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What we know about the 2018 SpaceX mission to the moon

Tech billionaire Elon Musk, founder of the pioneering space transport company SpaceX, has announced a mission to fly two people to the moon next year in what would be a…

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Lockheed-Boeing rocket firm poised for rare commercial launch

By Irene Klotz Cape Canaveral, Fla (Reuters) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket is being prepared for a commercial satellite launch on Friday, a market the Lockheed…

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Minutes After Takeoff

View photo . spacex explosion SpaceX early on Sunday launched a Falcon 9 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral with the intention of delivering supplies & food to astronauts aboard…

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About 20 manatees rescued from Florida storm drain

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – About 20 Florida manatees were freed by early Tuesday morning from a storm drain near Cape Canaveral, where they were apparently trying to…

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SpaceX Dragon capsule returns from space station

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a parachute return into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, while high winds in Florida scrapped plans…

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SpaceX calls off launch of space weather satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX company has called off Sunday's launch of a deep-space observatory. The countdown was halted at the two-and-a-half-minute mark at Cape Canaveral, Florida, because…

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Florida's Cape Canaveral may be world's busiest spaceport in 2015

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – Florida's Cape Canaveral expects to be the world's busiest spaceport this year with up to 24 rocket launches, the U.S. Air Force’s…

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SpaceX to attempt rocket landing at sea

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies will attempt to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a sea platform following launch on Friday, company officials said,…

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Comet lander shuts down after sending data

By Irene Klotz (Reuters) – A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first & probably last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of…

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European space probe marooned in comet's shadows

By Maria Sheahan FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A probe that landed on a comet in a first for space exploration has ended up in the shadow of a cliff, approximately a…

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