Category: Brevard News

NASA, SpaceX Crew-5 Prepare for Upcoming Mission to the International Space Station Oct. 3

NASA and SpaceX continue to target 12:46 p.m. EDT, Monday, Oct. 3, for the launch of the agency’s Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce President Nancy Peltonen Appointed to FACP Board of Directors

The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce announced that Chamber President and CEO Nancy Peltonen has been appointed to the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals Board of Directors for a three-year term starting September 2022. […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA Astronaut John Young’s Lunar Salute During Apollo 16 Mission in 1972

Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, leaps from the Moon’s surface as he salutes the United States flag at the Descartes landing site during the first Apollo 16 spacewalk. […]

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Satellite Beach Founder’s Day Marketplace Set for Saturday, Nov. 12, Secure Your Booth Space Now

Booth space for crafts, artists and wares is now available for the Satellite Beach Founder’s Day Marketplace set for Saturday, November 12. Enjoy a parade, music, live DJ, and food during this event that honors all who have served. […]

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Brevard County Announces Additional Sandbag Distribution Sites to Open Sunday as Hurricane Threatens Florida

Due to significant rain in North Merritt Island over the past few weeks and in anticipation of potential impacts from Tropical Depression #9, free sandbags will be available to residents. Brevard County officials announced additional sandbag distribution locations opening at 8 a.m. on Sunday in north, central and south Brevard. […]

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ARTEMIS UPDATE: NASA Foregoing Launch Opportunity Sept. 27, Preparing for Rollback to VAB Due to Tropical Storm Ian

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23, to discuss the cryogenic demonstration test conducted Wednesday, Sept. 21, ahead of the next Artemis I launch attempt. Based on data from the test, teams are fine-tuning procedures for the next launch opportunity, targeted for no earlier than Sept. 27. The rocket remains in a safe and flight-ready configuration at the launch pad. […]

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NHC: Tropical Storm Ian Will Intensify Over the Next Few Days into Major Hurricane – Point of Impact Now Big Question

Florida residents are riveted on Tropical Storm Ian, which the National Hurricane Center is predicting will become a major Cat 3 hurricane and possibly hit somewhere along the Florida west coast. The big question at this point is where landfall will happen. The storm formed Friday, and Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency on Friday afternoon for 24 counties that are at risk of being hit. […]

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Eastern Florida State College to Highlight Bachelor’s Degrees Programs at Upcoming Expo October 27

Eastern Florida State College will highlight its Bachelor’s Degrees at a special event on Thursday, October 27. The EFSC Bachelor’s EXPO will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Melbourne Campus in the Student Union, Bldg. 16, second-floor Multi-Purpose Room. […]

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Kiwanis Club of Melbourne Donates $9,720 to Sled Hockey Program at Space Coast IcePlex in Rockledge

Children and adults of the Space Coast Sled Hockey Team, along with visitors and members of the Space Coast IcePlex in Rockledge, will benefit from the Kiwanis Club of Melbourne with its donation of $9,720.31 to install handicap accessibility hardware to the doors at the Iceplex. Active in Melbourne for 98 years, the club recently sponsored the grant from the Florida Kiwanis Foundation to fund this project. […]

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Brevard County Will Hold Free Sandbag Distribution at Mitchell Ellington Park On Merritt Island Saturday

Due to significant rain in North Merritt Island over the past few weeks and in anticipation of potential impacts from Tropical Depression #9, free sandbags will be available to residents from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Mitchell Ellington Park, located at 577 Hall Road, Merritt Island, FL, 32953. […]

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WATCH REPLAY: SpaceX Launches 52 Starlink Satellites into Orbit from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

SpaceX is targeting Saturday, September 24 for a Falcon 9 launch of 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The instantaneous launch window is at 7:32 p.m. ET, and a backup opportunity is available on Sunday, September 25 at 7:10 p.m. ET. […]

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NASA’s DART Spacecraft Tests Autonomous Navigation System Using Jupiter and Europa

As NASA’s DART spacecraft cruises toward its highly-anticipated Sept. 26 encounter with the binary asteroid Didymos, the spacecraft’s imager the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for Optical navigation, or DRACO — has snapped thousands of pictures of stars. […]

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2022 Sunshine State Games and International Beach Games Set for Saturday and Sunday in Brevard

The 2022 Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon, International Beach Games, returns for the first time since 2019. Included in the SSG International Beach Games are three sports never contested in the 43 years of the State of Florida’s Olympic Style Sports Festival. […]

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Eastern Florida State College Men’s Tennis Team to Compete at ITA Regionals in Georgia

The Eastern Florida State College men’s tennis team will compete in the ITA Regionals in Tifton, Georgia this weekend. A couple of freshmen begin the tournament with byes as Eric Tripathi is the No. 2 seed, Jett Leong is the No. 5 seed and also has a bye while Colin Tavares and Jack Dixon also have a bye. […]

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GORILLA ROOFING WEATHER REPORT: Forecast Calls for Sunny Skies, High Near 86 for Brevard On Saturday

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