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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...
This day in History: Aug. 21

...other men on trial. Space shuttle Endeavour, with teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan aboard, safely returned to Cape Canaveral, Fla.One year ago: Euphoric Libyan rebels raced into Tripoli and took control of the center with little resistance...
My Turn: Reagan was a great president

...announce he was grieved. But this was not Reagan's way. He was genuinely moved by the tragedy. He traveled to Cape Canaveral and personally met the astronauts' families. His words were from the deepest part of his soul and were chosen to...
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, the Coca-Cola Co. said it would resume selling old-formula...
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...
This Day in History

...was first published. In 1960, the first balloon satellite - the Echo 1 - was launched by the United States from Cape Canaveral, Fla. In 1995, in a methodical, daylong procession, Republican presidential candidates courted Ross Perot's...
This Day in History

...Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, R.I. In 1993, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral on a 10-day mission. In 1998, the White House responded to Kenneth Starr's graphic report on President Clinton...
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 2001, President...


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