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SpaceX Announces First Commercial Contract For Launch In 2013
2012-05-30 07:59:30

SpaceX on Tuesday announced its first commercial contract for its Falcon Heavy rocket, due for its inaugural launch sometime next year.

2012-05-27 23:02:22

Proach Models, based on BC's Sunshine Coast, has just signed a deal to become the first official producer and distributor of replica SpaceX spacecraft, including the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft.

A Day In The Life….
2012-05-26 06:33:21

The life of a journalist is both work and play, but sometimes it’s just downright exhausting.

SpaceX Makes History With Dragon Docking
2012-05-25 12:00:58

SpaceX made history today as its Dragon capsule became the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station.

Dragon Capsule Ready For Friday Rendezvous
2012-05-24 14:36:46

SpaceX's Dragon capsule finally caught up to the International Space Station on Thursday morning and performed a series of tests to clear it for docking on Friday.

2012-05-23 13:31:58

The SpaceX second demonstration mission for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program is under way, and NASA is updating its coverage of the Dragon spacecraft's flight to the International Space Station. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon lifted off at 3:44 a.m. EDT Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. During the flight, the Dragon capsule will conduct a series of checkout procedures to test and prove its systems, including the capability to...

2012-05-23 13:24:26

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., completed wind tunnel testing for Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorn, Calif., to provide Falcon 9 first stage re-entry data for the company's advanced reusable launch vehicle system.


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Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.