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Student Allyson Whitaker works on a 3D-printed mock-up of the teams CubeSat experiment.
Space

CubeSats Give Students Jump On Orbital Experiments


When it comes to experiments in space, scientists are thinking inside the box. CubeSats are self-contained laboratories about the size of a coffee thermos that hitch rides on rockets into low earth orbit. Despite their small size, CubeSats are providing valuable lessons to students and have the potential to open up space to more commercial ventures.
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Sen. Bill Nelson. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Space

Nelson Says SpaceX Landing Promises Change For Central Florida


U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says SpaceX’s thrilling landing of a spent rocket after it launched 11 satellites into orbit will transform central Florida. The central Florida Democrat says the historic achievement will drive down the cost of spaceflight and bring new entrepreneurs and more innovation to the industry.
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Jeb Bush wowed the crowd at Rick Scott’s Economic Summit in Orlando in June- but his poll numbers have slumped since then. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Intersection: Political Year In Review


A look back at the year in Florida politics: presidential primary campaigns, redistricting and the race to fill Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat- with analysis from Paula Dockery, Dick Batchelor, Lou Frey. Frank Torres and Ana Cruz.
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Space

SpaceX Sticks The Landing


SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket. About ten minutes after liftoff Monday night, the rocket was safely back at Cape Canaveral.
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