Sunday, August 20, 2017

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The SpaceX CRS-12 lifted off successfully from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on Monday, on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. Scheduling conflicts and the time sensitive cargo meant that SpaceX’s 12th commercial resupply ...

15 year-old Alia Al Mansoori’s dream will become reality on Monday when SpaceX’s CRS-12 mission will deliver materials necessary for astronauts to conduct an experiment of her own design to the International Space Station. Mansoori, who lives in the United ...
In this photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launches from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla, Saturday, June 3, 2017.

SpaceX will attempt its 12th resupply mission to the International Space Station on Monday August 14th. The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will launch on the back of a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center loaded with over 6,400 pounds of ...
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, left, and Amazon.com and Blue Origins founder Jeff Bezos attend the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for Aldrin's non-profit space education foundation, ShareSpace Foundation, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)

BY ALEX SANZ CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space ...
Vice President Mike Pence speaks inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence got an insider’s look at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday and promised more glory days ahead for “this gateway to the stars.” Pence is heading up a newly ...
A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. It was ...
A Space X Falcon9 rocket is readied for launch Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with just 13 seconds remaining. The problem with the second-stage thrust ...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 file photo, photographers prepare to make photos of the space shuttle Discovery at launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon and shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Dormant for nearly six years, NASA’s Launch Complex 39A should see its ...
This Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 photo provided by NASA shows part of the Apollo 1 exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Fla. (Kim Shiflett/NASA via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA opened an exhibit Friday honoring the astronauts in the Apollo 1 fire — 50 years to the day they died. The hatch from the burned spacecraft is the main draw. It ...
In this Feb. 17, 1967 file photo, technicians and officials inspect the aluminum covered Apollo 1 spacecraft after it was lowered from its booster at pad 34 at Cape Kennedy, Florida. (AP Photo/Jim Kerlin, Pool)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —€” A relic from America’s first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on the launch pad killed three astronauts at the start of the Apollo ...
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