The Latest: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burns up over Saturn
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The Latest: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burns up over Saturn

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Cassini spacecraft at Saturn (all times local): 7:55 a.m. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is no more: It disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday, following a remarkable journey of 20 years. Confirmation of Cassini’s expected demise came about 7:55 a.m. EDT.  That’s when radio signals from … Continue reading

Soyuz carrying 3-man crew blasts off for orbiting station
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Soyuz carrying 3-man crew blasts off for orbiting station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a Russian launch facility in Kazakhstan, on schedule at 10:37 a.m. (0437 GMT), with “everything going flawlessly,” according to … Continue reading