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Cape Canaveral: Cape on the Atlantic coast of Florida in the United States
Cape Canaveral is a prominent cape in Brevard County, Florida, in the United States, near the center of the state's Atlantic coast. Officially Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973, it lies east of Merritt Island, separated from it by the Banana River.

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Upgraded NASA rover on mission to Mars [Video]

Upgraded NASA rover on mission to Mars

NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on..

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NASA launches Perseverance, its most sophisticated Mars rover to date [Video]

NASA launches Perseverance, its most sophisticated Mars rover to date

NASA's Perseverance blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, atop an Atlas V rocket Thursday morning. Story:

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New Mars rover launches, seeks signs of past life [Video]

New Mars rover launches, seeks signs of past life

NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on..

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Launch set for NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance

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Saturday SpaceX launch weather forecast: More showers, thunderstorms likely at Cape Canaveral

The weather may not be much better Saturday for the rescheduled launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on board, forecasters say.  
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2 U.S. astronauts board SpaceX rocket for historic launch

2 u.s. astronauts board spacex rocket for historic launch
CAPE CANAVERAL — With thunderstorms and the possibility of tornadoes threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that..
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Weather better for historic SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts

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Stormy weather puts damper on SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

stormy weather puts damper on spacex's 1st astronaut launch
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SpaceX ready for defining moment with first humans on rocket

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Space Plane: Mysterious US military aircraft launches

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Solar Orbiter set to reveal Sun's secrets

solar orbiter set to reveal sun's secrets
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SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

spacex launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
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Air Force's space plane back after 2-year voyage

air force's space plane back after 2-year voyage
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Pence says Trump "might make an effort" to stop more "send her back" chants

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