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Google Just Invested A Ton Of Money In SpaceX

AP | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business

To infinity and beyond!

Why the USA, Not China, Will Rule the 21st Century

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Altogether, Entrepreneurs like Jack Ma certainly have the ability to be today's Chinese versions of Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie, but economic and societal headwinds in China will prevent them from doing so.

Memories of Challenger Ignited by Antares Explosion

Olympia LePoint | Posted 12.28.2014 | Science
Olympia LePoint

As I watched yesterday's Orbital Sciences rocket explosion, unpleasant memories entered my mind.

Here Comes (Finally!) the Damn Tesla Museum

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

All over America, you can find museums honoring Thomas Edison. But nowhere in his adopted country is there a structure dedicated to the inventor arguably more important than Edison in the creation of our modern era -- Nikola Tesla.

The Troubled Fate of the International Space Station

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Dr. Sten Odenwald

It seems that, without ISS, American manned space travel beyond 2020 will have to go "all-in" on the politically controversial destinations of the Moon, an asteroid or Mars to keep itself relevant.

Border Wars

James Moore | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
James Moore

While drug runners and police officers fire at each other on camera, community leaders shoot themselves in the foot by allowing access to these scenes. Self-inflicted wounds tend to be the worst kind.

What Does 60 Minutes Have Against Public Investment in Clean Energy?

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

Is there a bias against public investment in clean energy? Just ask Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk.

Should We Donate Our Money to Private Companies?

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Gabriel Mizrahi

Philanthropy has long been associated with non-profits, but the indelible mark private companies have made on the world should make us wonder where our donations really have the most impact.

US-Russian Relations and the International Space Station

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The current troubles with Crimea, and the souring of the relations between the United States and Russia, has led to a series of actions by NATO countries sure to drive Russia's political reactions to ever more troubling extremes. Could the International Space Station become another casualty?

Out of This World: Talking Leadership With Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana

Tom Fox | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where he manages a team of about 8,600 civil service and contractor employees.

NASA Makes Huge Announcement

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.03.2012 | Science

If all goes according to plan over the next five years, NASA will no longer have to rely on Russia to get Americans to the International Space Station...

NASA Picks Three Private Firms To Develop Space Taxis

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.03.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA picked three aerospace companies Friday to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station. ...

Everything You Need To Know About The Space Capsule That Just Made History

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology

Elon Musk's spacecraft manufacturing company SpaceX made history today at 9:56 a.m. ET, when its Dragon capsule was captured by the International Spac...

Spacecraft Making Historic Approach

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The Dragon capsule was successfully captured at 9:56 a.m. EDT by NASA astronaut Don Pettit, using the International Space Station's (ISS) robo...

WATCH: SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off Toward International Space Station

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Second time's a charm. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early Tuesday morning, carrying the Dragon caps...

PayPal's Elon Musk Explains Grand Plans For The Future Of Space Travel

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology

PayPal co-founder Elon Musk sat down with Scott Pelley in a 60 Minutes interview aired March 18 to discuss one of his most ambitious ventures to date:...

NASA Announces Plans For Historic First

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A private California company will attempt the first-ever commercial cargo run to the International Space Station in February. ...

WATCH: 'Ultra-Secretive' Company Shows Test Of New Project

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.18.2011 | Technology

Blue Origin, the rocket company underwritten by founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has released two new videos showing a successful test of a rock...

WATCH: Company To Attempt To Build Reusable Rocket

Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

SpaceX, a private rocket and spacecraft maker, wants to put an "x" through space junk. Its own space junk, at least. The company, also known as ...

Private Spacecraft Schedules Trip To International Space Station

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

HAWTHORNE, Calif. -- SpaceX's next mission is to the International Space Station. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based private rocket maker said Monday its Dr...

Company Unveils Plans For World's Biggest Rocket

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.05.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- A high-tech entrepreneur unveiled plans Tuesday to launch the world's most powerful rocket since man went to the moon. Space Exploratio...

HISTORIC: SpaceX Launching First Privately Owned Spacecraft For NASA

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA took a giant leap away from the spaceflight business Wednesday as a private company launched a spacecraft into orbit...

First Privately Owned Spacecraft To Launch This Week

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The future of the space travel will undergo a crucial test Tuesday when the first privately owned spaceship attempts a launch into orbit. ...

Elon Musk's 'Super Green' Company Fined $45,600 For Hazardous Materials

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Rocket developer Space Explorations Technologies has been fined $45,600 for hazardous waste violations, the U.S. Environment...

SpaceX Signs Deal To Launch Commercial Satellites

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — SpaceX has inked a $492 million deal with Iridium Communications Inc. to launch a fleet of next-generation commercial satellites a...