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The crew for the Space Shuttle Challenger flight 51-L leaves their quarters for the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 27, 1986.
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:55 am
The stories of black astronauts are shared in a new documentary that looks at the final frontier of civil rights: getting black astronauts into space amid Jim Crow, danger, discrimination and the Cold War. Within four generations, they went from slavery to space.
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Solar Orbiter
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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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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from pad 39A during a test flight to demonstrate the capsule's emergency escape system at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.
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AP News
January 19, 2020 - 12:21 pm
SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after liftoff Sunday. Read more here.
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People get up after spending the night in a baseball stadium amid aftershocks and without electricity after the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, at sunrise Friday.
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AP News
January 11, 2020 - 11:12 am
A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing further damage along the island's southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. Read more here.
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The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft lands in White Sands, N.M., Sunday.
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AP News
December 22, 2019 - 10:58 am
Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that threatened to set back the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year. Read more here.
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Boeing Starliner crew capsule on an Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force station.
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AP News
December 20, 2019 - 8:50 pm
Boeing's new Starliner capsule ended up in the wrong orbit after lifting off on its first test flight Friday, a blow to the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year. Read more here.
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Google logo at a gadgets show in Paris
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Rachel Lerman and Matt O'Brien, AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of...
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This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 1:05 pm
The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported .
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Astronauts Andrew Morgan, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are shown at the International Space Station on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 11:54 am
The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.
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U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 8:44 pm
Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.
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