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# cape-canaveral - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown
# Abort Abort Abort
# Abort Abort Abort

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

Feb 18th 2017, 5:19 PM 12,092 Views 18 Comments

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

# cape-canaveral - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad
# Spaced Out
# Spaced Out

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

Sep 1st 2016, 3:10 PM 19,749 Views 41 Comments

There were no injuries.

# cape-canaveral - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,426 Views 12 Comments

Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.

# cape-canaveral - Thursday 28 January, 2016

It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched
# Challenger
# Challenger

It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched

Jan 28th 2016, 10:16 PM 18,639 Views 50 Comments

The Challenger disaster of 28 January 1986 killed seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe – the first ever teacher in space.

# cape-canaveral - Sunday 28 June, 2015

A space rocket has exploded on a routine cargo mission
# Cape Canaveral
# Cape Canaveral

A space rocket has exploded on a routine cargo mission

Jun 28th 2015, 3:49 PM 18,818 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened at NASA’s base near Cape Canaveral in Florida.

# cape-canaveral - Monday 22 September, 2014

After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa's newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet
# Nearest Neighbour
# Nearest Neighbour

After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa's newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet

Sep 22nd 2014, 2:26 PM 5,690 Views 13 Comments

Maven is joining a growing number of probes observing Mars from above.

# cape-canaveral - Saturday 7 April, 2012

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,737 Views 25 Comments

The space shuttle Endeavour flew its last mission in May 2011. Here’s what it looks like on the inside.

# cape-canaveral - Thursday 21 July, 2011

# cape-canaveral - Friday 6 May, 2011

Endeavour shuttle engineer jumped to his death from launch pad
# Tragic
# Tragic

Endeavour shuttle engineer jumped to his death from launch pad

May 6th 2011, 2:50 PM 1,868 Views 0 Comments

Worker at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre had recently been laid off. Endeavor’s imminent voyage will bring the USA’s shuttle programme to an end after 30 years.

# cape-canaveral - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

May 3rd 2011, 8:55 AM 321 Views 0 Comments

The launch of Endeavour’s final mission, originally set for last Friday, won’t take place at least until next Tuesday.