Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel

Richard Tribou

Orlando Sentinel

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  • Orlando Sentinel
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  • Sun Sentinel
  • The Morning Call
  • chicagotribune.com
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Hartford Courant
  • WPTV

Recent articles by Richard:

NASA set for Orion’s return slingshot around moon to head back to Earth

NASA is set to bring the Orion spacecraft back around the moon today for its slingshot maneuver to send it back to Earth and complete the Artemis I mission. → Read More

New class, new ship Norwegian Prima brings new-look NCL to Port Canaveral

Since ships are often referred to with feminine pronouns, it’s fitting Norwegian Cruise Line gave its newest vessel in its newest class the feminine version of the Italian name for “first.” → Read More

Woman gives birth on board Royal Caribbean ship sailing from Florida

A passenger sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas out of Miami gave birth to a child while the ship was on its way to Jamaica, according to the cruise line. → Read More

Carnival cruise passenger rescued in Gulf of Mexico says he was ‘lucky to be alive’: report

A Carnival Cruise Line passenger who went overboard and was missing for 20 hours before getting rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Thanksgiving in the Gulf of Mexico told Good Morning America he “couldn’t really say” how many drinks he had that night and he was “lucky to be alive.” → Read More

SpaceX launch aims to send landmark private lander, NASA ice surveyor to the moon

SpaceX looks to send a couple of moonbound customers into space during an overnight launch early Wednesday morning from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. → Read More

Orion nears farthest distance from Earth on Artemis I mission

NASA officials said the Orion spacecraft is approaching its farthest distance from Earth on Monday two days after breaking a record set by Apollo 13. → Read More

Florida woman dies after hatchet attack from man she let stay in home, deputies say

A Florida woman who was the victim of a hatchet attack from a man who was staying at her home has died, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Watch live: SpaceX set to give Space Coast 52nd launch of the year

A SpaceX Falcon 9 is set to launch from Kennedy Space Center on what would be the 52nd launch of the year from the Space Coast. → Read More

Rain to make way for warm, sunny Thanksgiving in Central Florida

Overnight rains in Central Florida continue for most of the day Wednesday to line up warmer and mostly sunny Thanksgiving. → Read More

King of rockets, NASA’s SLS could soon be usurped by SpaceX’s Starship

NASA’s Space Launch System roared off the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center and into the record books, for now. → Read More

Weather scrubs 1st of 2 Falcon 9 launch attempts today

Now that Artemis I has cleared the pad, SpaceX is back to spitting out Falcon 9 rockets left and right from the Space Coast. → Read More

Orange County leads way with 40 failed restaurant inspections

While no emergency orders to close were issued, inspectors were out in force the week of Nov. 13-19 citing 101 restaurants across six counties of Central Florida for not passing health inspections, according to data from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. → Read More

Increasing shower chances on tap across Central Florida into Tuesday night

Rain chances are greater on the coast to start the day but incoming showers are likely to sop most of Central Florida into the evening and overnight. → Read More

Watch live: Orion spacecraft makes closest moon approach on Artemis I mission

The Artemis I mission is set to bring Orion on its closest approach to the moon before blasting out on its way to a retrograde orbit that will take it farther from the Earth than any previous human-rated spacecraft. → Read More

Warmer and dry Monday ahead of Tuesday rain across Central Florida

It’s going to be a cloudy day across most of Central Florida but fairly dry with warmer temperatures expected during the week into Thanksgiving. → Read More

Cool temps across Central Florida continue into weekend

Jacket weather continues across the Orlando area Friday morning with morning temps dipping into the 40s for parts of Lake and Volusia counties. → Read More

Artemis I shook off hurricane fears to display rocket’s heartiness

The fears that damage from 100 mph winds from Hurricane Nicole would derail NASA’s Artemis I launch proved unfounded as the $4.1 billion Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft blasted off from Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning. → Read More

Disney Cruise Line to buy unfinished ship that will become largest in fleet

One cruise line’s loss is Mickey Mouse’s gain as Disney Cruise Line announced it would acquire the unfinished Global Dream cruise ship under construction in Germany. → Read More

Central Florida sees dip in temps ahead of weekend

Florida is teasing being very un-Florida like even though it’s mid-November with cooler temperatures for the next few days. → Read More

NASA launches massive Artemis I rocket to the moon

NASA put on a light show and shook the Earth sending the Artemis I mission on a record-breaking launch from Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning. → Read More