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  1. Senator hops aboard bill to stop boating drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Senator Thad Altman, R-Cape Canaveral, filed a bill Friday in the Senate that would make a boating under the influence offense count against a driver's license in Florida. "I think it's logical, and I think it will save human lives," said Altman.

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  2. Luetjen BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

    ... After serving on the faculty, he joined McDonnell Aircraft and subsequently opened the company office at Cape Canaveral, Fla., in 1959. He and his wife Marilyn have two sons, Ron Luetjen, of Mississippi, and Rob (Linda) Luetjen, of Florida. Luetgen ...

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  3. Katharine the shark surfaces near CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Katharine the great white shark just topped 10,000 miles and she's lurking right near the surf at Cape Canaveral National Seashore, Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports. "She's basically a snowbird," said Greg Skomal, a scientist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.

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  4. Here's How The SpaceX Reusable Rocket Would Work, And It's Pretty AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    ... orbit. SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket, which carried the Dragon capsule up to space, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 22. The original May 19 launch was delayed because of an engine problem. SpaceX's Dragon capsule flew over ...

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  5. Margaret Britt AlexanderRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Florida Today

    ... Airways. In the summer of 1956, she moved to Cocoa Beach, FL to work for Pan Am in the Base Manager's office, Cape Canaveral. It is there that Margaret met the love of her life, her husband of 57 years, John. On June 1, 1957, Margaret married her ...

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  6. ULA wins $382.9M for Air Force space launches, beating out SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    An Atlas V rocket, built by Centennial-based United Launch Alliance, launches the MUOS-3 satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 20, 2015. ULA is slated to launch another MUOS satellite as part of three launches awarded Wednesday.

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  7. Apollo, Challenger, Columbia: Fallen astronauts honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    An Israeli student delegation was among those honoring fallen astronauts Wednesday during a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's Space Mirror Memorial. Some of the more than Apollo, Challenger, Columbia: Fallen astronauts honored CAPE CANAVERAL - An Israeli student delegation was among those honoring fallen astronauts Wednesday during a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's Space Mirror Memorial.

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  8. Reporting: Global SecurityDALAI Lama Calls for Tolerance and PeaceRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... baseball team. Located in Viera, a planned community in Rockledge, Fla., . it's just 20 minutes south of Cape Canaveral The squared-off pyramids wait for the deft strokes of the world's most celebrated sand sculptors to transform them into graceful ...

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  9. Looking for Love? The Marriage Perk at AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    ... rocket from Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rumbled aloft at 4:47a.m. amid clear skies from Cape Canaveral, Florida, propelling a Dragon capsule packed with food, equipment and science experiments under contract for the National ...

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  10. Remembering the Apollo 1 tragedy 48 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    It was 48 years ago yesterday, Jan. 27, that every eye in the nation were turned to Cape Canaveral, Florida. That was where NASA 's Apollo 1 rocket was wheeled into complex 34 for a launch rehearsal test before its scheduled Feb. 21 blastoff.

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  11. Challenger disaster rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chron

    ... file photo, the space shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after lifting off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an ...

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  12. Florida off-limits to oil and gas drilling - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTLV

    Florida off-limits to oil and gas drilling - for now The Obama administration decided not to open any areas off Florida's coast to oil and gas drilling Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://on.flatoday.com/1K4GxCo Waters off Brevard County and elsewhere in Florida will be off-limits to oil and gas drilling until at least 2022, according to a federal plan released this week. But before then, nine companies that have applied for federal permits could use powerful air guns to survey for oil and gas off coastlines from Cape Canaveral to Delaware.

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  13. Remembering Shuttle Challenger: 29 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTLV

    Remembering Shuttle Challenger: 29 years later 29 years ago Wednesday, the space shuttle Challenger vanished from the blue Florida sky, leaving only white corkscrews of smoke hanging in the air. Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: CAPE CANAVERAL- 29 years ago Wednesday, the space shuttle Challenger vanished from the blue Florida sky, leaving only white corkscrews of smoke hanging in the air.

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  14. Spectacular SpaceX animation shows Falcon Heavy rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... transitions to the recovery of all three boosters by a guided descent back to a soft touchdown on land in the Cape Canaveral /Kennedy Space Center area. SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., signed a long term lease with NASA in April 2014 to ...

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  15. Today in Engineering History: Space Shuttle Challenger explodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | ECNmag

    Today in engineering history, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, FL, killing the seven crew members aboard. Among those killed was a teacher from New Hampshire, Christa McAuliffe, who was supposed to become the first citizen in space as part of a new NASA Teacher in Space project.

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  16. A Tesla Motor Vehicle Has An "Insane Mode"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KISS 95.1 WBVD-FM

    You push this button, and the Tesla will then go from 0 to 60 seconds...Drake would say that's "Real F****** Quick"! If you don't know much about Tesla Motors, its founder is Elon Musk, who co-founded PayPal, and is the behind SpaceX, which launches from Cape Canaveral to resupply the ISS now, but plans in the future to be the spacecraft that sends humans to Mars.

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  17. Space 'sailboat' scheduled to fly in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | RedOrbit

    The use of solar sails has been a dream for spacecraft developers for decades, but it could soon become a reality, thanks to the efforts of a nonprofit organization led by "Science Guy" Bill Nye. Nye is the CEO of The Planetary Society , a nonprofit group that promotes space exploration, and his team announced on Monday that its privately-funded LightSail spacecraft would embark on its maiden test flight in May. LightSail is scheduled to be helped into space by an Atlas V rocket blasting off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida.

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  18. Mars Exploration Fast FactsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    ... where it will study Mars for two years. July 7, 2003 - The rover nicknamed Opportunity is launched from Cape Canaveral. Both Spirit and Opportunity are part of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission. January 3, 2004 - At approximately 11:35pm EST, ... 1 comment

  19. (Miami Herald archives) Heart of the Space Coast skips a beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Miami Herald

    The former and current mayors of Cape Canaveral stood in the smoky back bar of the Mousetrap steak house and lounge. Mayor Pat Lee was shooting pool.

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  20. On 29th anniversary of Challenger disaster, here's Reagan's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Palm Beach Post

    It was 29 years ago today that the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing seven astronauts. President Ronald Reagan , scheduled to give the State of the Union address that night, postponed that speech and instead delivered a brief statement remembering the astronauts and vowing that the shuttle program would go on.

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