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Nasa's Maven mission launched Monday at 1:28 p.m. from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and is on its way to Mars. If the $671 million mission stays on track, the orbiter will have a 10-month trip to the Red Planet.
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On Friday afternoon, NASA launched the solar-powered Juno spacecraft for its five-year mission to Jupiter. The $1.1 billion journey will research our solar system's largest planet, which will study its origin and evolution.
Rep Gabrielle Giffords has been cleared by Houston doctors to attend husband Mark Kelly's space shuttle launch at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Friday's launch will be the last one for Endeavour, and the next to the last for NASA's space shuttle program.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon capsule attached on top is lifted into the vertical position during a rollout demonstration test at Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Preparations continue for NASA’s first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS-1, mission to the International Space Station., Oct 2, 2012.
US astronaut Randy Bresnik gets ready to enter a prototype CST-100 spacecraft built by the Boeing Co. at its manufacturing facility in Houston last year.
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NASA announced the selection of SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon Spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) when the Space Shuttle retires in 2010.
NASA's MAVEN Mars atmospheric mission is scheduled to launch on an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.