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First NASA lander to study Mars' interior launches from California

May 05 2018

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. An Atlas 5 rocket soared into space early on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying NASA's first robotic lander designed for exploring the deep interior of another planet on its voyage to Mars. | Video

First NASA lander to study Mars' interior due for California launch

May 05 2018

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. A powerful Atlas 5 rocket was poised for liftoff early on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying to Mars the first robotic NASA lander designed entirely for exploring the deep interior of the red planet.

SpaceX launches climate satellite but botches ocean landing

Jan 18 2016

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday and put a climate-monitoring satellite into orbit, but botched an attempted return landing on a platform at sea, officials said. | Video

SpaceX rocket blasts off from California with science satellite: NASA

Jan 17 2016

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to put a climate-monitoring satellite into orbit, NASA said.

Seven killed, dozens hurt in California tour bus crash

Feb 04 2013

YUCAIPA, California Seven people were killed and dozens more injured when a tour bus returning to Mexico from a Southern California ski resort crashed on a mountain road and rolled over, ejecting several passengers, authorities said on Monday.

At least 8 killed in California tour bus crash: police

Feb 04 2013

YUCAIPA, California At least eight people were killed and dozens more injured when a tour bus returning to Mexico from a Southern California ski resort crashed on a mountain road and rolled over, ejecting several passengers, authorities said on Monday.

Space shuttle Endeavour lands piggyback in California

Sep 20 2012

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California The space shuttle Endeavour, carried piggyback atop a jumbo jet, landed at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Thursday at the tail end of a cross-country trip to Los Angeles to begin its final mission as a museum exhibit.

Space shuttle Endeavour lands piggyback in California

Sep 20 2012

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California The space shuttle Endeavour, carried piggyback atop a jumbo jet, landed at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Thursday at the tail end of a cross-country trip to Los Angeles to begin its final mission as a museum exhibit.

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