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September 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By CARA ANNA Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit. The sanctions announced by the...
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September 02, 2019 - 9:43 am
By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rocket at an Iranian space center that was to conduct a satellite launch criticized by the U.S. apparently exploded on its launch pad Thursday, satellite images show, suggesting the Islamic Republic suffered its third failed...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, an nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, while an American expert said the fact that...
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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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May 22, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - SpaceX preparing for a big launch. A used Falcon 9 rocket will blast off from Vandenberg Air Force base in California today (5/22/18). The lift off taking place at 3:47pm Eastern Standard Time that's 12:47pm Pacific Standard Time and 1947 Greenwich Mean Time. The Falcon 9 will...
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May 17, 2018 - 12:41 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press . ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — A business acquaintance of the woman killed in a Southern California office building explosion has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an unregistered destructive device, the FBI said Thursday. The arrest...
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May 05, 2018 - 10:27 am
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides. In a twist, NASA launched the Mars InSight lander from California rather...
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