Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party kickoff

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party has kicked off at Walt Disney World Resort. There are a number of holiday-themed enhancements at various attractions, in addition to a special fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom.

Unique launch this week at Cape Canaveral

NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer ( ICON) satellite is scheduled to launch Wednesday, Oct. 9, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. ICON will be air-launched from a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket, carried by the company’s L-1011 aircraft, Stargazer.

Disney World guests stuck on new aerial gondolas for hours

Walt Disney World park-goers were stuck for hours aboard the Florida resort's newly launched aerial cable car system Saturday night, prompting firefighters to lift people from the gondolas to bring them back to the ground. There were no reported injuries.

Disney's Skyliner gondola system debuts

Walt Disney World on Friday introduced its newest way to get around the Florida resort: an aerial cable car system that whisks visitors from hotels to theme parks three stories above the ground while going 11 mph (18 kph).