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  1. SpaceX rocket explosion not likely to slow launches for longRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    SpaceX's rocket explosion last week may only briefly slow the company's ambitious launch schedule at Cape Canaveral but it could also give a boost to its competitors, experts say. On June 28, a Falcon 9 rocket, launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and headed toward the International Space Station with more than 4,000 pounds of supplies, blew up 27 miles above the Atlantic Ocean.

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  2. SpaceX rocket explosion not likely to slow launches for longRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A SpaceX, Falcon9 rocket lifts off Sunday, June 28, 2015 Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Minutes later the rocket exploded over the Atlantic Ocean.

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  3. Soyuz rocket to carry critical resupply cargo to Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The ISS Progress 59 cargo ship is seen here on the launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. It will launch at 3:09 a.m. EDT on Apr. 28 to carry more than three tons of supplies to the ISS.

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  4. Budget cuts harm commercial space program, Sen. Nelson saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A SpaceX, Falcon9 rocket lifts off Sunday, June 28, 2015 Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Minutes later the rocket exploded over the Atlantic Ocean.

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  5. NASA seeks bids for small rockets to launch tiny satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    NASA outlined a deal Monday to encourage private rocket companies to develop small rockets to launch an emerging market of tiny satellites. NASA is seeking proposals this summer from upstart rocket companies interested in sending two small satellites into low Earth orbit by 2018.

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  6. NASA to seek private rocket companies for future KSC launch sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    NASA said Monday that it wants proposals from companies to build privately run rocket-launching sites at Kennedy Space Center, which would accelerate the transformation of Kennedy and Cape Canaveral into a public-private spaceport used by NASA, the military and commercial It's part of the agency's newly revised master plan for redevelopment of Kennedy Space Center during the next 20 years. The master plan includes eventual development of two new vertical pads for launches and two horizontal sites for spaceships that use runways.

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  7. SpaceX launches satellite from Cape CanaveralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Wednesday into a clear sky colored by a setting sun, sending a satellite into space to monitor solar storms that can wreak havoc on Earth's power and communication systems. The 6:03 p.m. launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station came on SpaceX's third try this week, and this time Florida provided a postcard-quality environment for launch.

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  8. NASA declares Orion mission a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    NASA's dream to eventually carry astronauts to Mars got off to a near-flawless start on Friday as the new Orion spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral, flew 3,604 miles into space and splashed down on a "bull's-eye" in the Pacific Ocean. The launch atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station delighted NASA, its contactors and thousands of onlookers along the coast.

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  9. Film, game backers regroup after Florida legislators drop incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida filmmakers hope an effort to create an incentive program that offers tax breaks to production companies has not seen its final act. In a late-night session last weekend, state lawmakers resolved a budget impasse but did not include the entertainment tax-incentive program, which supporters say would attract more filmmakers to the state.

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  10. Game, film industry say lack of incentive program 'infuriating'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida filmmakers hope an effort to create an incentive program that offers tax breaks to production companies has not seen its final act. In a late-night session last weekend, state lawmakers resolved a budget impasse but did not include the entertainment tax-incentive program, which supporters say would attract more filmmakers to the state.

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  11. State confirms 280 new aerospace jobs in BrevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lockheed Martin and Embraer are adding 280 new high-paying jobs at facilities on Florida's Space Coast, with state and local incentive packages. Embraer is adding 150 new jobs and building a new facility in Titusville's Spaceport Commerce Park, with average wage of $48,000.

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  12. Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack King, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Control Center, Jack King's announcements keep the public up-to-date during the countdown for Apollo 12, the second lunar landing mission launched Nov. 14, 1969. With one exception , King provided launch countdown commentary for every American human spaceflight from Gemini 4 in 1965 through Apollo 15 in 1971.

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  13. 06/01: People on moveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Mike Sibley was appointed as the partner-in-charge of the Daytona Beach office of James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. Skal International Orlando appointed the following officers for 2015-16: president, Jeff Chase , AH Management LLC; vice president, Duane Winjum , Legacy Vacation Club Orlando, Kissimmee and Lake Buena Vista; secretary, Mark Reid , Where Orlando; treasurer, Jetse Pottinga , Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration; and SIUSA representative, Scott Tripoli , Doubletree By Hilton at Sea World.

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  14. Seismic testing, family doctors and trains: LettersRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The senior senator from Florida, Bill Nelson, has adopted what he must consider to be a no-lose political posture, opposing the Obama administration's consideration of seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean for measuring whatever oil and gas may be there. Nelson has filed legislation to that effect in the U.S. Senate.

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  15. Mars travel bureau, Saturn opposition, Atlas 5 and more favorite images this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ULA launch commentator Steve Agid and The Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye compare their ties after the Atlas 5 rocket launch on May 20, 2015. ULA launch commentator Steve Agid and The Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye compare their ties after the Atlas 5 rocket launch on May 20, 2015.

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  16. Film industry seeks revival of tax incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The film and television industry in Florida wants lawmakers to take another look at a revamped production-incentives package that stalled when the House cut short the regular legislative session. But even getting a line item for tax credits to continue a currently unfunded program may be a tough sell as lawmakers struggle to reach a budget accord next month.

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  17. Kevin Fonzo leading Chef Night at Second Harvest Food Bank May 27Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Chef Kevin Fonzo, owner of K Restaurant in Orlando's College Park, will serve a four-course dinner at 6 p.m. May 27 at the upcoming Chef Night at Second Harvest Food Bank, 411 Mercy Drive in Orlando. Guests will enjoy a farm-to-table menu featuring vegetables from K Restaurant's garden.

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  18. Goodbye MESSENGER: NASA's first Mercury orbiter crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    After more than 4,100 orbits NASA 's first spacecraft to orbit Mercury crashed into the planet's surface today creating a crater that will be MESSENGER's final resting place. MESSENGER's navigation team and mission control have prolonged its lifespan with precise orbit correction maneuvers or OCMs to delay crashing into Mercury while fighting solar gravity and running low on fuel.

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  19. Next wave of Space Coast rockets will pack more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    New, bigger, bolder and more advanced rockets - most built by private companies - are coming to a space port near you. This next generation of boosters is key to transforming the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launch bases into the 21st-century multiuser launch center that officials have been talking about since the space shuttle program ended in 2011.

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  20. Next SpaceX launch faces same weather issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    SpaceX plans to try again Tuesday to launch its Falcon 9 rocket to resupply the International Space Station but faces the same weather pattern that caused a late scrubbing of Monday afternoon's attempt. Tuesday morning the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing Weather Squadron gave the same forecast it offered for Monday, with a 60 percent chance of favorable weather.

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