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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019 file photo, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX's Crew Dragon, which will be used to carry humans to the International Space Station,
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AP News
May 21, 2020 - 7:39 pm
NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf
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Workers near the top of the 526 ft. Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center spruce up the NASA logo standing on scaffolds in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
(AP Photo/John Raoux)
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May 20, 2020 - 2:48 pm
The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA flew to Kennedy Space Center today, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight.
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A Virginia city council is pondering changing a street named for a Confederate general to Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong. (iStock / Getty Images Plus /peterspiro)
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WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 12:01 pm
Council mulls changing street named for Confederate general
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, Willie Mays, right, looks on as President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson during a ceremony at the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
WRVA News
February 24, 2020 - 11:14 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. NASA...
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September 11, 2019 - 4:45 pm
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life. Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet...
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June 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm
By MARCIA DUNN and EMILY SWANSON Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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February 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet. The six-wheeled...
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FILE - This Dec. 29, 1968 photo made available by NASA shows the large moon crater Goclenius, foreground. (NASA via AP, File)
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January 17, 2019 - 2:14 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry. For the past 290 million years, large asteroids have been crashing into Earth more than twice as often as they did in the previous 700 million years,...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — The launch of a new GPS satellite was postponed for one day Tuesday because of an unspecified problem with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will put the satellite in orbit. Liftoff was rescheduled for Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX said Tuesday's launch was scratched...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new "Peanuts" content. The global children's content and brands company will develop and produce original programs for Apple including...
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