Cape Canaveral (United States)

Type: City
Name: Cape Canaveral (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 28.389999
Longitude: -80.599998
population: 10,101
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 8 reports

Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off

NEW YORK/CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space tourists did not appear ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Space tourism set back by accident

6:22am IST NEW YORK/CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's first spaceship, but aspiring space ...Read full ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects main engine failure | Reuters

1:26pm EDT CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem.Technical ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Putin, Poroshenko, European leaders welcome Ukraine gas deal: Kremlin

Reuters – 7 hours agoScience News »In a photo contest that honors all things small, it's tough to beat a shot of a rotifer: A view into the mouth of one of the tiniest animals on the planet won the …Unlike Dracula or Frankenstein, these Halloween monsters ... [Published Brama Gateway to Ukraine - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

New U.S. rockets include crew launch-escape systems

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - Heeding a lesson from history, designers of a new generation of U.S. rockets will include escape systems to give crew members a fighting chance of surviving launch accidents such as the one that felled an unmanned Orbital ... [Published Reuters: Science News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Horror films you can watch now

There are many horror films that, for various reasons, are out of copyright and therefore free to watch online. While some of these films, such as Night of the Living Dead, are genuine classics others are a mix of a well-made period pieces and laughably ... [Published Esquire Middle East - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rocket failure raises many questions

The Eastern Shore of Virginia made the national spotlight Tuesday evening for all the wrong reasons.The explosion of an Antares rocket launching on an Orbital CRS-3 cargo resupply mission for the International Space Station has raised myriad questions ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Today is your last chance to send your name into space

ICYMI: NASA want to send your name into space and today is the last day to register .In an endearing attempt to get citizens interested in space again NASA are asking participants to register as “virtual passengers” who'll have their names printed on ... [Published The Vine - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Students’ science projects go up in flames

For a year, students at Cristo Rey Jesuit school spent five hours a week designing science experiments that would be flown to the International Space Station by the Antares rocket.On Tuesday they gathered excitedly near the launch site on the Virginia ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Cause sought for space-supply rocket explosion

The cargo ship was carrying 5,000 pounds of experiments and equipment for NASA, as well as prepackaged meals and freeze-dried Maryland crabcakes for a Baltimore-born astronaut who has been in orbit for five months. All of the lost materials will be replaced ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Learning from failure

When an Antares rocket exploded Tuesday night, it surely shocked schoolchildren whose science projects were aboard the doomed craft. But the students still can learn an important lesson from the episode: One failure is but a step along a journey, not ... [Published Southwest Florida Herald Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

WALLOPS Va./CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying supplies and equipment bound for ... [Published Reuters: Science News - Oct 30 2014]

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"Everyone who's involved in this knows it's dangerous, and I think they know it better than the average person on the street" he said
...test failure of an early Atlas rocket that would eventually carry astronauts into orbit, the famed Apollo 13 commander James Lovell remarked: "It looked like a quick way to have a short career."
"There's usually a certain cadence, and you see things occurring, and the thing makes a contrail and the like. Because of the very light cirrus clouds, I was eyes on, but I didn't see any anomaly. In fact it was when I wasn't hearing anything that I became concerned. And I looked over at my colleague, and then there was a radio call, something about a chute."
...the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of SpaceShipTwo," Virgin said in a statement just after the crash, adding: "We will work closely with relevant authorities to determine the cause of this accident and provide updates ASAP."

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Space tourism set back by accident [Published Rediff Realtime News - 2 hours ago]
Space tourism set back by accident, industry st... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
Space tourism set back by accident, industry st... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 2 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic crash impacts Space Coast [Published Click Orlando - 3 hours ago]
Rocket Failure Underscores Dangers of Spaceflight [Published EE Times - 3 hours ago]
UPDATE 8-Test flight of Virgin Galactic spacesh... [Published London South East - 3 hours ago]
U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects ma... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
UPDATE 6-Test flight of Virgin Galactic spacesh... [Published CNBC - 4 hours ago]
NASA, Orbital Sciences Corp. seeks answers afte... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published Time - 7 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
NASA signs off on Mars-bound Orion spacecraft: ... [Published Extreme Tech - 7 hours ago]
Launch Pad Damage Discernible in Aftermath of C... [Published Universe Today - 7 hours ago]
UPDATE 3-Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes duri... [Published London South East - 7 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during Calif.... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 8 hours ago]
New U.S. rockets include crew launch-escape sys... [Published Reuters: Science News - 8 hours ago]
UPDATE 2-Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes duri... [Published CNBC - 8 hours ago]
Putin, Poroshenko, European leaders welcome Ukr... [Published Brama Gateway to Ukraine - 8 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during Califo... [Published Reuters: Science News - 9 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during Califo... [Published Reuters: Top News - 9 hours ago]
U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects ma... [Published Bayou Buzz - 9 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes duri... [Published London South East - 9 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during Calif.... [Published London South East - 9 hours ago]
Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered [Published Flight International - 9 hours ago]
U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects ma... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 10 hours ago]
U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects ma... [Published Reuters: Science News - 10 hours ago]
U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects ma... [Published Reuters: U.S. - 10 hours ago]
BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1500 GMT /11 AM ET [Published CNBC - 12 hours ago]
Antares Launch Calamity Unfolds – Dramatic Phot... [Published Universe Today - 14 hours ago]
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Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
It’s difficult not to feel sympathy for the hard-working people of Virgin Galactic—Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company—after the loss of their SpaceShipTwo vehicle in a crash in the Mojave Desert at a little after 10 a.m. PDT Friday. ...
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
It’s difficult not to feel sympathy for the hard-working people of Virgin Galactic—Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company—after the loss of their SpaceShipTwo vehicle in a crash in the Mojave Desert at a little after 10 a.m. PDT Friday. ...
Nelson speaks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer as Atlas ... [Published Senator Bill Nelson - YouTube Channel - Oct 29 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptjk_L6ZTOU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Nelson speaks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer as Atlas V launches from Cape Canaveral From: SenBillNelson View ...
Cause Sought for Space-Supply Rocket Explosion [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
(ATLANTIC, Va.) — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble ...
Cause Sought for Space-Supply Rocket Explosion [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
(ATLANTIC, Va.) — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble ...
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U.S. Air Force launches GPS satellite from Cape... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 29 2014]
U.S. Air Force launches GPS satellite from Cape... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Oct 29 2014]
Delta IV rocket blasts off carrying "next gener... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 17 2014]
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VDC Display Systems Announces Ed Boland as US D... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 04 2014]
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