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The Navy's New Columbia-Class Nuclear Submarine Is Armed with a New Missile

(Washington, D.C.) Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction upon potential enemies -- all as a way to keep peace.Undersea strategic deterrence, intended to ensure a second, retaliatory strike in the event of a catastrophic nuclear attack upon the US, ultimately relies upon the accuracy, res...
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Learn to Listen to the Voices of your Customers at this Chicago Event

Consumers change the companies they do business with for a host of reasons. This is why listening to what they say can help you avoid their departure. Drew Neisser, founder and CEO of Renegade, said on Forbes, “Listen Like Your Life Depends On It (Because it Does).” Applied Marketing Science (AMS) is holding a training workshop titled, “Listening to the Voice of the Customer” to help you do just that. The act of listening to your customers sounds easy enough, but it is what you do with this inf...
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NASA: Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's chief said Tuesday that the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for getting astronauts back on the moon within five years.
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SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday following a weekend launch. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques used the station’s big robot arm — also made in Canada — to capture the Dragon approximately 250 miles […]
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SpaceX launches resupply mission to ISS

HAWTHORNE — Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched a resupply mission to the International Space Station early Saturday, May 4, in an operation that was delayed a couple of days due to electrical problems. “Dragon is on its way to the International Space Station! Capture by the @Space_Station crew set for early Monday morning,” the company tweeted Saturday. Dragon is on its way to the International Space Station! Capture by the @Space_Station crew set for early Monday morning pic.twitter.com/oGs4IrBW9...
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SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of power delays. A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness, carrying a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of goods. This recycled Dragon — which is making its second space trip — […]
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SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station, back to full power after quick repairs. A Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Friday, with a Dragon cargo capsule. But a problem cropped up at the last minute with the ocean platform […]
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SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has confirmed its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago.
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SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago.
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Space station back to full power, SpaceX launch early Friday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station is back up at full power, after the successful replacement of a failed electrical box. Flight controllers completed the repair work Thursday, operating the station’s big robot arm by remote control. It set the stage for an early Friday morning launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, by […]
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Space rock left big crater on moon during full lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space rock left a massive crater on the moon during January's total lunar eclipse.
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Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week’s SpaceX supply run. SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday. But a power-switching unit malfunctioned at the station Monday and knocked two power channels offline. The six remaining power channels are […]
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Mars lander picks up what’s likely 1st detected marsquake

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected. InSight’s quake monitor recorded and measured the faint signal April 6, and scientists announced the finding Tuesday. While the rumble sounds like soft wind, scientists believe it came from within the […]
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Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.
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Crew capsule accident is serious setback for SpaceX

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing. Over the weekend, the Hawthorne-based company’s recently flown Dragon crew capsule was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX was testing the Dragon’s abort thrusters when Saturday’s accident occurred. The company said the test area was clear and no one was injured. This ca...
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SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year. Over the weekend, the Dragon crew capsule that flew to the International Space Station last month was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand. SpaceX says it was testing the […]
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SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Officials say SpaceX’s new capsule for astronauts suffered an “anomaly” during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles. Forty-fifth Space Wing Spokesman Jim Williams tells Florida Today that the anomaly happened Saturday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station while the SpaceX Crew Dragon […]
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Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private cargo ship brought food galore to the International Space Station on Friday. Space station astronaut Anne McClain used a robot arm to capture Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus capsule as they soared 258 miles (415 kilometers) above France. The Cygnus and its 7,600-pound (3,450-kilogram) shipment rocketed from Wallops Island, Virginia, […]
Tags: Science, News, France, Nation, International Space Station, Northrop Grumman, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla, Cygnus, Wallops Island Virginia, Anne McClain


Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with food galore, following a 1 1/2-day journey from Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus capsule pulled up early Friday morning. Space station astronaut Anne McClain used a robot arm to capture the capsule as they soared 250 miles (402.32 kilometers) […]
Tags: Science, News, Nation, International Space Station, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla, Cygnus, Anne McClain, Virginia Northrop Grumman


America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died.
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NASA’s 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month 18. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O’Brien, serving as a family spokesman. In 1961, Cobb became the first woman to pass astronaut testing. Altogether, 13 women passed […]
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NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died.
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Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket blasted off Wednesday from Wallops Island. The company’s Cygnus capsule should arrive at the space station Friday, just in time for Easter. While there’s no Easter ham or lamb, […]
Tags: Science, News, Virginia, Nation, International Space Station, Antares, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla, Cygnus, Wallops Island, Virginia Northrop Grumman


US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.
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Former astronaut Owen Garriott dies, flew on Skylab station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son followed him into orbit, has died at age 88.
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SpaceX’s recovered core booster damaged in rough seas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket booster that landed on an ocean platform after last week’s launch has been damaged in rough seas. For the first time, all three first-stage boosters landed upright following Thursday’s launch of the company’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket in use. Both side boosters returned to Cape […]
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SpaceX's recovered core booster damaged in rough seas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket booster that landed on an ocean platform after last week's launch has been damaged in rough seas.
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SpaceX launches mega rocket year after debut with sports car

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falcon Heavy blasted off Thursday evening with a communication satellite called Arabsat — the rocket’s first paying customer. The Falcon Heavy is the most […]
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SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into the early evening sky with a communication satellite called Arabsat, the rocket’s first […]
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SpaceX will try again Thursday for Falcon Heavy launch

HAWTHORNE — Hawthorne-based SpaceX will try again Thursday to make the first commercial launch of its Falcon Heavy, billed as the most powerful rocket ever assembled. The Arabsat-6A mission from Cape Canaveral in Florida was originally scheduled for Tuesday, then pushed to Wednesday due to bad weather. On Wednesday, the launch was first delayed by 90 minutes due to upper-level winds, then scrubbed altogether when the windy conditions persisted. Thursday’s launch window will open at 3:35 p.m. Cal...
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