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2012-03-14 09:45:36

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), a non-governmental space launching company operated by entrepreneur Elon Musk, has signed up two more customers for launches on its Falcon 9 rockets.

SpaceX Could Go Public In 2013
2012-02-11 05:20:01

The CEO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is hoping to launch an initial public offering for the California-based space transport company sometime in 2013.

NASA's ISS Head Remains Confident In Russian Space Program
2012-02-04 04:50:06

Despite multiple glitches, accidents, and equipment failures in recent months, a NASA representative told reporters on Thursday that the U.S. space agency still had confidence in the Russian space program and specifically the Soyuz rockets used to transport crew and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX Test Fires Advanced New SuperDraco Engine
2012-02-01 12:08:11

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has successfully test fired SuperDraco, a powerful new engine that will play a critical role in the company’s efforts to change the future of human spaceflight.

SpaceX Dragon Launch Postponed
2012-01-17 10:11:46

Private rocket-building firm SpaceX announced that it is delaying its first launch attempt to send its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), saying the spacecraft needs more work before it is ready for liftoff.

2011-12-17 05:10:38

Media accreditation for NASA's second Commercial Orbital Transportation Services demonstration flight is open. Liftoff of a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., is targeted for Feb. 7, 2012.

SpaceX May Delay Cargo Resupply Demonstration
2011-11-18 05:28:13

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) may have to delay the targeted cargo resupply demonstration mission of the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

SpaceX Wins Preliminary NASA Approval Of Launch Abort System
2011-10-28 05:24:19

SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk testified before lawmakers on Wednesday, seeking to secure funding to develop a replacement for the Space Shuttles that were decommissioned earlier this year.

SpaceX Spaceship Arrives In Florida For Launch
2011-10-26 04:23:38

Officials said on Monday that a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) prototype spaceship arrived in Florida on Sunday for launch on a practice run to the International Space Station.


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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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