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NASA to Unveil Mars 2020 Rover Instruments

The instruments of Mars 2020 mission will be announced live on July 31 at the National Aeronautical and Space Administration's television studio at the agency's headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington and on the organization's Web site.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

News Briefs July 30, 2014

As of July 29, 2014, at least 2,197 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force, US Navy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Click Orlando

Delta IV rocket launches into space

A Delta 4 rocket lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying two satellites for the U.S. Air Force.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Raw Story

Rocket carrying U.S. 'neighborhood watch' spy satellites launches from Cape Canaveral

An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft.

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Tri-cityherald.com

2 military satellites launched on Delta 4 rocket

The United Launch Alliance rocket was launched Monday evening. It will place a pair of satellites into orbit for the Air Force.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Florida in a battle for space-launch business

RED HUBER/ORLANDO SENTINELA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., in April.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Universe Today

To Help Mars Rovers Phone Home, NASA Asks For Ideas To Close Looming Communications Gap

Remember during the government shutdown when it looked as though a NASA Mars mission would be delayed? Launch preparations continued because delaying the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN spacecraft - which could have pushed its window back by years - would cause "imminent risk to life or property", administrator Charles Bolden told Universe ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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.

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Local10.com

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Fox News

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.

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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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Government Executive

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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

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.

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Space.com

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.

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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.

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New Scientist

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.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boston Herald

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.

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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.

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