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View from Blockhouse Beach


Quite a few misadventures when SpaceX finally got the oft-delayed Falcon 9 rocket off the ground carrying the SES-9 satellite into orbit while watching the launch from Blockhouse Beach at Patrick Air Force Base just south of Cape Canaveral. 98 more words

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Road to the Stars

A late February rain shower associated with a passing cold front caused a rainbow to appear at sunset with one end anchored on Space Launch Complex 41 where United Launch Alliance launches the Atlas V rocket. 102 more words

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Cold morning start for GPS 2F-12


A cold front pushed through the Cape Canaveral area the night before bringing with it a lot of rain. Once the bad weather blew through it left clear skies and a biting cold made worse by hard winds carrying quite a chill with them. 52 more words

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The Falcon has landed


After successfully carrying out its mission to deliver eleven ORBCOMM satellites into orbit, the Falcon 9 first stage returns from 124 miles into space at hypersonic speeds to make a soft landing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 81 more words

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Breaking the Sound Barrier


A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket goes Mach 1 approximately 78 seconds after launch carrying a new GPS satellite into orbit at 12:13 p.m. on 31 October 2015. 20 more words

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Lost In Space 50th Anniversary


The Air Force Space & Missile History Center, next to the SpaceX Launch Control Center, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is hosting two exhibits on fabulous Pop TV culture from the 1960s. 347 more words

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