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On March 16, 1926, Dr. Robert H. Goddard successfully launched the first liquid fueled rocket. The launch took place at Auburn, Massachusetts, and is regarded by flight historians to be as significant as the Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk.


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Top leaders from industry, academia, NASA and other agencies meet in Houston to focus on implementing the Vision for Space Exploration.
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The crew of the International Space Station joined Chef Emeril Lagasse after tasting several of his gourmet creations, delivered to space by the shuttle Discovery.
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NASA marks the 30th anniversary of Viking's arrival at Mars with a conference at the Langley Research Center in Virginia.
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The workshop runs June 27 - 30, 2006, in Pasadena, California.
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