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NASA puts shuttle launch pad in Florida up for lease

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Nearly two years after space shuttle Atlantis blasted off for the last time, NASA on Thursday put out a "For Lease" notice for one of its shuttle launch pads in Florida.Full story

New Start: Space Station Crew Lifts Off from Revived Russian Launch Pad

One astronaut, two cosmonauts and 32 live fish left Earth for the International Space Station(ISS) Tuesday morning (Oct. 23), lifting off from a Russian launch pad that has not been used for manned missions for almost three decades. Full story

How to watch SpaceX's rocket launch

A private rocket is set to launch toward the International Space Station next week, and viewers in Florida will have an awesome view. Full story

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  Gopher moves in under Russian launch pad

Viral video has captured a gopher living under a rocket launch pad in Kazakhstan. TODAY.com's Alex Witt reports.

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Atlantis and Endeavour at Launch Complexes 39A and 39B in 2008.

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome
The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome May 26, 2013. Soyuz with U.S. astronaut Karen Nyber, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin is due to travel to the International Space Station on May 29. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported across steppe to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome
The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported across steppe to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is transported across a steppe to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome May 26, 2013. The Soyuz is due to travel with U.S. astronaut Karen Nyber, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin to the International Space Station on May 29. REUTE

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is set on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome
The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is set on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome

The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is set on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome May 26, 2013. Soyuz with U.S. astronaut Karen Nyber, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin is due to travel to the International Space Station on May 29. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (KAZAKHS