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The Russian Progress-M spacecraft

The Russian Progress-M spacecraft is ready to be lifted on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Florida on Sunday, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station in the latest in a string of mishaps in supplying the orbiting outpost. 35 more words


SpaceX rocket explodes

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Sunday’s accident soon after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was the second successive botched mission to resupply the space station. 19 more words


Disaster In The Sky

View a gallery of images of the launch and destruction of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft on a Commercial Resupply (CRS-7) mission to the International Space Station as viewed from the NASA Causeway at… 8 more words

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The Space Race~Part 3

A Slice of Life

Bill Lites



When that program was over in 1979, I was laid off and lucky enough to get a job with MacDonald Douglas’ (MDAC) Space Operations, who was processing and launching Delta series 3914 vehicles to place communication satellites in orbit for NASA and various U.S. 524 more words


Dolphins, Spoonbills, and a Space Plane

The U.S. Air Force X-37B space plane launched atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on 20 May 2015 at 11:05 a.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 38 more words

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[VIDEO] Launch of US Air Force's Mini Space Shuttle - X-37B on Atlas V Rocket

An American Atlas V rocket in the 501 configuration has successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral carrying the US Air Force… 46 more words

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