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...passenger and the two pilots, causing the plane to crash. In 1996, the space shuttle Columbia landed at the Kennedy Space Center, ending a nearly 18-day mission marred by a jammed hatch that prevented two planned spacewalks. In 2001, Americans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120706/sta_20061207088.shtml
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Juneau physician recalls astronaut as a friend who truly enjoyed life

...Clark's friends and family members the astronaut invited to watch the Columbia's takeoff on Jan. 16 from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Clark, 41, was a close friend dating from medical school days in the mid-1980s at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020203/loc_physician.shtml
News
End of an era: Last space shuttle comes home

...return was witnessed at the Kennedy Space Center and Houston's Johnson Space...today." As of Thursday, the Kennedy Space Center work force numbered 11,500...Atlantis will go on display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex in 2013...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-21/end-era-last-space-shuttle-comes-home
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Recognitions

...3.50 or higher grade-point average. Juneau resident Arlo Midgett is attending a NASA TweetUp hosted at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 13 and 14 for the space shuttle launch. NASA has selected about 150 Twitter users out of more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051610/nei_640073137.shtml
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Star wars Obama's space plan

...Orlando Sentinel: With Atlantis' liftoff Friday from Kennedy Space Center for its final journey, the space shuttle program...but they would also preserve a few hundred jobs at Kennedy Space Center. Such efforts in Congress to reject or revise the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051810/opi_640858650.shtml
Opinion
Stiff wind prevents on-time landing for Endeavour

...NASA said it would try for a landing Edwards Air Force Base in California if the wind didn't ease up at the Kennedy Space Center. If bad weather keeps Endeavour and its crew of six in orbit until Wednesday, NASA will consider landing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022200/Bre_news.html
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Outside Editorial: End of an era at NASA

...pilot Doug Hurley and mission specialists Rex Walheim and Sandra Magnus are scheduled to touch down July 20 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. For thousands of NASA employees, their return signals the beginning of an end they knew had been...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-16/outside-editorial-end-era-nasa
Opinion
Endeavour brought space a little closer

...Smith, and dozens of his friends and family were on hand on a warm, clear dawn for the Aug. 18 liftoff from Kennedy Space Center.All three main engines ignited for takeoff, but with less than two seconds remaining on the countdown, a sensor...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-23/endeavour-brought-space-little-closer
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...NASA said it would try for a landing Edwards Air Force Base in California if the wind didn't ease up at the Kennedy Space Center. If bad weather keeps Endeavour and its crew of six in orbit until Wednesday, NASA will consider landing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022200/Bre_news.shtml
This Day in History

...President Bush promised a "lasting partnership" with Afghanistan. In 2006, a memorial service was held at the Kennedy Space Center to honor the crew of the Challenger on the 20th anniversary of the shuttle disaster. In the world In 1945, during...

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