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Tuesday Aug 26 | Reuters

SpaceX delays launch after test rocket explosion

Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch of its next Falcon 9 rocket by up to two weeks following Friday's explosion of a related prototype vehicle during a flight test, officials said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, McGregor, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014


SpaceX Fail? Great

Congratulations are due to Elon Musk and his Space Exploration Technologies for generating an amazingly cool explosion over Central Texas Saturday morning when an experimental Falcon 9 Reusable self-destructed after a launch anomaly.


Related Topix: Explosion, Science / Technology, Space

Inside Bay Area

SpaceX rocket explosion seen slowing NASA on contract award

Space Exploration Technologies's rocket test that ended with an explosion over Texas may slow a U.S. decision on a contract to take astronauts to the International Space Station, an aerospace analyst said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, McGregor, TX, Space

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Beast

Video: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Midflight

A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket suffered an anomaly shortly after launch on a test flight in Texas on Friday, triggering its automatic termination system, the company said in a statement.


Related Topix: McGregor, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

SpaceX gets 10-year tax exemption for Texas site

Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.


Related Topix: Cameron County, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Raising Money At A Valuation Approaching $10B

Space Exploration Technologies , the commercial space transportation startup founded by Elon Musk with ambitions to land people on Mars, is raising investment that values the company somewhere south of $10 billion, TechCrunch has learned.


Related Topix: Startups, TechCrunch, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, NASA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

When SpaceX Falters, Washington Looks The Other Way

There's a story making the rounds in Washington's space community that when the spy agency responsible for operating reconnaissance satellites raised doubts about the suitability of launch vehicles made by Space Exploration Technologies Corporation - SpaceX - for carrying its spacecraft into orbit, White House officials directed the agency to stop ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Business News

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Musk's SpaceX Sued by Workers Over Unpaid Wages, Firings

Billionaire Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. was sued by ex-workers claiming the company didn't warn them before a mass firing in violation of California state law.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SpaceX awards launch facility to Brownsville, Texas

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Brownsville, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Science / Technology, Space

Redlands Daily Facts

Former worker files suit claiming SpaceX denied meal breaks, overtime pay

A former factory worker has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that Hawthorne rocket manufacturer SpaceX required employees to work through lunch breaks and did not provide overtime pay.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, Orange County, CA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Former SpaceX employees sue over alleged labor law violations

Two former SpaceX employees are suing the Hawthorne company, alleging it violated California labor law in terminating them and others in what they called "mass layoffs."


Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

5 things to know about SpaceX's flight plans

SpaceX has made supply runs to the International Space Station under a NASA contract.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Hawthorne, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Whittier Daily News

SpaceX sued for laying off hundreds of workers without proper notice

Employees at SpaceX have filed a lawsuit claiming the Hawthorne rocket company laid off 200 to 400 factory workers last month without proper notice under state law.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

SpaceX to make Brownsville, Texas, first private orbital spaceport

As employers go, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will hardly be the top source of jobs outside government, education, and health care in Brownsville , Texas .


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Brownsville, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors

Business Journal

The Pipeline: Elon Musk's rocket launch location, LinkedIn's labor issue, and Google's executive camp

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Inc. known as SpaceX, has chosen Texas as the site of the first-ever commercial rocket launch facility.


Related Topix: Social Software, Tesla Motors, Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

SpaceX Headquarters Fetches $47M

Mark your calendar for RealShare ORANGE COUNTY on August 21 at Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, REIT, Personal Finance


45th Space Wing supports SpaceX launch of AsiaSat 8 satellite from Cape

The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite at 4 a.m. Aug. 5 from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.


Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings, Telecom

Mon Aug 04, 2014


SpaceX set to build rocket launch center near Brownsville, Texas

Privately owned SpaceX will submit an application to build a commercial launch facility near the Texas border city of Brownsville after winning approval for the plan from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the company said on Monday.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Brownsville, TX, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Science / Technology, NASA

The Daily Caller

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence 'Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes'

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sits with guests inside the Dragon V2 spacecraft after it was unveiled in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Hawthorne, CA, Science / Technology, NASA, Inventions, Twitter

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Elon Musk to battle evil Mr Burns

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who runs Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, takes on the miserly power plant owner Montgomery Burns in a future episode of The Simpsons.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Tesla Motors, Startups


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