Space

Crew members on board the International Space Station taste lettuce grown exclusively in space for the first time. (credit: NASAtv)

Space Station Crew Consumes First-Ever Vegetables Grown In Orbit

Another imperative first has been accomplished in space, thanks to the crew on board the International Space Station.

08/10/2015

Astronaut Jerry Ross in suited portrait at Johnson Space Ctr.  (credit: Time Life Pictures/NASA/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Spaceflight Record Holder, Retired NASA Astronaut Jerry Ross Honored At Baseball Game

In the triple-digit heat, retired NASA astronaut Jerry Ross stood on the mound, waved to the crowd, and delivered a solid pitch to open the minor league ball game in his honor.

08/09/2015

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NASA’s EPIC Camera Captures Moon’s Stunning Illuminated ‘Dark’ Side

NASA has provided an exquisite view of the moon that will never be perceived from Earth.

08/05/2015

MOJAVE, CA - NOVEMBER 2 :  Sheriff's deputies inspect the wreckage of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 in a desert field November 2, 2014 north of Mojave, California on The Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 crashed on October 31, 2014 during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

NTSB Confirms Co-Pilot Error As Cause Of 2014 Virgin Galactic Tragedy

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday confirmed co-pilot error as the cause of the deadly failure of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo spacecraft over the Mojave Desert in October of 2014.

07/28/2015

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SpaceX Identifies Possible Cause Of Launch Failure, Not Worried About 2017 Commercial Missions

Southern California based SpaceX on Monday released a preliminary summary addressing the loss of their Falcon 9 launch vehicle and failure of the CRS-7 mission that occurred in June.

07/20/2015

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NASA Test-Launches JPL’s ‘Flying Saucer’ Mars Lander

NASA hopes to learn much from Monday’s test launch of the vehicle they hope one day will land humans on Mars.

06/08/2015

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Space Expert At Helm Of Griffith Observatory Is Living His Dream

CBS2’s Josh Rubenstein talks with Dr. Edwin Krupp about his fascination with space and the future.

06/02/2015

Officials say the transport planned for later this year or early 2016 will mark the only time an external fuel tank has traveled through urban streets. (Photo credit: Lockheed Martin)

66,000-Pound External Fuel Tank For Endeavour Exhibit To Travel Through LA

Another historic NASA artifact is set to make its journey through the streets of Los Angeles.

05/28/2015

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NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.

04/15/2015

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SoCal-Based SpaceX Launches First-Ever Deep Space Mission For Private Company

After a pair of delays, SpaceX, the space transport company based in Hawthorne, California, successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, propelling the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) deeper into space than the company had ever ventured before.

02/11/2015

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Top Unique Tours in LA

Easy and fun ways to discover new parts of LA.

CBS Los Angeles–02/05/2015

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JPL Scientists Monitor Historic Attempt To Land Spacecraft On Comet

It’s been a mission in progress for 10 years for the European Space Agency, and scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are among those watching keenly as the first-of-its-kind objective prepares to reach its apex.

11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

Sheriff's deputies inspect the wreckage of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 in a desert field November 2, 2014 north of Mojave, California on The Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 crashed on October 31, 2014 during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

NTSB Investigates Pilot Error As Possible Cause Of Virgin Galactic Crash

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the possible role pilot error may have had in the mid-flight failure and crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo on Friday.

11/03/2014

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Local Students Lose Space Station Experiment In Failed Rocket Launch

When Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket launch failed on Tuesday, two local students’ science experiment went down in flames as well.

10/29/2014

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