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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...

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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...

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...GCI spokesman David Morris said. An earlier attempt at launching a satellite ended in a liftoff explosion at Cape Canaveral, Florida, in 1998. GCI has $50 million invested in the Galaxy XR and hopes to start using it in the next two months...

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This Day in History

...becoming its first Jewish member. In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members. In 1993, funeral services were held in Washington for former Supreme Court Justice...

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This Day in History

...becoming its first Jewish member. In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members. In 1999, Ford Motor Co. announced it was buying the Volvo car division in a...

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This Day in History

...at least 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre. In 1961, "Enos" the chimp was launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited earth twice before returning. In 1963, President Lyndon...

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This Day in History

...Versailles to the Senate and urged its ratification. In 1962, the Telstar communications satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. In 1985, bowing to pressure from irate customers, Coca-Cola Co. said it would resume selling old-formula...

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This Day in History

...killed at least 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre. In 1961, Enos the chimp was launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas V spacecraft, which orbited Earth twice before returning. In 1963, President Johnson...

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This Day in History

...taking Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. In 1988, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., marking America's return to manned space flight following the Challenger disaster. In 1994, the House...

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This Day in History

...his pregnant wife, Marilyn, in 1954. In 1979, Skylab 4, carrying a crew of three astronauts, was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on an 84-day mission. President Nixon signed the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act. In 1996...

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