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December 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — A NASA official who oversaw a nearly $200 million contract at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia has pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks and stealing government funds. News outlets report 53-year-old Steven Kremer pleaded guilty Tuesday to the $37,000 scheme on...
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December 08, 2018 - 7:50 am
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule pulled up at the orbiting lab Saturday, three days after launching from Florida. It took two tries to get the Dragon close...
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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 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 17, 2018 - 4:40 pm
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A California-based startup said Wednesday that it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia, an endeavor that reflects increasing demand from companies and governments alike to monitor ships, crops and the weather from space. Rocket...
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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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