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Opinion: Elon Musk, SNL, and the Purpose of Life

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Why do they hate Elon Musk? The head of Tesla and SpaceX should be a progressive hero. Leftists lecture us about “climate

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Space tourism – 20 years in the making – is finally ready for launch

Space tourism has been slow to get off the ground. Nadia Bormotova/iStock via Getty Images Plus Wendy Whitman Cobb, US Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies For most people, getting to the stars is nothing more than a dream. On April 28, 2001, Dennis Tito achieved that lifelong goal – but he

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Opinion: The New World’s Richest Man Got There Thanks to Taxpayer Support

Give yourselves a round of applause, taxpayers.   For the first time since 2017, there is a new “richest man in the world,” and you played a significant role in helping him get there. The guy he passed? You played a significant role in his success as well.  Elon Musk became the world’s richest person weeks ago

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World’s space achievements a bright spot in stressful 2020

Astronauts blasted into orbit from the U.S. for the first time in nearly a decade, three countries sent spacecraft hurtling toward Mars, and robotic explorers grabbed rocks from the moon and gravel from an asteroid for return to Earth. Space provided moments of hope and glory in an otherwise difficult, stressful year. It promises to

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SpaceX launches Starship on highest test flight, crash-lands

SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive fireball at touchdown. It was the highest and most elaborate flight yet for the rocketship that Elon Musk says could carry people to Mars

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SpaceX launches 2nd crew, regular station crew flights begin

SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company. The Falcon rocket thundered into the night from Kennedy Space Center with three Americans and one Japanese, the second crew to be launched by SpaceX. The Dragon capsule on top — named

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