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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...
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Herman Cain is criticizing President Barack Obama for cancelling the space shuttle program. Cain, in a speech Saturday, praised President John F. Kennedy for his effort to put a man on the moon in the 1960s. The GOP...
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...
HOUSTON (AP) — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been told that she was shot. Her ability to walk and talk is improving. And there's "a good chance" she'll be able to attend her husband's space shuttle launch next month. Doctors provided the new details...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Discovery is poised to make its last flight. NASA began fueling its most traveled shuttle shortly after sunrise Thursday. The weather outlook has improved to 90 percent "go" for the 4:50 p.m. liftoff....
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A white-and-black space plane, very much resembling the now-retired space shuttle, was trucked to a NASA flight center in the Mojave Desert to begin a round of testing to see if it has the right stuff to carry astronauts one day. Tucked under a white...
email@example.comRetired NASA astronaut Don Thomas encouraged Western Heights Middle School eighth-graders to follow their dreams and to persevere, as he did. “If you forget everything else I told you here today, the one thing I want you to remember is to never...
ReutersBy Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, May 4 (Reuters) - Boeing Co's X-51A Waverider made history this week when it achieved the longest hypersonic flight by a jet-fuel powered aircraft, flying for 3-1/2 minutes at five times the speed of sound, the U.S. Air...
This post has been corrected. See note below for details.SpaceX, the Hawthorne rocket maker, has found a new home for flight testing on its reusable rocket. The company has signed a three-year agreement to lease land and facilities at Spaceport America, the state-owned commercial launch site located 55...
Reuters* Company selling tickets to ride for $200,000 * Fleet of five spaceships planned By Irene Klotz April 30 (Reuters) - A six-passenger spaceship owned by an offshoot of Virgin Group fired its rocket engine in flight for the first time on Monday, a key...
Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex guests can now see parts of the entrance to the upcoming Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction peeking over construction walls. Work continues inside and out on the $100 million structure, set for its grand opening on...
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