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Sixth graders conduct Lunar Landing Science Experiment

"We call it our Mars Lander. Our students are combining three different units together. We have engineering design, forces in motion and our astronomy unit."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Ben Franklin Middle School students are hoping to stick an excellent landing as they conduct a lunar science experiment. To keep the tradition alive, sixth grade Science teacher, Mr. Rodney Volk is celebrating the school’s 20th year conducting the Lunar Landing Science experiment with students. “We call it our Mars Lander. Our students are combining three…

NASA Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil to Travel to International Space Station

NASA prepares for the SpaceX launch at Cape Canaveral. Posted by Fox News on Saturday, May 30, 2020   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Despite more storms in the forecast, two NASA astronauts have climbed into their capsule for another attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship built by the SpaceX company. Forecasters put the odds…

UPDATE: SpaceX launch postponed due to bad weather

Hurley, 53, and Behnken, 49, are both two-time shuttle fliers.

UPDATE: Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday.   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space…