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SpaceX Falcon 9 launches with Intelsat 35e at the third attempt


SpaceX successfully conducted the launch of an expendable Falcon 9 on Wednesday. In what was the third attempt to launch, the mission lofted the Intelsat 35e communications satellite…

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Runway to Space – SLF takes a commercial step forward


The historic Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) has taken another step forward in achieving its future goal of accommodating a range of commercial…

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Space Shuttle Discovery: Thank you and goodbye


The end of a legend. For 29 years, the Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery has lived and breathed her life at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. She has been…

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After 26 Years, Workhorse Discovery Stands Ready for Final Mission


For over 29 years engineers, space enthusiasts, and people around the world have marveled at the technological and scientific achievement that is the Space Shuttle fleet. During this time, the…