Space launches

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, visitors sit beside a model of China's Tiangong-1 space station at the 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai in southern China's Guangdong Province. China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere within the next day. The European Space Agency forecast Sunday April 1, 2018 the station will re-enter sometime between Sunday night and early Monday morning GMT. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
April 02, 2018 - 6:33 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific on Monday, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, visitors sit beside a model of China's Tiangong-1 space station at the 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai in southern China's Guangdong Province. China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere within the next day. The European Space Agency forecast Sunday April 1, 2018 the station will re-enter sometime between Sunday night and early Monday morning GMT. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
April 02, 2018 - 3:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry into the atmosphere Monday over the central South Pacific, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, visitors sit beside a model of China's Tiangong-1 space station at the 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai in southern China's Guangdong Province. China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere within the next day. The European Space Agency forecast Sunday April 1, 2018 the station will re-enter sometime between Sunday night and early Monday morning GMT. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
April 01, 2018 - 11:23 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry Monday into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m., the China Manned Space Engineering Office said. Scientists...
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March 29, 2018 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is investigating whether The Wing, a private club founded as work space and networking hub exclusively for women, violates the city's anti-discrimination law by barring men. The city's Commission on Human Rights started its probe into the $215-a-month club and co-...
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March 29, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is investigating whether a private club founded as work space and networking hub exclusively for women violates the city's anti-discrimination law by barring men. The city's Commission on Human Rights started its probe into The Wing after receiving a tip from the...
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March 29, 2018 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is investigating whether a private club founded as work space and networking hub exclusively for women violates the city's anti-discrimination law by barring men. The city's Commission on Human Rights started its probe into The Wing after receiving a tip from the...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, "Mad" Mike Hughes reacts after the decision to scrub another launch attempt of his rocket near Amboy, Calif. The self-taught rocket scientist who believes the Earth is flat propelled himself about 1,000 feet into the air before a hard-landing in the Mojave Desert that left him injured Saturday, March 24, 2018. Hughes tells The Associated Press that he injured his back but is otherwise fine after Saturday's launch near Amboy, Calif. (James Quigg/Daily Press via AP, File)
March 24, 2018 - 10:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He finally went up — just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would. He came back down in one piece, too — a little dinged up and his steam-powered vessel a little cracked up. Still, mission accomplished for a guy more daredevil than engineer, who drew more...
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Thursday, March 1, 2018. The rocket is carrying the GOES-S weather satellite. (Craig Bailey /Florida Today via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 6:34 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA launched another of the world's most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S. The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered...
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This undated photo provided by the United Launch Alliance via NASA shows a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NOAA's GOES-S satellite waits for liftoff on Thursday, March 1, 2018, from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. GOES-S is the second satellite in an approximately $11 billion effort that’s already revolutionizing forecasting with astonishingly fast, crisp images of hurricanes, wildfires, floods, mudslides and other natural calamities. (United Launch Alliance/NASA via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 5:13 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA launched another of the world's most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S. The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered...
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Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, left, shakes hands with NASA U.S. astronaut Mark Vande Hei during a press conference in the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Three astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flat lands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, schoolteacher pep talks and heavenly greetings from Pope Francis. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 9:32 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Three astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flat lands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, schoolteacher pep talks and heavenly greetings from Pope Francis. The two Americans and...
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