| May 8, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Launches at Cape Canaveral might not have the same buzz they did during the space shuttle program, but there’s still some economic impact associated with them.
I’ve lived in Florida since 2007 and haven’t seen a launch up close yet....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company.
A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
| May 9, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Since I blogged about this one, I’m updating readers today. SpaceX had planned a Saturday morning launch at Cape Canaveral this weekend, which I thought would be ideal to watch.
But the launch has been postponed until later this month, according...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Last we saw Jessica Pare's Megan Draper, she was hanging up the phone with Don, their roller coaster marriage apparently kaput, and staring out into the Laurel Canyon distance, probably wondering whether she could throw together another righteous party...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is part three of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.
When it comes to day-trip adventures in Southeast Florida, we wanted to go beyond the obvious – beaches and Walt Disney World – to offer some off-the-beaten-...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
WASHINGTON — When NASA launched a space-weather probe called ISEE-3 in 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, the Commodores' "Three Times a Lady" topped the charts and sci-fi fans had seen only one "Star Wars" movie: the original.
Thirty-six years and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:48 PM
New SpaceX video shows its Falcon 9 Reusable rocket launching, hovering and then successfully landing again. The video has gone viral online with more than 2.4 million views as of early Monday afternoon.
It's the first test flight of the F9R and an...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:59 AM
It’s not the apocalypse. It just looks like that.
Every few weeks, bright streaks and colorful, rolling waves appear in the California sky. They can startle those unfamiliar with their source, spurring speculation of aliens or apocalyptic visions....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
SpaceX, the upstart rocket manufacturer, plans on launching a cargo mission to the International Space Station despite a computer glitch that threatened to delay the mission.
The Hawthorne company will go ahead with its 1:58 p.m. PT blast off from...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:06 PM
On February 14 United Launch Alliance (ULA) commemorated the 25th anniversary of workhorse rocket , the Delta ll.
The first Delta ll mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral February 14, 1989, launching the GPS Bll-01mission into orbit.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station for NASA.
The Hawthorne-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX said its planned launch to the International Space Station has been delayed because of a helium leak on its Falcon 9 rocket.
The company said it plans to fix the leak and prepare for the next launch opportunity on Friday,...