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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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NASA names Mars rock after Rolling Stones, Robert Downey Jr says it’s a ‘good thing’

For decades, the music of The Rolling Stones has had a global reach here on Earth. Now, the band’s influence extends all the way to Mars. The team behind NASA’s InSight lander has named a Martian rock More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Matthew Robertson of Merritt Island is going places

Matthew Robertson is not like your average 19 year old. He didn’t go to college. He didn’t follow the book. He didn’t do what everyone told him to do. Most 19-year-olds are playing Call of Duty More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s NASA documentary heads to theaters for screenings on September 29 and October 3

In celebration of NASA’s 60th anniversary, Fathom Events is bringing the new Discovery Channel documentary “Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow” to movie theaters nationwide with two special cinematic More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Jesus Freak Cruise with DC Talk Returns June 2019

After a sold-out 2017 journey, the Jesus Freak Cruise will return to the seas Jun. 10-14 2019, via Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas® offering unique musical experiences with dc Talk with more bands More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Cocoa Beach murder case: Joshua Keravuori sought by police for murder of Terry Hilliard

A nationwide manhunt has just become more clear as authorities have identified the person of interest as Joshua Keravuori of Maryland. Keravuori, 18, is the lead suspect linked to a homicide at a Cocoa motel, The More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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The Challenger Disaster: What Went Wrong?

The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts were there, many More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Mission Pluto’ in July, just ahead of Dwarf Planet flyby

National Geographic Channel (NGC) joins top scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in conjunction with NASA on a historic mission to the edge of our solar system with the goal of capturing the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Day in History: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, John Hershel Glenn Jr. is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into space aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first orbital flight by an American astronaut. Glenn was among More...


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