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Most people have seen videos of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon after taking manual control of the landing. But who led the way with many space-mission firsts? In May 1963, I was working at NASA Mission Control at Cape Canaveral...
Tags: NASA, Neil Armstrong, Space Programs, Maitland, Culture
UPDATE: A free tour of El Galeón is the hottest ticket in town. By Tuesday, history-hungry South Floridians had snapped up 20,000 free tickets to tour the 170-foot replica, according to Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention...
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...
OrlandoSentinel.comAs I mentioned in a recent post , the Florida Legislature allocated $50 million to link several Central Florida trails with 72 miles of connector trails to make one long Coast to Coast Trail . The already-paved segments that would be linked include,...
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....
A man died Monday evening at a hospital after Brevard deputies shot him while responding to a domestic-disturbance call, authorities said. A caller to 911 reported that several shots had been fired about 4:30 p.m. at a home on Belair Avenue in Merritt...
On a little-known launch pad off the coast of Virginia, a team of about 200 engineers and technicians is readying a 13-story rocket for its maiden flight to space in a test mission for NASA. The Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., is...
On an overcast morning, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and sped through the clouds Friday on its way to the International Space Station. However, about 12 minutes into the NASA resupply...
Hawthorne-based SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is on the launch pad ready to blast off at 7:10 a.m. Pacific time from Cape Canaveral, Fla., to begin a resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. If you want to watch the launch, check...
Orlando SentinelNASA's space shuttle Atlantis descended back to Earth from it's final mission to the International Space Station last week, bringing the 30-year government-run shuttle program to an end. NASA and the government will now rely upon private industry to...
Tags: Mass Media, NASA, Florida, Nevada, Space Programs
Hawthorne-based rocket maker SpaceX is targeting Friday as the launch date for the next NASA cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station. The company, formally known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp., performed a successful resupply...
Frederick Nyal "Fred" Herwig, 82, of Friedens, passed on Feb. 26, 2013, at The Patriot. Born Oct. 6, 1930, in Somerset, he is the son of the late Dewey and Elizabeth (Kirchensteiner) Herwig. He is also preceded in death by his children Connie and Stephen...
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