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SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

SpaceX’s first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism. It was the first time a spacecraft circled Earth with an all-amateur crew and no professional astronauts. “Punch it, SpaceX!” the flight’s billionaire leader, Jared Isaacman,

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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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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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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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NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight

The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company departed the International Space Station on Saturday night for the final and most important part of their test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. NASA’s Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken bid farewell to the three men left behind as their SpaceX Dragon capsule undocked

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