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Former NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy (Credit: CBS2)

Intrepid Hosts 4th Annual Space & Science Festival

Former NASA astronaut Col. Pamela Melroy will speak at the event Sunday afternoon.

07/26/2015

In this handout provided by the NASA, Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015, when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles (768,000 kilometers) from the surface.  (Photo by NASA/APL/SwRI via Getty Images)

Pluto Up Close: NASA Spacecraft Makes Successful Flyby Of Planet

In a day of both jubilation and tension, scientists waited anxiously Tuesday for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to send word across 3 billion miles and confirm it got humanity’s first up-close look at Pluto.

07/14/2015

Hubble Telescope

NASA Marking 25th Anniversary Of Launch Of Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble rocketed into space on April 24, 1990 aboard space shuttle Discovery. It orbits about 350 miles above the Earth.

04/24/2015

NASA astronaut Terry Virts honors Jackie Robinson from the International Space Station on April 15, 2015. (credit: Twitter via @AstroTerry)

WATCH: Astronaut Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day From Space

Fans and players across the country are paying tribute to the legacy of Jackie Robinson. And high above Earth, Terry Virts is joining them in his own unique way.

04/15/2015

NASA (Photo by Jim Watson/Getty Images)

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

2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

Jupiter and its moons (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

NASA: Solar System’s Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of Earth

The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.

03/13/2015

A boys cools off in the Washington Square Park Fountain in  New York City July 22, 2011 as people try different ways to beat the heat which is expected to reach 110F degrees (43C). US weather experts Friday issued heat alerts for more than half of the 50 states as a blanket of hot air and humidity smothered the country, from Texas in the south to Maine in the northeast.    AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Bitter Winter In New York, 2014 Was The Warmest Year On Record

It’s official, 2014 will go down in the climate books as the hottest year on record, so far.

01/16/2015

Photo by NASA/Liaison

The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

Unidentified debris that fell onto Secaucus waste water treatment plant. (credit: Steve Brownowich)

Man Believes Debris Fell From Sky Onto Secaucus Waste Water Treatment Plant

The operations foreman at a waste water treatment plant in Secaucus, New Jersey believes a piece of debris fell from the sky onto the facility Wednesday.

10/09/2014

NEW YORK - APRIL 07:  An ambulance is parked in front of St. Vincent's Hospital on April 7, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: De Blasio Bringing 911 Overhaul In-House, Cancels NASA Contract

About 20 of the space agency’s employees were hired two years ago under the Bloomberg administration.

09/05/2014

Astronaut Mario Runco meets kids at the Space and Science Festival at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Credit: CBS 2)

Intrepid Museum Gives Kids In-Depth Look At Moon Landing, 45 Years Later

Children on Sunday got the chance to meet some of the people who made space exploration possible.

07/20/2014

NASA says it may be able to better predict where sinkholes will occur with new technology. (Credit: CBS 2)

NASA Technology Could Help Predict Sinkholes

NASA says it may be able to predict where the next big sinkhole will occur with new technology strapped to the belly of a jet.

04/24/2014

FILE -- Earth Day volunteers in New York City. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Commemorates Earth Day With Series Of Events

Activities include hikes, wildlife watching, tree-planting and educational exhibits.

04/22/2014

AlterG anti-gravity treadmill (credit: alterg.com)

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Helps Patients, Athletes Recover From Injuries

Anti-gravity treadmills haven’t changed the laws of physics, but rather make the user feel lighter while exercising on a treadmill.

01/15/2014

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