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SpaceX Planning Wednesday Afternoon Launch

Another SpaceX Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center is scheduled for 5:26pm today. A Falcon 9 rocket will carry 23 more Starlink internet satellites to low-Earth orbit from pad 39A. No sonic booms will be felt along the Space Coast. That’s because after liftoff, the first-stage booster will attempt another drone ship landing at sea. […]

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Starliner Launch Set For May 6

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, after a successful rollout at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, is now poised for its highly anticipated first crewed launch. Scheduled for May 6th, the mission marks a pivotal moment for Starliner’s journey. Two seasoned astronauts are set to board the spacecraft for a 10-day mission to the International Space Station. […]

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Halfacre Sought As Latest Wanted Fugitive

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has named 20-year-old Brayden Halfacre the latest Fugitive of the Week in this week’s edition of “Wheel of Fugitive.” Halfacre is wanted for two warrants… Failure to Appear in reference to Grand Theft and Failure to Appear in reference to Burglary of a Conveyance. He is known to frequent the […]

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52 Years Ago Today Apollo 16 Lifted Off From KSC

April 16, 1972 — 52 years ago today, Apollo 16 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center. On board were astronauts John Young, Charles Duke and Ken Mattingly. It was the fifth mission to the moon. Launch control counted down the blastoff…    

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SpaceX Planning Two Launches This Week

SpaceX is gearing up for a potential launch doubleheader this week from here on the Space Coast… that according to navigational warnings that indicate two launch windows within 24 hours, typical of SpaceX’s Starlink missions. The first window opens Wednesday from 5:24 to 9:55pm followed by another on Thursday from 6:40 to 11:11pm. The missions […]

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Palm Bay Fire

Firefighters from Palm Bay battled a fierce blaze on Monday, following reports of a major explosion at an agricultural property off Babcock Street. The 4,000-square-foot barn, packed with construction equipment and vehicles, was engulfed in flames when crews arrived. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. So far, investigators say they don’t know what caused it, but […]

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Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Case Of Palm Bay Shooter

The state attorney’s office is moving forward with seeking the death penalty for a 26-year-old Palm Bay man accused of fatally shooting his mother, sister, and grandfather in January. Ta’Shawn Taylor, already indicted on three counts of first-degree premeditated murder, now faces additional charges for the shootings of his nephew and another family member. The […]

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L3Harris Announces Planned Layoffs

L3Harris, Brevard County’s third-largest employer, has announced impending layoffs as part of what it calls efforts to streamline operations. The aerospace and defense company, known for its crucial role in national security, is not disclosing the exact number of job cuts. This decision… according to a press release from L3Harris… comes amid the company’s focus […]

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Mayor Says Margaritaville Still Coming To Melbourne, But Difficult Economic Times Causing Delay

Despite facing rising costs and construction delays, something not all that unfamiliar just about everywhere during these trying economic times, Mayor Paul Alfrey says Margaritaville’s development in Melbourne is still moving forward. The project, situated on a 4.6-acre riverfront site, has faced interruptions due to escalating interest rates, now pushing projected costs to $100 to […]

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Police Warning Of ‘Senior Assassin’ Prank In Satellite Beach

In Satellite Beach, the Police Department is addressing concerns over high school seniors playing “Senior Assassin,” which has led to numerous 911 calls from residents reporting individuals in hoodies or masks near homes. The use of realistic fake guns during the game has heightened fears and may result in disorderly conduct charges. Parents are urged […]

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