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  1. 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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  2. 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

  3. (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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  4. Remembering Shuttle Challenger: 29 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... that ignited the main liquid fuel tank. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1K4J7Zl (FCN) CAPE CANAVERAL- 29 years ago Wednesday, the space shuttle Challenger vanished from the blue Florida sky, leaving only white corkscrews of ...

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  5. 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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  6. NASA awards $8.8 million contract to Albany electrical company A. West EnterpriseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Albany Herald

    U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop said the contact with A. West Enterprise of Albany is to implement various safety and reliability upgrades to the institutional power system at National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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  7. Albany company wins $8.8M NASA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. who represents Georgia's 2nd Congressional District, including Albany, announced Wednesday that A. West Enterprise of Albany, has been awarded an $8.8 million contract to implement various safety and reliability upgrades to the institutional power system at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. "I have always said that the small businesses in Middle and Southwest Georgia are some of the most creative, hard working, and industrious in the entire world," said Congressman Bishop.

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  8. This day in history, the space shuttle Challenger explodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The space shuttle "Challenger" exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and killed all seven members on board. MOUNTAINS WILL BE LOW 40'S.

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  9. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KWTX

    29 years ago today--the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven of its crew members, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe, who was supposed to be the first teacher in space as part of ...

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  10. Finestone, Stanley E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Lakeland Ledger

    STANLEY E. FINESTONE, 90 CAPE CANAVERAL - Stanley E. Finestone, 90, died Jan. 13, 2015. Spent winters in Auburndale.

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  11. Today in Media History: Coverage of 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Poynter Online

    At 11:38 a.m. on a cold January 28, 1986, TV broadcast the launch of what was assumed would be a successful space shuttle mission. "Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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  12. Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch and Booster Recovery Featured in Cool New SpaceX AnimationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Universe Today

    ... reporters, including Universe Today, in Cocoa Beach, FL, during prior SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blastoff from Cape Canaveral, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com Dr. Ken Kremer is a speaker, research scientist, freelance science journalist (Princeton, ...

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  13. The Mission to Build a Galactic InternetRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  14. Boeing, SpaceX Eye 2017 for First Crew MissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | PC Magazine

    ... Tuesday released an animated video, below, showing its future Falcon Heavy launch vehicle lifting off from a Cape Canaveral launch pad and carrying what looks like a heavy satellite payload into space. In the animation, the Falcon Heavy's two ...

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  15. Google Lunar XPrize ramps up private moon race with $5 million in awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Mashable

    ... all the things that we consider a value on Earth." The company is now setting up shop at a launch complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will host its test flights and all of its spacecraft development, Richards said. The company has absorbed ...

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  16. Astronomers find solar system more than double ours in ageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KTVN Reno

    Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.

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  17. Space Shuttle Challenger explodes in 1986Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New York Daily News

    ... rockets. In a boiling maelstrom of flame, the shuttle Challenger disintegrated 72 seconds into a flight from Cape Canaveral, killing teacher Christa McAuliffe, the first "citizen in space," and her six astronaut companions. America's ambitious ...

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  18. Boeing and SpaceX schedule crucial safety tests ahead of ISS tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Engadget

    ... later this year, with a manned trip planned for 2017. SpaceX's pad abort test will take place on a truss in Cape Canaveral, Florida, rather than an actual Falcon 9 rocket. If it works, the Dragon Capsule's thrusters will fire and carry a test dummy ...

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  19. SpaceX, Boeing on Track to Get Astronauts into Space by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Time

    The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX on a cargo resupply service mission to the International Space Station lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Jan. 10, 2015.

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  20. Boeing, SpaceX aim for manned launches in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | USA Today

    ... astronauts to and from the space station. Boeing and SpaceX said Monday they expect to fly astronauts from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station in 2017, flights that will end U.S. reliance on Russia to get humans into orbit. "We're on ...

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