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Retired Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden Dies At 88

Retired astronaut Al Worden acknowledges applause as he is inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame at Cape Canaveral, Fla., in 1997. NASA/Jim Grossmann hide caption toggle caption NASA/Jim Grossmann Retired astronaut Al Worden acknowledges applause as he is inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame at Cape Canaveral, Fla., in 1997. NASA/Jim Grossmann One […]

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SpaceX Successfully Lands 50th Rocket In 5 Years

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying more than 4,300 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the International Space Station launches from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the final flight of SpaceX’s first-generation Dragon cargo capsule. SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption toggle […]

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Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician And An Inspiration For ‘Hidden Figures,’ Dies

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, pictured at the 2017 Academy Awards, was one of the women profiled in the book and film Hidden Figures. She died Monday at 101. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, pictured at the 2017 Academy Awards, was one of the women profiled in the book […]

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