Month: July 2024

Space Coast News

Launch Targeted For Friday Morning

SpaceX has announced plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 23 more Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Friday. The launch window opens at 12:14am tomorrow from Space Launch Complex 40, and it closes at 4:44am, although those time… and in fact the date itself… may yet change again. After separation, […]

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Space Coast News

Boeing And NASA To Update Starliner Situation Today

NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams remain aboard the International Space Station… long after their original expected return to earth… as the return of Boeing’s Starliner capsule continues to face more delays. Initially scheduled to return in mid-June, the mission has been extended due to technical issues with the spacecraft. NASA and Boeing are […]

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Florida News

Preparing For Population Boom

Florida’s population has surpassed 23 million for the first time, driven by a surge of new residents from states like New York and California. According to the state’s Demographic Estimating Conference, the influx is set to continue, with nearly 900 people moving to the state each day. This rapid growth is expected to boost Florida’s […]

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Space Coast News

NASA / Starliner Media Conference Set For Thursday Morning

After a series of technical issues caused several delays in its launch, and then more technical issues surfaced after it did launch and more now are surfacing as it remains attached to the International Space Station long after its original departure date, NASA and Boeing will provide an update on the Boeing Starliner Crew Flight […]

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Florida News

Tax Holiday Starts Monday

Florida’s Back to School Sales Tax Holiday kicks off next Monday, July 29 and runs through August 11. During this period, shoppers can enjoy tax-free savings on clothing, footwear, and certain accessories priced at $100 or less, school supplies priced at $50 or less, learning aids, and personal computers costing $1,500 or less. But keep […]

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Regional News

135 Mile An Hour Chase On Interstate Ends With Arrest

A man faces multiple charges after leading Florida Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase through Volusia County. The pursuit began Monday afternoon when troopers attempted to pull over a black Kia K5 for aggressive driving on I-4. During the stop, 35-year-old Patrick Gordon and his female passenger switched seats, and he fled, reaching speeds of […]

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National News Space Coast News

More Starliner Issues Now Involve Batteries

More issues now for the crew of a spacecraft that was delayed by problems at launch and is still tethered to the International Space Station because of continuing problems in space. NASA and Boeing’s Starliner mission at the International Space Station has now surpassed its planned 45-day battery window. The spacecraft, which docked at the […]

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Regional News Space Coast News

Safe Exchange Zones Established

In response to recent incidents, including a fatal shooting in Sanford, Central Florida law enforcement agencies are teaming up to offer designated safe zones for online transaction exchanges. These zones, available at various sheriff’s offices and police departments across the region, provide secure locations for conducting internet sales and child custody exchanges. Each participating agency, […]

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Space Coast News

Extended Learning Involves Brevard School

In Central Florida, two schools are adopting an extended academic year. One of them is an elementary school in Ocala and the other is right here in Brevard County… Challenger 7 Elementary in Cocoa. Both are starting their school years earlier and implementing a year-round schedule. This new calendar includes early Friday dismissals, a two-week […]

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Florida News

FAA Looking Into Southwest Incident

The feds today are investigating a Southwest Airlines flight that flew as low as 150 feet over Tampa Bay on Sunday, July 14th. The jet, originally scheduled to land in Tampa, diverted to Fort Lauderdale after the low altitude approach. That incident follows a similar event last month in Oklahoma City. Southwest Airlines released a […]

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