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Alaska Gets Competitive: Delta Upgrades Flights From New York

Simple Flying 05 May 2021
After United Airlines announced a new link from its hub in Newark to Anchorage, Delta has upgraded its New York to Anchorage flight ... Simple Flying Delta Air Lines upgrades flights from New York to Alaska ... United Airlines will fly a Boeing 757-200 from Newark, with most other flights from Chicago, Denver, and Houston on Boeing 737 MAX jets.
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The Virginia Tech grad who created NASA's Mission Control

Kingsport Times-News 05 May 2021
The 15 minute, 28 second flight was controlled from a building at Cape Canaveral, Florida, as Mission Control in Houston didn’t even exist then. The flight director, and the man who put together the Mercury Control Center at the Cape, was Virginia Tech graduate Christopher C ... The flight of Russia’s Sputnik changed everything.
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60 years since 1st American in space: Tourists lining up

Journal Review 05 May 2021
Details are coming Wednesday, the 60th anniversary of Shepard’s Mercury flight ... It's all rooted in Shepard’s 15-minute flight on May 5, 1961 ... SpaceX will be next up in January with the three businessmen; the flight from Florida's Kennedy Space Center was arranged by Axiom Space, a Houston company run by former NASA employees.
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60 years after first American in space, tourists are lining up

New York Post 05 May 2021
That will be followed by a flight by three businessmen to the International Space Station in January ... It’s all rooted in Shepard’s 15-minute flight on May 5, 1961 ... SpaceX will be next up in January with the three businessmen; the flight from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center was arranged by Axiom Space, a Houston company run by former NASA employees.
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60 Years After 1st American Reached Space, Tourists Line Up for Trip

NBCBayArea 05 May 2021
Details are coming Wednesday, the 60th anniversary of Shepard’s Mercury flight ... It's all rooted in Shepard’s 15-minute flight on May 5, 1961 ... SpaceX will be next up in January with the three businessmen; the flight from Florida's Kennedy Space Center was arranged by Axiom Space, a Houston company run by former NASA employees.
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SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare nighttime splashdown

Metro UK 04 May 2021
The Dragon capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City, Florida, ending the second astronaut flight for Elon Musk’s company ... Once on board the SpaceX recovery ship, the astronauts planned to hop on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families.
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SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth; rare night splashdown

Fox31 Denver 03 May 2021
Once finished with their medical checks on the ship, the astronauts planned to hop on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It’s not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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SpaceX safely returns 4 astronauts

The News Banner 03 May 2021
Once finished with their medical checks on the ship, the astronauts planned to hop on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It’s not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth in NASA’s first nighttime splashdown since 1968

The Oregonian 03 May 2021
Once finished with their medical checks on the ship, the astronauts planned to hop on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It’s not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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Lake area astronaut Hopkins returns to Earth in rare night splashdown

Lake Sun Leader 03 May 2021
... to hop on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It's not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth; rare night splashdown

West Hawaii Today 03 May 2021
... on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It’s not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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SpaceX Returns 4 Astronauts to Earth in Rare Night Splashdown

Time 03 May 2021
... on a helicopter for the short flight to shore, then catch a plane straight to Houston for a reunion with their families. “It’s not very often you get to wake up on the space station and go to sleep in Houston,” chief flight director Holly Ridings told reporters.
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For lunar cargo delivery, NASA accepts risk in return for low prices

Ars Technica 03 May 2021
Standing on a runway in southeast Houston, Tim Crain had to raise his voice to be heard over the roar of a supersonic jet taking off in the distance ... come together at the Houston Spaceport.
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To infinity and beyond for space travel as SpaceX turns toward flying private citizens to space

Independent online (SA) 03 May 2021
One day, Elon Musk has said, he would like human spaceflight to be as routine as commercial airline travel, with regular flights through the atmosphere ferrying astronauts around the solar system ... The flight is being organised by Axiom Space, a Houston-based company that is working to build a commercial space station.
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