Cape Canaveral

A hurricane at Saturn's North Pole (Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Hampton University)

Monster hurricane watch at Saturn’s North Pole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured stunning views of a monster hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole. The eye of the cyclone is an enormous 1,250 miles across. Watch a NASA-narrated video about it here.

04/29/2013

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (AP Photo)

Amazon CEO recovers Apollo engines from Atlantic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two mammoth rocket engines that helped boost Apollo astronauts to the moon have been fished out of the Atlantic.

03/20/2013

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Private SpaceX rocket launched to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday under a billion-dollar contract with NASA that could lead to astronaut rides in just a few years.

03/01/2013

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SpaceX on verge of 3rd supply run to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station is about to get another commercial shipment. The California company known as SpaceX is scheduled to launch its unmanned Falcon rocket from Cape Canaveral on Friday.

02/28/2013

Atlas V rocket

Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It’s the second flight for this original […]

12/11/2012

NASA Messenger spacecraft approaches planet Mercury, NASA artist rendition. (AP)

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbors ice

A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole. Scientists announced Thursday that the orbiting probe, Messenger, has found evidence of frozen water, even though Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.

11/29/2012

SpaceX Dragon capsule launched to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial supply ship is on its way to the International Space Station. The California-based SpaceX launched its unmanned Falcon rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Sunday night. Aboard the […]

10/07/2012

NASA calls off space station's dodging of junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – The International Space Station is safe from two pieces of menacing junk. NASA said Thursday the orbiting lab does not need to move out of the way of fragments from […]

09/27/2012

Pasadena-based Jacobs gets NASA contract

(CNS) – Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today it has been awarded a contract to support the design and implementation of soil and groundwater cleanups at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force […]

07/03/2012

Hawthorne-based SpaceX launches

(CNS) – A rocket manufactured by a Hawthorne-based company soared into orbit today for a mission that will make the firm the first private company to send a spaceship to the International Space Station. Space […]

05/22/2012

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