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2014/10/31 05:13
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The June 22 test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) anti-ballistic missile system represented a high profile lift for a program that has been battered by setbacks and criticism. "We have a...
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2014/10/30 13:39
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Improved collision warnings for its Earth observation missions means ESA controllers can now take more efficient evasive action when satellites are threatened by space junk. ESA signed an agreement...
2014/10/29 19:17
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... choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and...
2014/10/29 13:51
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A 13-story rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just after liftoff Tuesday evening off the coast of Virginia, marking the first time a resupply mission contracted by NASA to a...
2014/10/24 13:20
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CHAMPAIGN — It was the mid-1960s, America was enthralled with the space program and NASA researcher John Greenleaf knew men weren't the only ones who would want to be astronauts. More than a decade...
2014/10/24 01:40
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Two mothers mourning their children came together Thursday morning at a place where their sons spent their last living moments. Candace Ransom’s son, Lucas, died on Oct. 22, 2010, after a great white...
2014/10/22 06:40
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Amid a recent surge in close encounters with sharks along the Central Coast comes a product designed to make the big fish swim away from people in the water. The idea behind the "Shark Shield" is to...
2014/10/21 12:55
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Posted: Sat, Oct 18, 2014, 9:24 AM ET (1324 GMT) A secretive military spaceplane completed its third, and longest yet, mission Friday with a landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The...
2014/10/21 12:22
2014/10/21 12:22
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Woman attacked by 6ft shark while canoeing in California - but she escaped unharmed to paddle back to shore Canoeist was paddling outrigger three miles north of Santa Barbara Harbor Shark began...
2014/10/21 10:33
2014/10/21 10:33
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What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near...
2014/10/21 02:40
2014/10/21 02:40
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Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base A new launch is on the books at Vandenberg Air Force Base and could have future impacts on California’s drought. The "soil moisture active...
2014/10/20 19:46
2014/10/20 19:46
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In January 1969, American and Soviet reconnaissance satellites flew past each other at high speed only a few kilometers away. It was apparently the first close encounter between spysats of the two...
2014/10/18 15:16
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... A US spaceplane returned safe and sound yesterday after a two-year mission somewhere up there, reports Space.com. And what the unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle was doing for all that time is, as...
2014/10/18 01:46
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Top-Secret Space Plane Lands On SoCal CoastTop-Secret Space Plane Lands On SoCal Coast A top-secret space plane has landed safely on the Southern California coast. Officials at Vandenberg Air Force...
2014/10/17 18:40
2014/10/17 18:40
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A space plane with a secret mission in orbit landed safely on Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to a news release sent by the base. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is an unmanned plane...
2014/10/16 13:39
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A NASA spacecraft designed to track Earth's water in one of its most important, but least recognized forms—soil moisture—now is at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to begin final preparations...
2014/10/13 10:48
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America’s hush-hush robotic space plane, the X-37B, is due to land in California this Tuesday, following a 22-month mission doing nobody knows what out in space. The US Air Force has launched two of...
2014/10/09 16:38
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NASA today confirmed long-known plans for a secretive military space plane program to take over the use of two former shuttle hangars at Kennedy Space Center. The Air Force's X-37B program will...
2014/10/08 01:40
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On Friday, Oct. 3, Raul Armenta was attacked by a shark around 11:30 in the morning. It happened near the Vandenberg Air Force Base Boathouse. Hours later Ryan Howell was attacked. Both men came...
2014/10/07 05:57
2014/10/07 05:57
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For decades, employees of United Technologies Corp., an early Silicon Valley aerospace company, built rocket motors in a secretive, sprawling property in the hills east of Highway 101, about 5 miles...
2014/10/31 05:13
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