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December 03, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By DMITRY LOVETSKY , Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Monday following a clean launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan six hours earlier. NASA astronaut Anne...
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November 26, 2018 - 12:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft's six-month journey to Mars neared its dramatic grand finale Monday in what scientists and engineers hoped would be a soft precision landing on flat red plains. The InSight lander aimed for an afternoon touchdown, as anxiety built among those involved...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station has received two cargo deliveries in a record 15 hours. A U.S. commercial shipment arrived Monday, two days after blasting off from Virginia. NASA Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space...
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November 17, 2018 - 6:24 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days. Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket from Wallops Island before dawn, delighting chilly early-bird observers along the Atlantic coast. The Russian...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:43 pm
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station. The Daily Press reports that the launch is scheduled for shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday at the spaceport on Wallops Island along the Eastern Shore. The...
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October 11, 2018 - 9:21 am
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — The Latest on the failed space launch carrying two astronauts (all times local): 6:30 p.m. NASA says two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia have been flown to the city of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan en route to Moscow after an emergency landing following the failure of a...
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October 08, 2018 - 12:27 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — When SpaceX launched a rocket carrying an Argentine Earth-observation satellite from California, both the night sky and social media lit up. People as far away as Phoenix and Sacramento posted photos of the Falcon 9 rocket's launch and return on Sunday night...
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August 28, 2018 - 12:42 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in 50 years, an astronaut-in-training is quitting NASA. Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin has resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Center in Houston. A NASA spokeswoman says his departure is effective Friday and that he is...
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June 30, 2018 - 10:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company has exploded seconds after liftoff in northern Japan, bursting into flames. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched early Saturday in Taiki town on Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island. It was...
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June 25, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Court-appointed mental-health experts will evaluate the competency of Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin this week as two of his three children try to become his guardians, claiming he suffers from memory loss and confusion. The evaluations will take place in Florida on Tuesday and Wednesday. Aldrin'...
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