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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket on Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket on Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
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SpaceX Tries Historic Launch Again Early Tuesday

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket on Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

That's what Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, will do early Tuesday morning, try again to launch their Falcon 9 space capsule to the International Space Station.
Being KING FM's Special Space Correspondant, I was watching NASA TV early Saturday morning, May 19, when the launch was aborted due to a faulty check valve.
Liftoff for the second launch attempt is set for 1:44 MDT on Tuesday morning, May 22. If successful, this would be the first time a private company has been used to deliver supplies to the space station.

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SpaceX Rocket Falcon 9 (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
SpaceX Rocket Falcon 9 (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
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SpaceX Rocket Launch to Space Station Aborted Early Saturday Morning [UPDATE]

Will you be watching the historic launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket?

For the first time in history a private company, Space Exploration Technologies or SpaceX, will fly a NASA mission to the International Space Station.

The unmanned Dragon spacecraft will deliver much-needed supplies to the orbiting outpost.

The launch was scheduled for 2:55 a.m. (MDT) but take off was aborted just after ignition, they are expected to try again in three days during the next launch window. Coverage is being provided by NASA's website.

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Cheyenne Animal Shelter Pet Adopt-a-thon and Be Kind to Animals Week

Join the Cheyenne Animal Shelter for their Pet Adopt-a-thon and Be Kind to Animals Week.

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Cheyenne Animal Shelter to Host Microchip Clinic on May 5th

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter will host a Microchip Clinic on Sat., May 5th, at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter located at 800 Southwest Drive from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Chili’s Introduces Touchscreens to Order and Keep Kids Entertained — Is This the End of Waiters As We Know Them? [VIDEO]

Several Minnesota Chili’s restaurants are trying out a new technology called Ziosk that not only allows you to order and pay using a table-side touchscreen, but also has games to keep your kids occupied before your meal arrives.

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April Is National Donate Life Month – Are You A Donor?

I am already signed up to be an organ donor, I have been for many years.  I figure when I am dead and gone, I won't be needing any of my organs any more...so why not donate them to somebody who desperately needs them?

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Betty White Joins Twitter, Our Life is Complete

Yes, Betty White is on Twitter. Everyone’s favorite 90-year-old has finally graced us with her presence on social media by joining Twitter with her own verified account. Given her popularity, it didn’t take White long to accumulate over 90,000 followers in just a matter of hours. So what did White send out as her first tweet?

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Getting My Model T Ford On the Information Superhighway (Wood/Express/Getty)
Getting My Model T Ford On the Information Superhighway (Wood/Express/Getty)
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Stop The Presses! Grateful Mike Tweets For First Time

Grateful Mike's merging onto the 'Information Superhighway,' look out.

Do you tweet? Last weekend I sent out my very first tweets and it felt kind of like cranking up the old Model T Ford and sputtering onto a giant 6-lane highway.

Luckily my daughter was home to help with some of my questions. I will admit, it was addicting, Emily warned me it was hard to quit once you start.

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Get Ready — Your Smartphone May Soon Work Even Slower — Dollars and Sense

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says wireless resources are not infinite.

In fact, the smartphones to which we’re all so addicted are gobbling so much bandwidth that as early as next year, we could be paying more for our service — not to mention seeing slower data speeds and an increase in dropped calls.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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There Will Soon Be More Cell Phones Than People in the World

Cisco’s annual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast makes some interesting (some may say frightening) predictions, including the fact that the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population sometime this year.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Facebook

Unless you have a lot of spare time on your hands and enjoy reading privacy policies and terms of use, there are probably many things about Facebook that you aren’t aware of. Here are ten things you probably didn’t know about the agreement between you (the user) and Facebook.

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You’ll Never Guess What People Would Actually Do to Be Able to Work From Home

Being able to work from home is a popular employee perk. And according to a new poll conducted by online communications provider TeamViewer, some people want to telecommute so much that they’d be willing to sacrifice some rather unorthodox things just to do it.

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