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SpaceX: American private aerospace company
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has developed several launch vehicles, the Starlink satellite constellation, the Dragon cargo spacecraft, and flown humans to the International Space Station on the Crew Dragon Demo-2.

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Russia blasts off U.S. astronaut: end of an era? [Video]

Russia blasts off U.S. astronaut: end of an era?

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, in what is the last scheduled Russian flight..

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SpaceX Wins Pentagon Award for Missile-Tracking Satellites [Video]

SpaceX Wins Pentagon Award for Missile-Tracking Satellites

According to the US Space Development Agency (SDA), Elon Musk's SpaceX secured its first government contract to build satellites.

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Your FedEx Packages May Soon Arrive By Autonomous Cargo Plane [Video]

Your FedEx Packages May Soon Arrive By Autonomous Cargo Plane

Gizmodo reports that FedEx is partnering with Reliable Robotics to incorporate the firm’s unmanned aircraft into its delivery fleet. Reliable Robotics is an aviation startup run by former Tesla and..

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SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather [Video]

SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather

The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations. According to SpaceX, the next launch could take..

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Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs [Video]

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs. TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the..

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Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday [Video]

Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday

Tesla and SpaceX boss took to Twitter to announce an upcoming demonstration of the Neuralink, a computer that interfaces with the human brain.

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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites

It was the first of two planned Starlink launchings in just three days.
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NASA astronaut set to launch on Russian rocket as US transitions to private spacecraft

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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins (L) with Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov (C) and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov (R). | Image: NASA A new crew of three astronauts are launching to the International Space Station..
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Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November

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The crew access arm leading to the Crew Dragon, atop the Falcon 9 | Image: SpaceX NASA has delayed the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission until early- to mid-November, the agency announced..
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SpaceX launches with satellites onboard

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning carrying satellites into orbit. (Oct. 6)  
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SpaceX receives contract to build missile tracking satellites for the Defense Department

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Yesterday, SpaceX received a contract worth more than $149 million from the Space Development Agency (SDA), tasking the company with building a new satellite for the US military capable of tracking and..
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins Pentagon award for missile tracking satellites

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX won a $149 million contract to build missile-tracking satellites for the Pentagon, the U.S. Space Development Agency (SDA) said on Monday, in the company’s first government..
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'Most successful startup since SpaceX' - Americans hail Rocket Lab

As it prepares for its first launch from US soil, Kiwi-American company Rocket Lab has been hailed by the Washington Post as "The most successful startup since SpaceX."That notice follows a major New..
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NASA tries again to launch $23M space toilet for astronauts

Cargo ship, with new toilet on board, heads to space station while SpaceX launches a navigation satellite.
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Watch SpaceX launch an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force

watch spacex launch an updated gps satellite for the us space force
Late Friday night, SpaceX is slated to launch a new upgraded GPS satellite for the US Space Force from Cape Canaveral, Florida — the latest spacecraft intended to help modernize the current GPS..
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After lengthy delays, ULA’s most powerful rocket poised to launch classified spy satellite

after lengthy delays, ula’s most powerful rocket poised to launch classified spy satellite
After many weeks of delays due to faulty equipment and bad weather, the United Launch Alliance is set to launch its most powerful rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, lofting a classified spy satellite..
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SpaceX launch of astronauts aboard Dragon Crew capsule now set for Halloween

NASA Astronaut Victor Glover's first trip to space will take place on Halloween aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.  
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Elon Musk says humans must leave Earth 'because Sun will engulf our planet'

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When Elon Musk launched a Tesla into space, it carried a sign saying “Don’t panic" on the dashboard – but the billionaire was in a more doom-laden form this week. The SpaceX and Tesla pioneer..
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SpaceX’s internet-from-space Starlink system helping first responders fight fires in Washington

spacex’s internet-from-space starlink system helping first responders fight fires in washington
Responders fighting wildfires in Washington are getting some extra help from SpaceX and the company’s internet-from-space Starlink initiative. SpaceX loaned the Washington Emergency Management..
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NASA targeting Halloween for next SpaceX crew launch

SpaceX crew capsule will carry four astronauts to the International Space Station for a six-month stay.
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Air Force signals interest in Starlink as SpaceX set for another launch

air force signals interest in starlink as spacex set for another launch
SpaceX returns to its launch pad at Kennedy Space Center on Monday for its twelfth launch of operational Starlink...
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Tom Cruise Gets Flight Date for International Space Station Filming Trip

Most Hollywood types say, "Let's do lunch" ... but for Tom Cruise, it's "Let's do LAUNCH" -- and now he knows when he'll make his virgin voyage to space to film a movie. Tom's hitching a ride on a..
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Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit

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Image: NASA A US production company is planning to produce a reality TV show competition, where the winner will receive a trip to the International Space Station as the ultimate prize, Deadline..
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The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year

the first commercial airlock is heading to the international space station later this year
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Elon Musk's "Neuralink" looks to implant chips into the human brain

The man behind SpaceX and Tesla now wants to get inside your brain. Elon Musk's startup company "Neuralink" is looking to implant chips in the human brain to help treat neural disorders. Some say the..
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The 'mighty mice' that went to space could help protect astronauts' muscles and bones

the 'mighty mice' that went to space could help protect astronauts' muscles and bones
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Elon Musk passes Mark Zuckerberg to become world's third-richest man

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SpaceX Launches 12th Starlink Mission, Says Users Getting 100Mbps Downloads

spacex launches 12th starlink mission, says users getting 100mbps downloads
On Thursday morning a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center, carrying SpaceX's 12th batch of Starlink Internet satellites. The mission went nominally, with the first stage making a...
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With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX touts 100 Mbps download speeds and ‘space lasers’

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites in fast-growing constellation

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SpaceX launches the first south-bound rocket from Florida in decades

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This evening, SpaceX launched another rocket from Florida, but this vehicle took a very different kind of path than most flights from the East Coast. Rather than head eastward after launch as most..
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SpaceX to attempt historic back-to-back Falcon 9 flights

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A former SpaceX intern is suing the company, claiming retaliation after reporting sexual harassment

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Watch ULA launch a classified spy satellite on its most powerful rocket

watch ula launch a classified spy satellite on its most powerful rocket
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Musk may reveal human trials for brain computer tech this week

musk may reveal human trials for brain computer tech this week
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SpaceX still pressing ahead with its Air Force lawsuit, despite winning coveted Air Force contract

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Criminal probe looking into misconduct allegations by former NASA official, WSJ reports

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Space entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites spotted over New Zealand

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Watch SpaceX launch its latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft

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NASA astronaut on SpaceX Crew Dragon return: ‘Sounded like an animal’

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