Day: April 11, 2021

Retired Astronaut Bob Crippen on the 40th Anniversary of STS-1, Beginning of the Shuttle Program

The Space Shuttle Columbia began a new era of human spaceflight when STS-1 lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 12, 1981, for the inaugural flight of the nation’s Space Shuttle Program. […]

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Brevard Zoo’s Bear ‘Brody’ Undergoes Historical MRI Scan at Health First’s Viera Hospital

Brevard Zoo’s bear ‘Brody’ was taken to Health First’s Viera Hospital Sunday morning for an MRI scan and is one of the first bears in history to undergo such a procedure—and certainly the youngest. […]

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STORIES OF SERVICE: Watch the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Make its Way to Wickham Park in Melbourne

The Friday Night Locker Room’s Orville Susong and Steve Wilson were live at Eastern Florida State College as the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall leaves the college and makes its way to Wickham Park in Melbourne. […]

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NASA’s Mars Helicopter Flight Delayed to No Earlier than Wednesday, April 14

Based on data from the Ingenuity Mars helicopter that arrived late Friday night, NASA has chosen to reschedule the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first experimental flight to no earlier than April 14. […]

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YouTube Pulls Video of Gov. Ron DeSantis Holding COVID-19 Roundtable Due to ‘Medical Misinformation’

YouTube has removed a video of a public health roundtable discussion with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that included comments advising against mask-wearing in schools in opposition to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 guidelines. […]

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WATCH: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office ‘Fishing for Fugitives’ Seeks Suspect Thierry Joel Lettiere II

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking WATCH: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office ‘Fishing for Fugitives’ Seeks Suspect Thierry Joel Lettiere II in the latest edition of “Fishing for Fugitives,” as Sheriff Wayne Ivey comes to you from Ballard Park in Melbourne. […]

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Retired Palm Bay Chief of Police Bob Rossman Passes Away, Was a Lifelong Public Servant

The Palm Bay Police Department announced the death of former Palm Bay Police Chief Bob Rossman in a social media post on Saturday.  Rossman served the City of Palm Bay as police chief from 1988 through 1994. […]

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Florida Tech Men’s Rowing Team Finish Second Overall at Stetson Aquatic Center

Florida Tech posted strong results on Saturday earning three top-2 results, including a victory by the top Varsity 4 boat, while facing Stetson and Embry-Riddle at the Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center in Deland, Florida. […]

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Eastern Florida State Basketball Team Falls Short Against Chipola College 70-61 in State Semi-Finals

The Eastern Florida State College men’s basketball team led one of the top teams in the country for 30 minutes Friday night in the FCSAA State Tournament Semifinals in Niceville, Florida. […]

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