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SpaceX

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SpaceX's Elon Musk hopes to put humans on Mars in 10 years

The founder of the private space transport company gives a short timeline for the possibility of firing up a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet.

By June 17, 2014

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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By August 23, 2014

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SpaceX, Mario show off new rides

SpaceX unveils new spacecraft technology in the Dragon V2, Mario now drives a Mercedes, and TwoDots takes connecting dots to new levels.

By May 30, 2014

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SpaceX, Mario show off new rides

SpaceX unveils new spacecraft technology in the Dragon V2, Mario now drives a Mercedes, and TwoDots takes connecting dots to new levels.

By May 30, 2014

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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2, its first manned spacecraft

One of the new spacecraft's advantages is its ability to be reused after a soft landing and its propellants are reloaded, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says.

By May 29, 2014

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully blasts into outer space

After two canceled launches, the company's most powerful rocket finally hurtles through Earth's atmosphere and places its satellite into orbit.

By December 3, 2013

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

By April 18, 2014

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SpaceX's Grasshopper scores with 100-meter sideways leap

The test, in which the Falcon 9 test rig was able to take off, fly to an altitude of 250 meters, and then move laterally 100 meters, is a crucial step in the program's progress.

By August 14, 2013

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California may give tax breaks to SpaceX, other space travel firms

Lawmakers approve legislation to advance a bill that would give private space exploration companies a break on property taxes.

By January 29, 2014

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch called off again

Unexplained technical issues caused the rocket launch to be canceled for a second time in one week.

By November 29, 2013