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  1. Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo astronaut who walked on the moon, dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    Captured by a fish-eye lens view, Apollo 14 astronauts Alan B. Shepard, foreground, and Edgar D. Mitchell work in a lunar module simulator at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 1970. Edgar D. Mitchell, an astronaut who was spiritually transformed by his journey to the moon in 1971 and who devoted much of the rest of his life to exploring esoteric realms of science, psychic phenomena and the existence of extraterrestrial beings, died Feb. 4 at a hospice in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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  2. Space is a new frontier. So are the laws governing it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket ,with NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft on board, launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The idea of a company exploring for commercial reasons is nothing new.

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  3. Challenger explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

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  4. Elon Muska s SpaceX to attempt another rocket landing. This time with a twist.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

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  5. This is the fuel NASA needs for exploring deep spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A rocket carrying the New Horizons spacecraft on a mission to Pluto lifts off in Cape Canaveral, Fla. the fruits of a different kind of energy research: For the first time in nearly three decades, they've produced a special fuel that scientists hope will power the future exploration of deep space.

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  6. Space race one-upmanship, billionaire styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  7. A day after SpaceX sticks its landing, Elon Musk talks about a city on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  8. Elon Musk's SpaceX returns to flight and pulls off dramatic, historic landingRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  9. Elon Musk's SpaceX to try to launch again Monday eveningRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sits on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral ahead of a launch scheduled for Dec. 21. Cape Canaveral, Fla.-Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to return to flight here Monday during a five-minute launch window beginning at 8:29 p.m., a day after the mission was postponed. The launch of an unmanned rocket would be the first time the company has flown since its rocket exploded in June.

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  10. SpaceX scheduled to return to flight Sunday and attempt another dramatic landing a " this time on landRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  11. Orbital ATK returns to flight more than a year after explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  12. Pentagon denies ULA waiver on Russian enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket streaks into the cloudy sky from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Oct. 2 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Pentagon announced Friday that it would not grant the United Launch Alliance a waiver allowing it to bypass a congressional ban on Russian-made engines that the company has said it desperately needs to compete in the multibillion-dollar national security launch market.

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    Sep 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    NASA's Orion spacecraft, atop a United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket, sits on the launch pad before its first scheduled unmanned orbital test flight from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Boeing said Wednesday that it rejected an unsolicited offer by Aerojet Rocketdyne to acquire United Launch Alliance, which holds lucrative contracts with the Pentagon to launch national security satellites into space.

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  14. Elon Musk just got a new Cape Canaveral neighbor: Jeff Bezos. Hare, meet tortoise.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jeff Bezos, right, founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, gestures toward a model of the BE-4 rocket engine during a news conference with Tory Bruno, left, CEO of United Launch Alliance, at the National Press Club on Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. [Disclaimer: This blog item discusses Jeff Bezos, whose position within our news organization is "Owner."

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  15. Jeff Bezosa s Blue Origin space company to launch from historic pad at Space CoastRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin space company launched its New Shepard spacecraft on April 29. 2015. Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin space company will take over a launch pad at Cape Canaveral and open a manufacturing site nearby, bringing another high-profile tenant to the Florida Space Coast.

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  16. A closer peek at Pluto's surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    New Horizons captured this image of Pluto as it flew past on July 14. The image shows what you would see if you were about 1,100 miles above the dwarf planet. These newest snapshots reveal an even more diverse landscape than scientists imagined before New Horizons swept past Pluto in July, becoming the first spacecraft to ever visit the distant dwarf planet.

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  17. VA extends veterans benefits to same-sex couples; Pentagon says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    At left, Space X's Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft at Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Sunday. But the unmanned rocket exploded minutes after liftoff, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.

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  18. Failed SpaceX rocket launch another setback for industry eager for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Space X's Falcon 9 lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on June 28, 2015. It was a beautiful day on the cape, sunny and hot with patchy clouds - good weather for rocketry.

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  19. Elon Muska s SpaceX to attempt historic landingRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Elon Musk's space company is to attempt to land the first stage of a rocket onto a platform floating in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday morning. If it succeeds, the feat will mark a historic breakthrough that could help dramatically lower the cost of spaceflight.

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  20. Jack King, voice of Apollo 11 moon shot, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jack King, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots, died June 11 at a hospice center near Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He was 84 and lived in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

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