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Next Launch GPS IIF-7 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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2 Aug 14 3:23:00 GMT
1 Aug 14 23:23:00 EDT

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Retro Space Images: Happy Birthday, Jack!

Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Happy Birthday, Jack! — Happy Birthday wishes to astronaut Jack Schmitt. Photo taken aboard CM “America” during return trip from the Moon aboard Apollo 17 in 1972.

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Fox News to Host Apollo 17 Anniversary Special

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It has been 40 years since man last walked on the moon. This Sunday, the Fox News Channel looks back at the race to get there and speaks with the astronauts who achieved this “giant leap for mankind.” Tune into Fox News for: “Fly Me to the Moon” Sunday at 9 [...]

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