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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space used to be a man's world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail into orbit for U.S. women. With a pitch perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the public knew by...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A custodial worker has been found dead at a Kennedy Space Center launch pad. The male worker was found Tuesday afternoon in a building located under the liquid oxygen tank at the same pad used for the final shuttle...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle commander Mark Kelly is still awaiting doctors' final OK on whether his congresswoman wife can attend his launch in just under three weeks. Kelly is married to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. She's recuperating...
HOUSTON (AP) — NASA says there were no safety gear malfunctions in last week's death of a launch pad worker. The engineer fell to his death March 14 from the shuttle launch pad at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Endeavour was being prepped for...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space shuttle worker has fallen to his death at the launch pad. Officials at NASA's Kennedy Space Center say the accident occurred at 7:40 a.m. Monday. The man fell while working. Medics rushed to the pad, but were...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, seven astronauts died aboard space shuttle Challenger when it exploded shortly after liftoff. NASA officials will gather at Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Friday morning to mark the somber...
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WASHINGTON -- An old space shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center soon could be home to commercial rockets under a plan announced Friday by NASA. The agency plans to lease what's known as Pad 39A to prospective tenants. Possible candidates include...
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First, sex education When I moved to Orlando in 1979, BETA was a small residential house for women with unplanned pregnancies. Today, it is a multimillion-dollar complex. Yes, it provides a fantastic service, as stated by president and CEO Ruth...
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The coastal ghost town of Shiloh, where the nation's rock-star rocketeer wants to build a space town, is for now a place of orphan oranges, turkey tracks and lonesome tombstones. Above all, Shiloh is surrounded by the healthiest part of Merritt Island...
Death penalty's meaning Terrorist operatives want the accused Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarvaev, to receive the death penalty. Why? It plays into their hands. History has proved repeatedly that, if anything, the death penalty encourages terrorists....
The Orlando Sentinel, Washington BureauWASHINGTON — It's been a rocky few years for the Space Coast district represented by U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge — starting with NASA's decision to retire the space shuttle in 2011. The end of the 30-year program led to thousands of...
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