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Stars and Stripes
Air Force launching satellites to spy on other satellites
Gen. William L. Shelton, commander of Air Force Space Command, announces new Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program, or GSSAP, during a speech about the importance of space and cyberspace at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology exposition, Feb. 21, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Texas site likely spaceport winner The Federal Aviation...
The Federal Aviation Administration has given the OK for SpaceX to develop a commercial spaceport in Texas, which local officials say could deal a blow to efforts to bring a similar spaceport to southern Volusia.
Obama opens East Coast to oil search
President Barack Obama has approved the use of sonic cannons to explore for oil and gas off the Eastern Shore.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
US too dependent on Russian rocket engines, experts say
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket launches the classified NROL-38 spy satellite into orbit from Space Launch Complex-41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on June 20, 2012.
Stars and Stripes
Air Force taking bids to launch spy satellites for 1st time in decade
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, April 18, 2014.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The US Air Force Won't Even Admit It's Certifying SpaceX to Launch Satellites
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a payload of Orbcomm communications satellites, lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
SpaceX launches cluster of commercial satellites
The Falcon rocket blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. On board were six advanced satellites for the New Jersey-based Orbcomm.
SpaceX Rocket Launches 6 Commercial Satellites into Orbit
The private spaceflight company SpaceX launched six commercial satellites into low-Earth orbit today in a mission that was expected to include a key rocket-reusability test.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
LIFTOFF! SpaceX rocket launches
LIFTOFF! SpaceX rocket launches The SpaceX rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 11:15 a.m. Monday.
Spaceport UK: Government plan to launch spaceplanes
Build it and they will come. That was the message from the UK Space Agency today as it revealed ambitious plans to build a spaceport somewhere in the UK before 2018.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Front row seat to launch available at KSC
Heading south this week? While you're getting in line at Diagon Alley or downing a few Dole Whips with the Mouse, consider getting over to the Kennedy Space Center for an up-close look at the latest launch.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SpaceX Dragon ship lifts off April 18 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 51st Delta II Mission for NASA
A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2 at 2:56 a.m. PDT today.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
SpaceX targeting July 14 launch
SpaceX targeting July 14 launch The Air Force is reviewing that date for approval, with July 15 as a backup.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Aerotech News And Review
6th Boeing GPS Iif Completes On-Orbit Checkout
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. n With on-orbit checkout and validation of the sixth Global Positioning System IIF satellite, Boeing has reached the halfway mark in delivering the current series of satellites to the U.S. Air Force, which operates the GPS constellation.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Lockheed Martin Space Systems gets $1.9 billion missile-detection satellite contract
An Atlas V rocket launches the Space-based Infrared Systems GEO-2 satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in California in March, 2013.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Mideast firm to operate new cargo terminal at Port Canaveral, Florida
A Middle Eastern-owned company landed its first North American port operations contract on Monday, a 35-year agreement with Port Canaveral on Florida's east coast.
SpaceX Pushes Commercial Satellite Launch to Next Month
SpaceX tweeted this photo of the Falcon 9 rocket vertical on the launch pad on the day it planned to launch 6 Orbcomm OG2 satellites from Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 20, 2014.