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Updates: Countdown to launch of NASA’S Artemis I moon mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – History was made Wednesday morning as NASA’s Artemis I moon mission blasted off from Kennedy Space Center. This was the program’s third launch attempt after the mission director scrubbed the first two launches due to fuel leaks. Artemis I is an uncrewed test mission for the …

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UF student accused of death threat against guest speaker is set to appear in court in December

The University of Florida student accused of threatening to kill TikTok star Josh Richards, who was invited to speak at the university on June 29, awaits formal charges as his arraignment was postponed to December 15 on Tuesday. UF microbiology sophomore Ryan Christopher Marin was suspected and later arrested by officers on allegations of making a death threat on Instagram against Richards. The sworn complaint states Richards was in “fear for his life,” prompting him to cancel the event. Marin now faces charges of aggravated assault and intimidation. He was released from jail Monday after his $5,000 bond was paid.

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Artemis I fueling operations surpass previous attempts, preparations ‘clean’

NASA is rolling full steam ahead with launch preparations into tonight’s Artemis I launch–and the team sounds confident that tonight is the night. Liquid hydrogen fueling moved into “topping”–the final stage of filling–just after 6:30 P.M. Liquid oxygen fueling began topping just an hour later. Previous launch attempts were foiled …

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