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DSCOVR Mission On Track To 2015 Launch
2013-09-11 12:32:31

The development of NOAA's upcoming Deep Space Climate Observatory known as DSCOVR, a satellite designed to monitor and warn of harmful solar activity that could impact Earth, last week cleared a major review and is on track to launch by early 2015.

2013-08-16 10:06:17

NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partner Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) recently reviewed the systems critical to sustaining crews in orbit and returning them safely to Earth aboard the company's Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX Completes Second Successful Resupply Mission As Dragon Splashes Down In Pacific
2013-03-26 13:04:43

Dragon completed another successful resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday after undocking, returning to Earth and making a planned splashed down in the Pacific.

2013-03-21 10:03:48

Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Merlin 1D engine has achieved flight qualification, a major milestone for the next generation Merlin engine.

SpaceX's Grasshopper Still Making Big Leaps
2013-03-11 20:25:56

SpaceX, one of the best-known commercial space companies in the industry, is continuing to make strides with its new vertical space vehicle, Grasshopper.

Dragon Capsule Has Issue With Thrusters, Space Station Rendezvous Delayed
2013-03-01 15:38:06

SpaceX experienced its first hiccup in one of its official missions with the Dragon spacecraft, causing a delay in when the resupply vehicle will be reaching 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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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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