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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

Beyonce Knowles  (Buda Mendes/Getty Images Entertainment)

Space Shuttle Challenger Sample In New Beyonce Song Stirs Controversy

The sampled audio in the track “XO” is from the NASA announcer who described to the world what was happening as the Challenger exploded on Jan. 28, 1986.

12/31/2013

In this handout photo provided by NASA, The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is launched with Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency onboard, on November 7, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Olympic Torch Blasts Into Space For 1st Spacewalk

A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station ahead of the first-ever spacewalk for the symbol of peace.

11/07/2013

Builders construct new homes in an area that was heavily damaged by fire in Superstorm Sandy on October 22, 2012 in Breezy Point.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

One Year After Sandy, Communities Rebuilding For Future Storms

Sandy’s damage was devastating and deadly. The storm was blamed for at least 68 deaths in New York and 71 in New Jersey with property damages estimated at $65 billion.

10/29/2013

Space Shuttle Enterprise (credit: Lisa Tschernkowitsch/WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Exhibit Reopens To Visitors At Intrepid

The new pavilion for NASA’s retired shuttle was unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.

07/10/2013

Buzz Aldrin on The Couch

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Wants To Establish Permanent Human Settlement On Mars

Is it possible for humans to go to Mars? For Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, it’s a very real possibility.

05/31/2013

A man in Moscow looks at a computer screen displaying a picture reportedly taken in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, 2013, showing the trail of a falling object above a residential area of the city. (Photo credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Injured By Blasts As Meteor Falls In Russia

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

02/15/2013

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Three Charged In New York With Spreading Computer Virus Around The World

Authorities say the inventor of a computer virus that infiltrated a million computers worldwide and opened the door for the theft of at least $50 million has pleaded guilty to federal charges in New York.

01/23/2013

NASA Sleep Study Participant (credit: Heather Archuletta)

NASA Wants Tri-Staters To Stay In Bed For A Month

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is looking for test subjects to to help figure out what a zero gravity environment does to the human body. NASA will even pay you.

07/27/2012

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

Visitors at the Intrepid July 19, 2012 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Makes Public Debut At The Intrepid

If you’ve never seen a space shuttle up close and personal, now is your chance.

07/19/2012

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