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Air Force mystery space plane poised for launch today

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A mini military space plane is poised for liftoff Wednesday...Force. The three previous missions also began with rocket launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.The mystery test vehicle - essentially a technology...
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Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year...year.Messenger's $427 million mission began with a launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in 2004. Johns Hopkins University handled everything for...
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NASA set to launch 4 spacecraft to solve magnetic mystery

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA is sending four identical spacecraft on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take of the...
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USS Anchorage to retrieve Orion capsule at sea

...ship, left San Diego on Monday for the retrieval mission, the Navy said in a release.Orion will be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Thursday morning on an unmanned orbital test flight.The inaugural Orion will carry no crew during...
Space hosts busy Thanksgiving with launch, comet

...between 5:38 p.m. and 6:44 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Station. The large rocket didn't launch in...but not this year, he said. It will be the first Cape Canaveral launch attempt on Thanksgiving since 1959 - that one...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...MARCIA DUNN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For the second...Email Digg Twitter Archives CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For the second...Breaking 1 1 The Juneau Empire Online CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For the second...
Plastic alert from outer space Turning the tides

...crew had just spotted a mysterious object that had apparently fallen off the ship. Upon transmission of a photo to Cape Canaveral, the shuttle program manager, Wayne Hale, speculated: "The question is: What is it? Is it something benign...
This Day in History

...Boston. In 1963, President Johnson announced that Cape Canaveral would be renamed Cape Kennedy in honor of his assassinated...predecessor (however, the name was changed back to Cape Canaveral in 1973). In 1964, the United States launched the...
This Day in History

...the comedy series "The Real McCoys" premiered on ABC-TV. In 1962, astronaut Wally Schirra blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma 7 on a nine-hour flight. In 1967, folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie died in New York at...
This Day in History the United States. In 1960, the first balloon satellite - the Echo 1 - was launched by the United States from Cape Canaveral. In the world In 1898, the peace protocol ending the Spanish-American War was signed. In 1944, Joseph P. Kennedy...


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