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Next Launch GPS IIF-8 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
scheduled for:
29 Oct 14 17:21:00 GMT
29 Oct 14 13:21:00 EDT

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What Can Be Done About Space Fender Benders? Plenty.

Graphic Rendition of Space Junk Orbiting Earth. Image Credit: NASA

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