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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

The Space Shuttle Enterprise on display at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's Space Shuttle Pavilion. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Visitors Will Have To Pay Extra $6 To See Enterprise Shuttle At The Intrepid

NASA gave away four shuttles, but only in New York will you have to pay extra to see one.

07/18/2012

Ted Southern and Nikolay Moiseev with their space suit - Brooklyn, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklynites Look To Launch Into Space Suit Industry

The United States is at a turning point for space exploration, and two men from Brooklyn are looking to contribute, and hopefully cash in, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.

07/11/2012

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Connecticut Middle School Students Provide NASA With Valuable Data

Turn of River Middle School sixth-graders have been keeping their heads in the clouds this school year _ and doing a really good job at it.

06/23/2012

The space shuttle Enterprise on a barge on the Hudson River on June 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Trip To The Intrepid

The shuttle left Jersey City on a barge Wednesday and began traveling up the Hudson River. It passed by the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center site and is scheduled to be lifted onto the flight deck of the Intrepid shortly.

06/06/2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work Through The Night To Separate Space Shuttle Enterprise From 747

Crews at John F. Kennedy Airport were in the middle of a delicate operation on Sunday morning, separating the Space Shuttle Enterprise from the 747 it flew in on a few weeks ago.

05/13/2012

Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport April 27, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York City

Hundreds of onlookers armed with cameras gathered on rooftops and piers to catch a glimpse of the Enterprise, which was airlifted on the back of a 747, as it arrived in the New York City Friday morning.

04/27/2012

JULY 08: Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This lift off is the last in the 30-year-old shuttle program. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NASA Accepting Applications For Next Class Of Astronauts

If you’re looking for a job then you’ve got until midnight to submit your application for an opportunity that’s out of this world.

01/27/2012

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