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John McCarthy

Florida Today

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  • Tallahassee Democrat
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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Recent articles by John:

NASA shifts astronauts from early Starliner flights to SpaceX mission instead

The move highlights how far behind SpaceX Boeing has fallen in its efforts to launch Americans to space. → Read More

NASA releases graphic novel about the first (fictional) woman to walk on the moon

"First Woman," is the story of Callie Rodriguez, the (fictional) first woman to explore the moon. → Read More

Judge finds former Brevard court clerk Needelman incompetent for corruption retrial

Needelman was convicted in 2017, though the conviction was later vacated because of juror misconduct. He has been awaiting a new trial since then → Read More

Inspiration4 crew members say historic space mission changed them

Inspiration4, the first all-private space mission raised more than $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. → Read More

Inspiration4: SpaceX tourism mission set to splashdown this evening

SpaceX is aiming for a splashdown off the coast near the Brevard/Volusia County line, though that could change. → Read More

SpaceX landing live coverage: How to watch Inspiration4 splashdown on YouTube, Twitter and your phone

Go, Dragon! Highly anticipated SpaceX landing off the coast of Florida with Inspiration4 crew will livestream on Twitter, YouTube & floridatoday.com → Read More

SpaceX launch: Inspiration4 space tourists send back first photos of outer space

The Inspiration4 crew took questions from St. Jude patients Thursday afternoon as orbited the Earth is a SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule. → Read More

SpaceX says the Inspiration4 crew had a busy night after launching

The four private astronauts conducted medical research and orbited the Earth more than five time before calling it a night. → Read More

Godspeed! All-civilian Inspiration4 space mission launches from Kennedy Space Center

Four private citizens are now circling the Earth on a historic mission after a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket boosted them to orbit. → Read More

SpaceX launch live coverage: How to watch Inspiration4 launch on Netflix, YouTube, Twitter and your phone

Highly anticipated SpaceX launch with Inspiration4 crew aka space tourists will stream on Netflix, YouTube & floridatoday.com. Here's how to watch it → Read More

SpaceX all-civilian flight is set for 8:02 p.m. launch tonight

If all goes as planned, for private citizens will lift off from the Kennedy Space Center tonight for the for the first civilian orbital space mission. → Read More

Inspiration4: Five things to know about SpaceX's all-civilian space flight

SpaceX hopes to launch Wednesday night the first all -civilian orbital flight. Here is what you need to know. → Read More

321 Launch: Space news you may have missed over the past week

321 Launch: Space news you may have missed over the past week → Read More

Sirois proposes tax breaks for commercial space companies

The "Zero G, Zero Fee Act" would eliminate most state taxes for companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin. → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Dominic DiPeppe, Satellite High School

2021 Top Scholars: Satellite High School's Dominic DiPeppe shared his career goal: "My career goal is to become a lawyer and hopefully a judge." → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Sarah Joyner, Space Coast Jr./Sr. High School

2021 Top Scholars: Space Coast Jr./Sr. High's Sarah Joyner is headed next to "Stetson University to major in political science." → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Paige Murrill, Titusville High School

2021 Top Scholars: Paige Murrill of Titusville High says, "I would like to work as a cancer researcher with a government agency such as the CDC" → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Kalie Walker, Viera High School

Kalie Walker, a Viera High School senior, will attend University of Florida or University of Central Florida to earn a degree in aerospace engineering → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Bianca Ingram, Palm Bay Magnet High School

2021 Top Scholars: Palm Bay High's Bianca Ingram says she's headed next to "Duke University, public policy and global health major" → Read More

Class of 2021, Brevard County Top Scholars: Anthony Hockman, Rockledge High School

2021 Top Scholars: Rockledge High's Anthony Hockman says his career goal is "to work for an aerospace company and eventually start my own." → Read More