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Space Coast Abuzz Over Mini-shuttle X-37B
2012-09-30 05:54:50

The mysterious US Air Force space plane that ended a top secret 15 month mission over the summer could have its base of operations consolidated to the state of Florida, according to recent media reports.

NASA Land Requested By State Of Florida
2012-09-24 04:27:16

The state of Florida has reportedly contacted NASA to ask the US space agency to turn over 150 acres of land in Cape Canaveral to the state's aerospace development group for the construction of a commercial spaceport.

Space Launch Squadron Celebrates Successful Atlas V Launch
2012-09-14 08:26:56

Members of the 4th Space Launch Squadron celebrated the successful liftoff of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket Thursday (Sept. 13).


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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