images Of Entire Earth Every Day

A Bay Area firm that makes low-cost satellites the size of shoe boxes is planning to increase the fleet of orbiting devices in order to take new images of the entire Earth every day.

10/14/2014

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

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

International Space Station

International Space Station To Be Visible Above Bay Area

Stargazers and space enthusiasts could have a chance to see the International Space Station in the skies above the Bay Area Tuesday Night.

02/28/2012

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Good Question: How Much Space Junk Is Floating Around?

We’ve been sending stuff into space for more than 50 years. Greg in San Francisco asked this Good Question: How much space junk is floating around? And how does the International Space Station avoid it?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 16, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. After 20 years, 25 missions and more than 115 million miles in space, Endeavour is on its final flight to the International Space Station before being retired and donated to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle To Be Visible Above Bay Area Friday, Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Friday morning and again early Sunday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

International Space Station

San Jose Students’ Experiment Hosted On Space Station

The first science experiment on the International Space Station designed by San Jose high school students is smaller than a shoe box, but could lead to answers about how astronauts will someday feed themselves on long space flights.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2011

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