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  • Nice! A Saturday morning launch for SpaceX

    Nice! A Saturday morning launch for SpaceX
    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....
  • SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force

    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....
  • Darn! Saturday SpaceX launch postponed

    Darn! Saturday SpaceX launch postponed
    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...
  • 'Mad Men's' Jessica Pare on Megan's future: Space or spaghetti

    'Mad Men's' Jessica Pare on Megan's future: Space or spaghetti
    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...
  • South Florida's top 11 day trips

    South Florida's top 11 day trips
    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-...
  • Space buffs hope to reawaken old NASA probe

    Space buffs hope to reawaken old NASA probe
    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...
  • Watch: SpaceX reusable Falcon rocket lifts off, lowers back to Earth

    Watch: SpaceX reusable Falcon rocket lifts off, lowers back to Earth
    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...
  • What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?

    What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?
    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....
  • Computer glitch won't stop SpaceX's launch to space station Monday

    Computer glitch won't stop SpaceX's launch to space station Monday
    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...
  • Twenty five years of the Delta II

    Twenty five years of the Delta II
    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. “We could...
  • SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to ISS at last, defying latest hurdle

    SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to ISS at last, defying latest hurdle
    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...
  • SpaceX scrubs launch to ISS due to helium leak; reschedules for Friday

    SpaceX scrubs launch to ISS due to helium leak; reschedules for Friday
    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,...