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A novelty stationery company has taken note of the approaching 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and has launched memo books and paper spacecraft models to celebrate. Field Notes' "Three Missions" is themed to Mercury, Gemini and Apollo.
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The last two launch towers to stand at Cape Canaveral since the dawn of the Space Age are no more. The twin mobile gantries at Launch Complex 17 were imploded, toppling the oldest standing launch pad structures at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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NASA has a new mission for Snoopy, 50 years after the comic strip beagle first entered service for the U.S. space program. NASA and Peanuts Worldwide will now use Charles Schulz's characters to promote the agency's future deep space missions.
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A Russian uncrewed spacecraft has blazed a faster trail from Earth to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-09 cargo spacecraft completed the record-setting trek in just three hours and 40 minutes following its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
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After reviewing an early script, Neil Armstrong's elder son told the filmmakers behind Universal Pictures' "First Man" that when it came to portraying his father's astronaut career, "you mess with canonical history at your own peril."
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The barrier to dining like an astronaut living on the International Space Station has now been lowered. Lufthansa is now serving its passengers one of the same menu items it developed for German astronaut Alexander Gerst for consumption on the space station.
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An extensive effort is underway to save the last remaining flight-configured rocket of the type that launched the first Apollo astronauts 50 years ago. The Saturn IB on display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is now receiving a much-needed restoration.
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Forget the amusement park staple "exit through the gift shop," the newly-renovated store at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now has a historic exit off the planet: part of the swing arm Apollo 11 astronauts used to depart for the moon.
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NASA will need an additional year and more than $800 million to finally deploy its next great orbiting observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, the space agency said. The Webb will now wait until at least March 30, 2021 to leave Earth for deep space.
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A toy dog is about to become a trailblazer in outer space, helping to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a trails system on Earth. A plush replica of Lewis and Clark's dog is being launched to mark a half century since the creation of the National Trails System.
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