Will private funds fuel the next space race?

Oct 22, 2019
Indian space entrepreneur Susmita Mohanty talks about the future of private space exploration ahead of 70th annual International Astronautical Conference.
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GPS glitch could confuse navigation devices on April 6

Mar 18, 2019
Older equipment may lose its grip on space and time when its clocks roll over.
A taxi driver uses a navigator while driving in Tokyo.
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SpaceX to launch Dragon Capsule for milestone test

Mar 1, 2019
Tomorrow at 2:48am EST, NASA and SpaceX plan to jointly launch the company’s Crew Dragon space capsule on a rocket from Kennedy Space Center. It’s the first commercially built and operated American rocket and spacecraft designed for people. Although Crew…
SpaceX chief Elon Musk speaks during a press conference after the launch of SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 2, 2019.
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The SEC is trying to drop a hammer on Elon Musk. How big can it be?

Sep 28, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission sued the Tesla CEO for what it says was misleading tweets that hurt investors. A former SEC lawyer tells us what could be next.
Tesla's stock has taken a hit.
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Neighbors are concerned SpaceX could transform South Texas

May 11, 2018
Some fear noise and explosions. Others see a boost to tourism and a spot on the world map.
The popular Boca Chica Beach sits at the end of Texas Highway 4, less than a half mile from SpaceX’s launch facility.
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The evolution of the race to the cosmos

Apr 6, 2018
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are two of the biggest names in tech. They're also headlining the modern day space race.
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center as it is prepared for tomorrow's lift-off on February 5, 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. 
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Billionaires will have to duke it out to dominate outer space

Apr 6, 2018
Private companies, not governments, are leading the quest to put people in space.
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission. 
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Launching a satellite? Watch out for space junk

The amount of debris in space is complicating private satellite launches.
A SpaceX rocket awaits launch in 2017 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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Weezer wants to be the first band on Mars

Oct 27, 2017
But in the meantime the rock band takes the Marketplace Quiz.
Rivers Cuomo (second from right) said the most surprising thing about being a musician is the amount of time spent in front of a computer.
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