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IN SPACE - JULY 12:  In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Earth's horizon and the moon can be seen from the International Space Station July 12, 2011 in space.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To Earth

Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2015

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

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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

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NASA Picks Boeing And SpaceX To Ferry Astronauts

On Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

Map of the microwave background radiation left over from the Big Bang. (Getty Images)

Astronomers Detect Beginning Of The Big Bang

Researchers have found evidence of an incredibly rapid expansion of the universe a mere fraction of a second after the Big Bang.

03/17/2014

NASA image of  the remnants of supernova 1987A. (Getty Images)

New Supernova Could Help Scientists Understand Secrets Of The Universe

Closest supernova since 1987 could reveal clues about the origin of the universe.

01/23/2014

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Another Big Piece of Shuttle Trainer Arrives in WA

NASA’s special Super Guppy plane delivered another big piece of the Space Shuttle Trainer has arrived at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

07/26/2012

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

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket early May 22, 2

Beam Me Up Scotty’s Ashes Take Off With First Commercial Rocket

Actor James Doohan, Star Trek’s ‘Scotty’, called the Seattle area home until his death in 2005. Today his ashes were successfully launched into space on the first commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station.

05/22/2012

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Children’s Museum of Tacoma Opens in New Space

New exhibits, new hands-on fun and a new address for the Children’s Museum of Tacoma. C’mon in for a visit!

01/19/2012

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