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Orbital, NASA Looking For A Launch Window For Antares Rocket
2013-04-21 09:25:24

Orbital Sciences’ new Antares medium-class space launch vehicle is set for a launch today at 5:00 pm EDT. The rocket, which was originally scheduled for lift-off on Wednesday April 17, is being launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.

2013-02-23 09:13:25

The second SpaceX mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch Friday, March 1, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA Television coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. EST.

2013-01-28 07:49:22

The launch of NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 11, from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.


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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.