Clinton to watch Glenn's flight from Cape Canaveral

WASHINGTON -- President Clinton will travel to Cape Canaveral, Fla., next week for a personal sendoff to Sen. John Glenn as he returns to space. Clinton is attending the Oct. 29 launch...

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Shuttle may suffer hard landing today

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA warned Discovery's...aimed for a 12:04 p.m. landing at Cape Canaveral but also sent crews out to the backup...Glenn's geriatric studies would prefer a Cape Canaveral landing. The chief medical investigators...

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Boeing's newest rocket explodes on liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- For the second time in two...accidents, the first in decades at Cape Canaveral, as extremely disappointing. "It's...III blasted off at 9:17 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Station, a half-hour late because...

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NASA braces for Hurricane Floyd

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's four space shuttles...remained on launch pads at the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Station. The rockets were being...to evacuate all 10,000 workers at Cape Canaveral Air Station and Patrick Air Force Base...

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Mercury capsule recovered after 38 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Like a ghost, the Mercury...aluminum-and-titanium craft arrived by ship at Cape Canaveral this morning, the 38th anniversary...May 1, about 300 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral. But he had to leave it there when...

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Space control center back in use

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- After crumbling and rusting away for decades, the historic...back in business. The newly refurbished blockhouse at Complex 14 at Cape Canaveral Air Station, once a mildewed storage place for old furniture, was...

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Historic shuttle mission off to safe start

Originally Posted Friday, January 17, 2003 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In the most heavily guarded space shot...embryos and rats. About 300 Israelis traveled to Cape Canaveral for the launch along with a number of American Jews...

NASA set to launch spacecraft to Pluto

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An unmanned NASA spacecraft the size of a piano is set to...planned to witness the launch of the New Horizons spacecraft at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday afternoon. Pluto is the only planet discovered...

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NASA plans return to the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Twenty-five years after men last roamed the moon, NASA...have left his footprints on the surface of the moon," Cernan told a Cape Canaveral crowd on the anniversary of his Dec. 7, 1972, launch. "That is...

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Air Force launches its newest, strongest rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The Air Force launched its newest, strongest rocket Sunday...missiles. The 20-story unmanned rocket blasted into a cloudy sky from Cape Canaveral Air Station in midafternoon. Air Force officials said everything went...

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