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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

A funnel cloud. (file - clipart.com)

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

Solar storm

Experts: Solar Storm Could Impact Satellites Fueling Our Favorite Tech Devices

One of the largest solar storms in a decade is occurring right now. It could impact the satellites we rely on to power our favorite gadgets. But it’s also causing a lot of excitement.

01/24/2012

Computer Keyboard (file / credit: clipart.com)

7 Charged In $14 Million Internet Ad Fraud Case

Federal authorities say a crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent profits.

11/09/2011

The Russian Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft arrives at the Intrepid on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 (credit: CBS)

New Space Capsule On Display At Intrepid As Debate Over Enterprise Continues

The Russian Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft arrived early Tuesday morning at the Intrepid and will be part of the museum’s interactive displays on outer space.

10/18/2011

Doomsday

The Apocalypse: It’s Nothing New

Doomsday worrywarts have a long history of predicting the end of the world. From biblical times to the present day, there have been many scenarios of our ultimate demise.

05/21/2011

Space Shuttle Enterprise

War Of Words Erupts Between NYC And Houston Over Shuttle Enterprise

A Houston congressman wants to play his own version of “Texas hold ‘em” to keep NASA from sending one of its retiring space shuttles to New York City. But Sen. Chuck Schumer isn’t having it.

04/15/2011

A LEGO model of the Intrepid is seen under construction on the Intrepid - New York, NY - Apr 15, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

LEGO Model Of USS Intrepid Under Construction At Manhattan Museum

Artist Ed Diment is constructing the model aircraft, which will be 22-feet-long, weigh 550 pounds and require 250,000 LEGO pieces.

04/15/2011

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