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Orion Space Mission

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  • Freebie Friday: Spooktacular Halloween freebies and dining deals

    Freebie Friday: Spooktacular Halloween freebies and dining deals
    Double, double toil and trouble, get free gas cards at Publix on the bubble. In the cauldron boil and bake, get free Krispy Kremes or IHOP Scary Face Pancakes for the take, with a costume of course. Everyone can snag $3 "Booritos" at Chipotle, $3...
  • Five things for Thursday, Nov. 6

    Five things for Thursday, Nov. 6
    Five things for you today in Central Florida: introducing the Orlando Sentinel's new publisher; Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has its grand opening; giant shower curtain in Altamonte; and more. 1. The Orlando Sentinel has a new publisher:...
  • NASA readies Orion for 'first step to Mars'

    NASA readies Orion for 'first step to Mars'
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — NASA is preparing to launch its next-generation, deep-space capsule Orion next month on its first spaceflight, a mission that a NASA administrator Thursday called "our first step in our journey to Mars." At a briefing,...
  • Five things for Friday, Nov. 7

    Five things for Friday, Nov. 7
    Five things for you today in Central Florida: capsule launch next month; water consumption and conservation; riding all the rides; Electric Daisy Carnival; and more. 1. NASA is preparing to launch its next-generation, deep-space capsule Orion next month...
  • Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial

    Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial
    The contrast was as unmistakable as a solar eclipse. This week, as NASA unveiled Orion, its next manned space capsule, news was still fresh from two accidents last week involving private spaceships. The timing might have left critics who think space...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $5 off at Publix, $20 off at Macy's and $1 popcorn at AMC

    It's Freebie Friday! $5 off at Publix, $20 off at Macy's and $1 popcorn at AMC
    It's a balmy 70 degrees this morning and it's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! My cool roundup of deals include a discount on admission to the Fort Lauder Home and Remodeling Show, a $5-off coupon for frozen foods at Target and Publix, a...
  • Blast your name into space aboard NASA's Orion spacecraft

    Blast your name into space aboard NASA's Orion spacecraft
    Blast off into deep space on NASA's Orion first test flight in December. You can hitch a ride, or at least your name can, aboard NASA's new Mars-bound spacecraft, set for liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 4. Sign up to have your name uploaded to the...
  • Don't miss: Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: Orlando Science Center will go adults-only for an evening, featuring its usual lineup of exhibits plus space-based presentations from former astronaut Robert L. Crippen and Lockheed Martin's Jules Schneider, project manager for NASA's new Orion...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • $17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science

    $17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science
    The House Appropriations Committee recommended $17.9 billion in funding for NASA on Thursday, significantly boosting planetary science programs at Jet Propulsion Laboratories in La Canada Flintridge and continuing operation of a Palmdale-based flying...
  • NASA's Mars rocket gets closer to the real world

    NASA's Mars rocket gets closer to the real world
    NASA has finalized its $2.8 billion deal with Boeing to build the biggest rocket ever. Boeing is contracted to develop the 200-foot-tall first stage and avionics systems of the gigantic Space Launch System, or SLS. NASA and Boeing also reached a...