The United States has always had a fascination for outer space. The nuclear arms race had a hand in the speedy development of space exploration in America and this has resulted in some of the most important discoveries in history. It did not just affect the way we understand the universe, but it aided in the development of new technologies that we could not live without today.
So news of a rocket launch from one of the military bases is a pretty common thing; and most of the time it usually signifies another big event may be on the horizon for this country, and perhaps even the world.
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