Cape Canaveral

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches into space with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard the rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on May 30, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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Andre Bennett
May 30, 2020 - 3:47 pm
For the first time in history, a privately owned company has launched a manned spacecraft. Read more here.
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Solar Orbiter
NASA via CNN
CNN
February 10, 2020 - 11:14 am
The Solar Orbiter launched from Cape Canaveral and began its journey to get a close, unprecedented look at our star.
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Engineers celebrate as the InSight lander touch downs on Mars in the mission support area of the space flight operation facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.
Al Seib /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool
November 27, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Minutes after touching down on Mars, NASA's InSight spacecraft sent back a "nice and dirty" snapshot of its new digs. Yet the dust-speckled image looked like a work of art to scientists. The photo revealed a mostly smooth and sandy...
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 illustration made available by NASA in 2018 shows the InSight lander drilling into the surface of Mars.
NASA via AP
November 20, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars is about to get its first U.S. visitor in years: a three-legged, one-armed geologist to dig deep and listen for quakes. NASA's InSight makes its grand entrance through the rose-tinted Martian skies on Monday, after a six-month,...
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