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A Saturn V rocket awaits its launch from pad 39A on the Apollo 11 moon mission. (Photo by NASA)
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For Sale or Rent: Used Launchpad, Well-Loved

Posted January 5, 2013 by Nancy Atkinson, UniverseToday.com

NASA may be looking to unload Kennedy Space Center’s launchpad 39A, starting point of every Apollo mission and many space shuttle journeys.

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The wreckage of the Boeing 747-100 that operated TWA Flight 800 was reconstructed in a hangar. (Photo by NTSB)
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On This Day in Aviation History

TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054 End in Tragedy: July 17th in Aviation History

Posted July 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Tragic crashes of TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054, Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn, Apollo 11 launch, and more…






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Closeup of the Space Shuttle Challenger STS-6 patch.
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April 4th in Aviation History: Space Shuttle Challenger’s Maiden Spaceflight

Posted April 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Challenger makes her maiden spaceflight, a US Air Force C-5 crashes in Vietnam, the USS Akron airship crashes near New Jersey, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 13th

Posted December 13, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

First flight from England to India takes off, last humans walk on the moon, and more…






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