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  • South Florida mayors take aim at Tallahassee

     
    Mayors of cities in Palm Beach County are joining a statewide effort intended to rein in costs from new legislation passed by the Florida Legislature. The ???stop passing the buck??? initiative takes aim at state lawmakers passing new laws and......
  • Shuttle Atlantis arrives at space station

     
    By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Atlantis arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday for what could be its last visit, delivering fresh batteries and other equipment to help keep the outpost running long af.....
  • Astronauts begin spacewalk to install antenna

     
    Our friend Marcia Dunn of The Associated Press just field this update: CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A pair of astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Monday, the first of three this week, to install a spare antenna on the International Space Station....
  • Space shuttle Atlantis bids space station a final goodbye

     
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After more than seven days of working together, including three spacewalks and the installation of a new module, the International Space Station and shuttle crews parted ways today at 11:22 a.m. EDT, and space shuttle...
  • Space shuttle Atlantis to pass 120m miles on last ride home

     
    CAPE CANAVERAL - Astronauts wrapped up their final inspection of space shuttle Atlantis' heat shield Monday as they prepared to bring the spacecraft home to Kennedy Space Center one last time.  The crew used a sensor at the end of 50-foot-long  boo...
  • Shuttle landing: Atlantis 10 minutes to touchdown

     
    Atlantis has just entered Florida and is only 10 minutes away from landing, at 8:48 a.m....
  • Nelson maps a road forward on space without Constellation

     
    Florida’s Democratic Senator, Bill Nelson, the chair of the Senate subcommittee charged with NASA oversight, has sent a letter to his powerful counterpart on NASA appropriations, Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, informing her of his committee’s...
  • South Florida casino makes the most of the outdoors

    South Florida offers at least eight months of pleasant outdoor weather, and few casino resorts take better advantage of it than the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. About 10 minutes off I-95, just south of Fort Lauderdale, Seminole Hard Rock has made...
  • Shuttle Atlantis Lands at Edwards Air Force Base

    Shuttle Atlantis Lands at Edwards Air Force Base
    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- Space Shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Sunday, ending their exalted Hubble Space Telescope repair mission in California. Stormy weather prevented a return to NASA's Florida home base. Mission...
  • Shuttle Atlantis Ready for Launch for Hubble Repair Mission

    Shuttle Atlantis Ready for Launch for Hubble Repair Mission
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Space shuttle Atlantis was fueled Monday for one last flight to the Hubble Space Telescope, an extraordinarily ambitious repair mission that NASA hopes will lift the celebrated observatory to new scientific heights. The seven...
  • Successful Liftoff for Shuttle Atlantis

    Successful Liftoff for Shuttle Atlantis
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Atlantis is on a course toward the Hubble telescope, on track to arrive at the orbiting observatory Wednesday. Atlantis launched this afternoon on NASA's fifth and final trip to Hubble. At least one NASA scientist...
  • UC San Diego graduate aboard space shuttle Atlantis

    UC San Diego graduate aboard space shuttle Atlantis
    A woman who earned her doctorate at the University of California at San Diego is among seven astronauts aboard the shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle was launched yesterday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, bound for a repair mission for the Hubble...