Category Archives: Space Coast

SpaceX brings 4 astronauts home with midnight splashdown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX brought four astronauts home with a midnight splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, capping the busiest month yet for Elon Musk’s taxi service. The three U.S. astronauts and one German in the capsule were bobbing off the Florida coast, near Tampa, less than 24 hours after leaving…

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Space telescope launched on daring quest to behold 1st stars

The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope rocketed away Saturday on a high-stakes quest to behold light from the first stars and galaxies and scour the universe for hints of life. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope soared from French Guiana on South America’s northeastern coast, riding a European Ariane rocket into the Christmas morning…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Opportunity Zones Commitment in Melbourne

Melbourne, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his commitment to working with the Trump administration to further promote opportunity zones in the Melbourne area. The Governor was joined by Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) President and CEO Jamal Sowell and Space Florida President and CEO Frank Dibello. “I enjoyed participating in the…

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