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Third recovered Falcon 9 First Stage sails into Port Canaveral

May 10, 2016

Fresh from its unique three engine landing success, the Falcon 9 first stage (F9-0024-S1) has arrived back to the Florida coast from where it successfully launched the JCSAT-14…

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Flown Falcon 9 launchers start to pile up at SpaceX’s Florida facility.

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SpaceX Maiden Falcon Heavy Launch May Carry Satellite In November – Universe Today

May 10, 2016

The long-awaited Falcon Heavy from SpaceX may make its inaugural launch in November, 2016. But what will its payload be?

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Falcon Heavy scheduled for inaugural launch in November.

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Caltech’s 2500 Orbiting Solar Panels Could Provide Earth With Limitless Energy

May 10, 2016

The Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI), a collaboration between Caltech and Northrup Grumman, has developed a system of lightweight solar power tiles which can convert solar energy to radio waves and can be placed in orbit to beam power to an…

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Here’s a solar power satellite concept that just might prove economically feasible, drastically reducing reliance on fossil fuels.

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Ivy League economist ethnically profiled, interrogated for doing math on American Airlines flight

May 7, 2016

Move over, Clock Boy. Another swarthy-looking nerd is alarming the authorities.

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Paranoia grounds plane due to a differential equation

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How will astronauts use augmented reality glasses?

May 7, 2016

NASA partners with Microsoft to test drive HoloLens in space, technology that could be critical to manned missions to Mars.

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NASA uses Microsoft HoloLens both in space and on Earth.

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SpaceX looks to future with new pad, USAF contract, and boost for Falcon

May 5, 2016

Following a banner week for what was once the new kid on the block, SpaceX has secured a coveted US Air Force launch contract in the same week…

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SpaceX scores a hat trick with three major announcements in a single week.

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Trump Praises NASA, But Dodges Funding Questions in Aerospace America Q&A

May 5, 2016

Learn what Donald Trump thinks about NASA’s space program, as well as Bernie Sanders’ viewpoint, based on responses they made to questions posed by AIAA’s Aerospace America magazine.

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Donald Trump indicates he considers fixing potholes more important than space exploration.

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