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#Cape Canaveral

# cape-canaveral - Saturday 18 February, 2017

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

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

# cape-canaveral - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

There were no injuries.

# cape-canaveral - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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?

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

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

# cape-canaveral - Friday 6 May, 2011

Endeavour shuttle engineer jumped to his death from launch pad

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

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