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MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer

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Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company shot a capsule higher into space Wednesday than it's ever done before.The New...

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create...

Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first space sports car is cruising toward the asteroid belt, well beyond Mars.SpaceX chief Elon Musk confirmed...

SpaceX’s big new rocket blasts off with sports car on top

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming...

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.It's the...

Blue moon, supermoon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week.On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see...

Historic eclipse turns day into night across the U.S.

Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first...

John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — John Glenn's trailblazing legacy took flight Tuesday as a cargo ship bearing his name rocketed toward the International Space...

Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to walk on moon, evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was recuperating in stable condition Thursday at a New Zealand hospital after being evacuated...

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