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Mission Overview: All About Artemis

The 12-day Apollo 17 mission, which ended on December 19, 1972, was the last moment humans stepped foot on the Moon. So, why haven’t we been back? After Apollo 17, public interest in space exploration declined, and the focus of the world was on the Vietnam War. It’s...

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This Month in Space: October 2020

One year after the first all-female spacewalk, space exploration is moving at an incredible rate. This month, the Orion spacecraft, which will carry the next astronauts to the moon in 2024, received key components, Elon Musk announced an uncrewed Mars mission, and the...

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What Do Astronauts Do on the ISS?

Sent into orbit as a collaborative project between NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada), the International Space Station has been circling above Earth in a low orbit since 1998. What exactly is the ISS? The ISS is a...

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This Month in Space: September 2020

Thanks to SpaceX and their Starlink satellites, launches on the Space Coast have been happening more than ever! Even if you miss a launch, fortunately, there will be one happening again in the near future! We cover SpaceX, NASA, and the growth of the Space Coast in...

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What is Going On with All These Starlink Satellites?

What are Starlink Satellites? On September 3rd, SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites from Kennedy Space Center, bringing the total number of Starlink satellites in orbit to 715. Since the initial launch of two test satellites known as Tintin A and B in February...

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This Month in Space: August 2020

Despite concerns over COVID-19, this summer has been busy on the Space Coast. From SpaceX to NASA, rocket launches have been more plentiful than ever! Let’s recap what happened in August from around the galaxy.   SpaceX's most-flown Falcon 9 rocket booster...

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SpaceX Set to Make History Again With Crew-1

Earlier this year, SpaceX made history when NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley successfully returned to Earth in a Crew Dragon spacecraft after a 63-day mission to the International Space Station. SpaceX once again will make history this Fall with the Crew-1...

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This Month in Space: July 2020

SCT: This Month in Space July 2020 We’re really excited about Mars rover, Perseverance set to launch at the end of this month, but there’s still a ton of other interesting things happening on the Space Coast and in the universe. We’ll help you get caught up on all the...

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What do we know about Mars?

The launching of the newest, most technologically advanced Mars rover is upon us. Set to launch July 30th, Perseverance will leave Earth on an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Percy’s (Perseverance’s nickname) main mission: To find out if life was...

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