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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

December 11th, 2013
07:56 PM ET

Urgent situation on International Space Station

News that broke in The Situation Room: For the second time this year, one of the pumps that cools the International Space Station has failed. NASA says the crew is not in imminent danger, but as CNN's John Zarrella reports, they will have to conduct a space walk to fix the malfunction.

November 10th, 2013
06:09 PM ET

Satellite falls back to Earth, but where?

The spacecraft should break up as it re-enters the atmosphere but no one knows where the space junk will hit.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Space
October 7th, 2013
07:31 PM ET

"Gravity" gets an "A" from one astronaut

It skyrocketed to the top of the box office this past weekend, but many in the scientific community and beyond are asking how accurate is the blockbuster "Gravity"? CNN's Jeanne Moos talks to one astronaut and has him weigh in on star Sandra Bullock's tools, underwear, and hair.


Filed under: Hollywood • Jeanne Moos • Space
July 15th, 2013
11:18 AM ET

See blue planet that may rain glass

Space agencies confirm they've found a deep azure blue planet orbiting a star 63 light years away.

RELATED STORY: Hubble telescope spots azure blue planet where it rains glass

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Filed under: Mary Snow • Space
May 14th, 2013
03:18 PM ET

Astronaut's amazing music video in space

Singing astronaut Chris Hadfield covers David Bowie's song "Space Oddity" in space and wows cyberspace. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on an out-of-this-world song. (Video)

See the full music video on YouTube

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Filed under: Canada • Jeanne Moos • Music • Space
February 20th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

See how rockets are made for NASA

Though the days of NASA's space shuttle launches are over, the rocket building business is booming. CNN's John Zarrella reports.


Filed under: John Zarrella • NASA • Space
February 15th, 2013
06:26 PM ET

Could we stop an asteroid?

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on earth's defense against exploding meteors and fly-by asteroids.

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Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • Space
February 15th, 2013
06:25 PM ET

See how close asteroid came to Earth

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at a meteor that exploded over Russia and an asteroid that passed by Earth.


Filed under: Space • Tom Foreman
January 3rd, 2013
05:08 PM ET

Asteroid to fly between Earth, moon

CNN's Chad Myers has the details of an asteroid scientists say will narrowly miss hitting Earth in February.


Filed under: Chad Myers • Space
November 29th, 2012
06:49 PM ET

U.S. had plans to nuke the moon

You could easily skip by it in an archive search: a project titled "A Study of Lunar Research Flights." Its nickname is even more low-brow: "Project A-119."

But the reality was much more explosive.

It was a top-secret plan, developed by the U.S. Air Force, to look at the possibility of detonating a nuclear device on the moon.

FULL STORY ON SECURITY CLEARANCE BLOG


Filed under: Brian Todd • Moon • Nuclear • Space
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