Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti drinks espresso on the International Space Station. (Source: Lavazza)

Astronauts Enjoy ‘Out Of This World’ Cup Of Coffee

Crew aboard the International Space Station now have access to freshly brewed coffee from the ISSpresso machine.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

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.


(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Students From Bedford High School Shop Class Make Space Station Parts

The students are building lockers where astronauts will keep their experiments aboard the International Space Station.


NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2105 in Star City, Russia.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Out Of This World: Astronaut To Spend A Year In Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will begin his journey to International Space Station – and a one-year mission in space – Friday.


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.


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.


At the Orbital ATK test facility, the booster for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket was fired for a two minute test on March 11. The test is one of two that will qualify the booster for flight before SLS begins carrying NASA’s Orion spacecraft and other potential payloads to deep space destinations.
(Image Credit: NASA)

NASA Tests ‘Most Powerful Rocket Booster Ever’ (Video)

NASA’s next generation rocket booster was successfully tested as the agency prepares for missions into deep space.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2015

Getty Images

International Space Station To Fly Over Metro Detroit

The International Space Station will be visible over Metro Detroit in the coming days.

CBS Detroit–02/05/2015


NASA: 2014 Was Warmest Year On Record

One University of Michigan professor says there is still time to cut back on carbon emissions and slow the speed of warming, but misinformation from oil companies has hindered support needed cause policy change in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 01:  NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Jr. prepares to address the National Press Club Newsmakers Luncheon July 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. With the final space shuttle launch a week away, Bolden gave assurances that the United States would continue to lead in the exploration of space and talked about NASA's plans to extend human presence beyond low-Earth orbit.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NASA Chief Headlines U-M Commencement Speakers

Charles Bolden Jr. has been on four space flights, commanded two missions and piloted the space shuttle Discovery, which deployed the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990.

CBS Detroit–12/14/2014