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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company shot a capsule higher into space Wednesday than it's ever done before.<p>The New …

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NASA plots a return to the moon within a decade — but this time astronauts will stay there

Bob Richards remembers watching the gray, ghostly figures bounce across his family’s black-and-white TV screen nearly a half-century ago: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first humans walking on the moon.<p>Enthralled by the success of Apollo 11, which touched down 49 years ago on July 20, and by …

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First SpaceX Dragon Arrives at Cape Canaveral

Crew Dragon arrived in Florida this week ahead of its first flight after completing thermal vacuum and acoustic testing at @NASA’s Plum Brook Station …


Towers Toppled at Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17

The last two launch towers to stand at Cape Canaveral since the dawn of the Space Age are no more.<p>The twin mobile gantries at Launch Complex 17 …

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NASA towers demolished at Cape Canaveral

The two towers, once used to assemble Delta 2 rockets for missions to Mars, formed part of the Complex 17 launch pad at Cape Canaveral.

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Watch Cape Canaveral’s iconic launch towers crumble in early-morning demolition

Cape Canaveral has always been a cherished place for the US space program, having hosting some of the most important space missions stretching back …

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Watch Two Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Meet Their End

But something new will rise in their place.<p>Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 17 has been through a lot.<p>Originally built to launch Thor missiles in the 50s, the complex’s two pads ended up as the launch site for dozens of Delta rockets over the past several decades. All that has come to an end, …


Cape Canaveral launch pad set for demolition

<b>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. --</b> A historic launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station comes crashing down in a controlled implosion on Thursday.<p>Launch …

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Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Demolished

10 minutes ago<p>(Cape Canaveral, FL) -- Two historic launch towers at Cape Canaveral are no more. Just after 7 a.m. Eastern time, the commander of the …


Launch towers at Cape Canaveral demolished in planned explosion

Historic launch towers — the site of launches dating back decades — landed in a pile of rubble at 7:03 a.m.Thursday in a planned explosion at Cape …


Watch: Demolition of twin towers at Cape Canaveral’s historic Launch Complex 17

In a matter of seconds, two towers at Launch Complex 17 in Cape Canaveral collapsed in a cloud of dust Thurday morning, brought down by controlled …

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Man continuously harasses woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt - The Washington Post

2:50<p>Man continuously harasses woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt<p>0:45<p>What's causing all the 'orbs' in Trump's life?<p>1:33<p>Three times cops shot through their windshields<p>1:48<p>‘Nation’s T. rex’ moves into Washington, gets a look at new home<p>1:04<p>Parents issue warning after toddler gets trapped in washing …

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SpaceX plans late July launch in Cape Canaveral - Orlando Business Journal

By Matthew Richardson <br>– Staff writer, Orlando Business Journal<p>Jul 2, 2018, 4:02pm EDT<p>While NASA confirmed on July 2 that SpaceX's Dragon capsule had …


SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, bearing berries and ice cream, mice and the first …

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Video Feature: SpaceX Falcon 9 creates thunder and light on CRS-15 mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts off from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40. Photo Credit: Mike Deep / SpaceFlight Insider<p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX …


First 'artificial intelligence astronaut' launched from Cape Canaveral

NASA launched the world’s first “artificial intelligence astronaut” from Cape Canaveral Friday morning.<p>The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on time at …

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SpaceX Sends Falcon 9 and Robot to the ISS

SpaceX launched its 12th mission of the year. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral bound for the International Space Station at 5:44 …

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SpaceX Dragon craft lifts off from Florida's International Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo craft launched for the International Space Station (ISS) from Cape Canaveral in Florida, early on June 29.

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SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket to ISS

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral this morning. It's carrying nearly 6,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station. …

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Successful Falcon Nine Launch From Cape Canaveral

3 days ago<p><b>Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (970 WFLA)</b><b>-</b>SpaceX launched its fifteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission at 5:42 a.m. from …

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Dragon to the Space Station

At 5:42 a.m. EDT Friday, June 29, 2018, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft lifts off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air …

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SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for station crew

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite is back in action, launching with fresh station …

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Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

A robot with true artificial intelligence is about to invade space.<p>The large, round, plastic robot head is part of SpaceX's latest supply delivery to …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch live: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket at 5:41 a.m. Friday from Cape Canaveral. You can watch it live above or by clicking here.

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SpaceX Plans Space Station Resupply Launch

Everything is on track for a planned launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral this Friday. The rocket is being used to resupply the …

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Falcon Nine Blast Off Set For Friday From Cape Canaveral

1 week ago<p><b>Cape Canaveral, Fla.(970 WFLA)</b>- SpaceX is planning a Friday morning launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.<p>The …

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CNN - Cape Canaveral rocket pad blasted into history- October 14, 1999

Cape Canaveral rocket pad blasted into history<p><i>October 14, 1999<br>Web posted at: 11:38 a.m. EDT (1538 GMT)</i><p>(CNN) -- Some 200 pounds of explosives toppled a massive, towering launch complex at Cape Canaveral Thursday in a planned detonation that marked the end of one 34-year era of spaceflight and the …

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Launching to Observe Our Sun

On June 21, 1975, NASA successfully launched the eighth Orbiting Solar Observatory aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This satellite …


Prepare for liftoff: Here’s a list of upcoming important SpaceX rocket launches

SpaceX is known for its nail-biting rocket launches that keep people glued to their screens, waiting to see if the mission will be a success or a …

Space Travel

Restoring the Light

As workers wait at the top of the newly repainted Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, a crane carefully moves the refurbished 18,000-pound lantern room toward …

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