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Orion Space Mission

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  • Notes and notables

    Peaceful, with reason The Peninsula did not experience the protests seen elsewhere in the wake of a grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown over the summer....
  • Five things for Friday, Dec. 5

    Five things for Friday, Dec. 5
    Here are your stories for Friday: Orion space capsule launches; there's a new Gators coach; meet the voice of the OUC Half Marathon; and more. 1. At 7:05 a.m., right as scheduled, NASA launched the Orion space capsule from the Cape Canaveral Air Force...
  • NASA declares Orion mission a success

    NASA declares Orion mission a success
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — NASA's dream to eventually carry astronauts to Mars got off to a near-flawless start on Friday as the new Orion spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral, flew 3,604 miles into space and splashed down on a "bull's-eye" in the...
  • Orion zooms around planet, drops into the Pacific; recovery underway

    Orion zooms around planet, drops into the Pacific; recovery underway
    The Orion spacecraft launched Friday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida and finished its first test flight by falling gently into the Pacific Ocean, supported by a trio of parachutes. The Orion blasted off at 4:05 a.m. PST, circled the globe twice,...
  • 30-Word Rant: 12/6

    30-Word Rant: 12/6
    I am a 61-year-old now-former Republican with pre-existing health conditions. Through the Affordable Care Act, I've just obtained great health insurance. Thank you, President Obama. Regarding ancestors coming through Ellis Island: It was a processing...
  • NASA's Orion spaceship soars with help from Air Products

    NASA's Orion spaceship soars with help from Air Products
    A U.S. spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars made a near-bullseye splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, wrapping up a flawless, unmanned debut test flight around Earth. The Orion capsule blasted off aboard a Delta 4 Heavy rocket, the...
  • Heico supplied electronics for NASA's Orion

    Heico supplied electronics for NASA's Orion
    South Florida's Heico Corp. supplied electronics products for NASA's Orion program, which sent a craft into space and recovered it at sea Friday as planned. Heico said its 3D Plus subsidiary supplied "a radiation-hardened and space-qualified 32 gigabyte...
  • Federal budget likes Orion, SLS

    Federal budget likes Orion, SLS
    The NASA portion of the budget bill that Congress is trying to approve this week shows a lot of love for the Orion spacecraft that NASA just launched last week and for the Space Launch System rocket being developed, yet not so much for the space station...
  • Michener's 'Starstruck' exhibit features wonders of the night sky

    Michener's 'Starstruck' exhibit features wonders of the night sky
    Few endeavors embrace the disciplines of both science and art as vividly as astrophotography. While astronomical subjects such as the moon, stars, and of course the sun, have inspired artists for centuries, unprecedented advances in photographic...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Dec. 2

    Five things for Tuesday, Dec. 2
    Here are your stories for Tuesday: news about the theme parks and new rides; Jameis Winston conduct hearing; bears cubs killed; and more. 1. There could be many changes planned for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The park lacks a strong identity and many...
  • Freebie Friday! Free eats at Red Lobster, $10 off & $10 bonus at JCP

    Freebie Friday! Free eats at Red Lobster, $10 off & $10 bonus at JCP
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! My roundup of deals include a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster, $10 off and $10 in bonus cash at JC Penney, a bushel of free samples and free shipping at Target.com and $50 spa treatments. ...