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Jeff Bezos IDs recovered Apollo 11 rocket

The Bezos Expeditions team pulled the remains of an F-1 rocket from the Atlantic earlier this year. They now say it's definitely the one that pushed the first humans toward the moon.

By July 19, 2013

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Bezos Expeditions recovers pieces of Apollo 11 rockets

Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos sent a crew into the Atlantic Ocean to haul up engines from the mission that landed the first humans on the moon. Here's what they brought back.

By March 20, 2013

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Vinod Khosla slams '60 Minutes' for clean tech report

Venture capitalist calls report, which featured him and one of his portfolio companies, an "agenda-driven bastardization of news reporting."

By January 14, 2014

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Billion-dollar babies: Far-out pet projects of the tech elite

From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.

By October 26, 2013

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Amazon's Bezos to raise Apollo rockets from watery grave

Jeff Bezos says he's found the rockets that lifted Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew toward the moon and that he'll recover them from the seafloor.

By March 28, 2012

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Amazon founder to recover Apollo 11 engine from ocean depths

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is setting off to recover at least one of the F-1 engines that propelled Apollo 11 and its crew to the moon.

By March 29, 2012

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Shuttle Discovery, bound for museum duty, makes final flight

Bolted to the back of a 747, the shuttle Discovery takes its last spin in the air, ferried from the Kennedy Space Center to Dulles International Airport. Next stop: a museum display.

By April 17, 2012

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Ambitious Mars Science Lab rover set for Saturday launch

After a break for Thanksgiving, NASA plans to launch a $2.5 billion nuclear-powered rover to Mars for a long-awaited mission to look for evidence of carbon compounds and past or present habitability.

By November 24, 2011

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Students to launch rocket with Vaio laptops

Sony challenges high school students to design, build, and launch a rocket using its laptops. The big blast is scheduled for Thursday.

By July 21, 2010

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Endeavour ends final mission with smooth landing

The space shuttle returned to Earth today, wrapping up its 25th and final mission and setting the stage for launch of the Atlantis next month on the program's final voyage.

By June 1, 2011