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HAWTHORNE, Calif. | SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

HAWTHORNE, Calif.— SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. The identity of the traveler will be revealed at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, during an event Monday evening. SpaceX gave no details of the flight but said it … Continue reading HAWTHORNE, Calif. | SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla  — SpaceX said it has signed the first private moon traveler, with some changes to its original game plan. The big reveal on who it is — and when the flight to the moon will be — will be announced Monday at the company’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California. It’s not the same … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A robot with true artificial intelligence is about to invade space. The large, round, plastic robot head is part of SpaceX’s latest supply delivery to the International Space Station. Friday’s pre-dawn liftoff also includes two sets of genetically identical female mice, 20 mousestronauts that will pick up where NASA’s identical … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

SpaceX launches used supply ship on used rocket for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — SpaceX has launched a used supply ship on a used rocket to the International Space Station. The Falcon rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Monday, hoisting a Dragon capsule full of food, experiments and other station goods for NASA. The Dragon and its 6,000-pound shipment should … Continue reading SpaceX launches used supply ship on used rocket for NASA

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

LOS ANGELES/February 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, reusing a first stage that … Continue reading SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into the cosmos, with the government easing restrictions on these 21st century pioneers. The U.S. will get left behind, the National Space Council was warned Wednesday, if it doesn’t make … Continue reading Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

Trump wants NASA out of space station by 2025, businesses in

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla/February 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead. Under President Donald Trump’s 2019 proposed budget released Monday, U.S. government funding for the space station would end by 2025. The government would set aside $150 million to encourage … Continue reading Trump wants NASA out of space station by 2025, businesses in