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  1. Launch to end nearly six-year program to replace satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The last in a series of launches meant to replace aging GPS satellites will take off from Cape Canaveral on Friday, if the weather cooperates. The launch will end a nearly six-year upgrade to a satellite group that affects consumers' use of cell phones, ATM machines and other devices and had been in place since the late 1990s.

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  2. Launch to end nearly six-year program to replace satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The last in a series of launches meant to replace aging GPS satellites will take off from Cape Canaveral on Friday, if the weather cooperates. The launch will end a nearly six-year upgrade to a satellite group that affects consumers' use of cell phones, ATM machines and other devices and had been in place since the late 1990s.

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  3. Two companies file layoff notices at Patrick AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two contractors that perform work at Patrick Air Force Base near Cocoa Beach have filed notices of layoffs totaling more than 200 people. As usual, many of the workers may be rehired by companies that secured contracts, but neither company could be reached Monday for more information.

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  4. Florida's marketing blitz is go for launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Enterprise Florida, the principal economic development agency for the state, announced the new slogan, "Florida - The Future is Here." The campaign keyword is "Boundless."

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  5. Space plays a nice role in Florida's new marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A prominent image in a new marketing campaign for Florida features a glowing contrail from a rocket liftoff at Cape Canaveral. It's certainly not the first time Florida has marketed its space industry, but it's the first time in a few years - since the shuttle program wound down - that Florida itself has featured space so prominently.

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  6. Cattle drive draws focus to Florida's cowboy historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Some cowboys had selfie-sticks, and others posted regularly on Facebook while helping to herd more than 400 head of cattle more than 50 miles through central Florida. Despite their efforts to re-create the life of Florida cowboys from the 19th century by wearing bonnets, suspenders and cowboy hats, and sleeping in sod fields at night, the more than 400 participants who took part in the once-in-a-decade cattle drive through the heart of Florida this week couldn't help but allow for little bits of the 21st century to seep in.

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  7. NASA engineer retires after 48 years, 150 launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    It was April 1968 when a young engineer from St. Louis arrived at Cape Canaveral to join the frenetic activity of the Apollo space program. Joe Lackovich would have roles that year in preparation for Apollo 7 and then Apollo 8 - which sent men into lunar orbit.

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  8. Shuttle Challenger tragedy 30 years ago: What lessons learned?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    January 28, 2016 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster. Sentinel Photojournalist Red Huber, looks back on that day while shooting on assignment.

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  9. New player Masten eyes Space Coast for launches, researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A scrappy but successful startup in the space industry, Masten Space Systems, is making new moves toward opening an office at Cape Canaveral. "I'm basically paving the way to get us set up here and have an office here," Hopkins said.

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  10. Central Florida electric utilities look to increase clean energy and reliabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A huge pile of coal awaits burning in the Curtis Stanton Energy Center in distance. For Kevin Spear story on the future of energy in Florida.

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  11. Space industry's leaders hope privatization powers 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Industry experts on Florida's Space Coast expect the region to benefit from an emerging space race that pits tech tycoons such as Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Elon Musk of Tesla in a battle to innovate within the high-tech industry. Space Florida's Dale Ketcham says the arrival of private industry into the space equation could limit how much political influence drives the region.

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  12. Congratulations pouring in for SpaceX launch, landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    SpaceX 's double triumph Monday night -- returning to flight with the launch of a Falcon 9, and bringing the rocket safely back to a perfect landing at Cape Canaveral -- is being hailed by the space industry as a dramatic moment for private space. "The new space race is truly on; this time not between countries, but between companies," Hannah Kerner, executive director of the Space Frontier Foundation said in a release.

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  13. SpaceX Falcon 9 launches from Cape CanaveralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    SpaceX 's Falcon 9 rocket is back in space, with a successful launch Monday night into the night sky above Cape Canaveral Air Force Station following a six-month stand-down. The rocket company made its triumphant return to flight with a flawless 8:29 p.m. launch into Florida's moonlight, to deliver a set of 11 private satellites to orbit.

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  14. SpaceX return to flight next: Dec. 19?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Now that Orbital ATK has successfully returned to the launching business, sending 7,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station, competitor SpaceX is next, and reportedly could launch as soon as Dec. 19. SpaceX founder Elon Musk vowed in October that his company would launch two Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in December, ending its stand-down since the last Falcon 9 blew up on June 26, causing it to have to reschedule a half-dozen space missions. Yet SpaceX still has not announced a launch date yet for the next mission, to deliver a constellation of ORBCOMM satellites, or for the next mission it had pledged for December, to deliver an SES satellite to orbit.

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  15. Christmas delivery: 1st shipment in months at space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The International Space Station accepted its first U.S. shipment in more than half a year early Wednesday, receiving Christmas presents and much-needed groceries for the resident astronauts. NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren used the space station's big robot arm to grab the capsule and its 3 tons of cargo.

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  16. Atlas V takes Orbital ATK capsule toward space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral on Sunday, loaded with food, experiments and Christmas presents for the astronauts at the International Space Station. An Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral on Sunday, loaded with food, experiments and Christmas presents for the astronauts at the International Space Station.

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  17. Commercial space station delivery faces more windy weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft sits ready for launch at Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station adjacent to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft sits ready for launch at Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station adjacent to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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  18. Wind blows away 2nd rocket launch attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying a Cygnus spacecraft remains on Launch Pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station after officials scrubbed the launch Thursday, December 3, 2015 due to violating weather launch rules. The launch is rescheduled for Friday December 4, 2015.

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  19. Weather 30 percent favorable for rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An Atlas V rocket awaits launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with a Cygnus capsule full of supplies for the International Space Station. An Atlas V rocket awaits launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with a Cygnus capsule full of supplies for the International Space Station.

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  20. Friday launch scrubbed; launch now set for Friday atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft sits ready for launch at Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station adjacent to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft sits ready for launch at Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station adjacent to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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