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Alabama Senate passes new version of bill addressing I-65 welcome center rocket that no longer includes changes to Memorial Preservation Act

The Alabama Senate passed a bill on Wednesday to replace or restore the Saturn 1B rocket at the Alabama Welcome Center on Interstate 65 after a previous bill also pertaining to the rocket failed to make it out of committee. 

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Legislation adjusting 2017 Memorial Preservation Act to save I-65 Welcome Center Saturn 1B rocket stalls in Senate committee

The Alabama Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee delayed a bill on Wednesday that would’ve helped replace the Saturn 1B rocket at the Alabama rest stop off of Interstate 65 while making changes to the laws governing the removal of monuments. 

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State Rep. Crawford: North Alabama I-65 welcome center rocket to cost millions to repair or replace; Lawmakers look for options

Alabama lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do about the rocket at the Alabama Rest Stop off of I-65 in Ardmore and how they can pay for renovating or replacing it. One lawmaker even suggested using COVID-19 relief money.

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NASA's super heavy-lift rocket scheduled to launch Monday

NASA is setting the state for the Monday morning launch of the Artemis I super heavy-lift rocket from Kennedy Space Center

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Huntsville’s Artemis I arrives in Florida for second pre-launch test

Huntsville’s Artemis I rocket arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida again Monday morning for its second wet dress rehearsal.

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Huntsville’s most powerful rocket ever heading back to launchpad following several fixes

NASA’s new Artemis I rocket is being prepared for an early June return to its Kennedy Space Center, Florida launchpad for a second attempt to successfully conduct a full vehicle checkout that includes complete propellant fueling and a full-up final countdown rehearsal that will include everything short of firing the 8.8-million-pound thrust rocket engines for liftoff.