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I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Written About How SpaceX Is About To Launch The Best Toilet Into Orbit

At about 8 pm EST today, the first all-civilian—as in no professional astronauts, no backing from a national space agency or military—crew will orbit the Earth in a commercial space capsule. This is a big deal, but all I can really focus on is the fact that the capsule will include a toilet with a […]

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How to Watch the First Ever All-Civilian Crew Launch Into Orbit

If you see a flaming fireball streaking through the night sky on Wednesday, it’s not the Space Brotherhood invading Earth to steal our precious zinc. It’s the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, transporting the first-ever all-civilian crew into earth orbit. Here’s how you can watch the historic…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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NASA Chooses SpaceX To Launch Final GOES Satellite

NASA has chosen Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch a geostationary weather satellite, awarding SpaceX a contract to launch its GOES-U weather observation satellite.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASA Chooses SpaceX To Launch Final GOES Satellite

NASA has chosen Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch a geostationary weather satellite, awarding SpaceX a contract to launch its GOES-U weather observation satellite.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tech Icon Steve Wozniak May Be Starting A New SpaceX Rival

Okay, I don’t really know that this new company, Privateer Space, will end up becoming a direct rival to SpaceX, but I do know that it will be doing things in space, and that if I reference SpaceX in the hed, people are more likely to click. Look, I’m just being honest, here. I also […]

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Tech Icon Steve Wozniak May Be Starting A New SpaceX Rival

Okay, I don’t really know that this new company, Privateer Space, will end up becoming a direct rival to SpaceX, but I do know that it will be doing things in space, and that if I reference SpaceX in the hed, people are more likely to click. Look, I’m just being honest, here. I also […]

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Meet The Newest Partial Robot That Made It To Space

SpaceX and NASA’s partnership is likely not slowing down any time soon. Falcon rockets keep launching into orbit, on missions to deliver payloads of seemingly random things to the International Space Station. The latest launch mission had an especially useful passenger aboard, a space robot named S1.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Meet The Newest Partial Robot That Made It To Space

SpaceX and NASA’s partnership is likely not slowing down any time soon. Falcon rockets keep launching into orbit, on missions to deliver payloads of seemingly random things to the International Space Station. The latest launch mission had an especially useful passenger aboard, a space robot named S1.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Gundam’s Creator Is Skeptical About Space Colonization

With Gundam, Yoshiyuki Tomino created one of the greatest space operas ever. The anime has inspired generations to look towards space. However, don’t count him as someone cheering on modern-day space exploration. This summer, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson and Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos launched themselves in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Elon Musk’s ‘Boring Company’ Wants To Dig A Tunnel In Texas To Help SpaceX Staff Get To Work

Elon Musk’s tunnel-digging venture The Boring Company’s next project could be a tunnel that helps SpaceX workers in Texas get to their launch site more easily, according to local outlet The Brownsville Herald. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASA’s Defense Of Picking SpaceX For Lunar Landing Reveals Details Of Plan And Throws Real Shade

You know we’re planning to go back to the moon, right? We left some electric cars there, after all, and we should probably check on them. You also may recall that NASA selected SpaceX’s proposal for a lunar lander based on their in-development Starship spacecraft, and you may recall that Jeff Bezos didn’t take that […]

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Apply to Live in a Mars Simulation Because Earth Is Screwed

Have you heard the news? Earth is fucked. And unless you’re a reckless billionaire, chances are good you will never go to space. Only a handful of humans have ventured outside Earth’s atmosphere and lived to tell about it, and none of those lucky and extremely well-prepared souls (around 574 of them) has ever come…Read […]

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Apply to Live in a Mars Simulation Because Earth Is Screwed

Have you heard the news? Earth is fucked. And unless you’re a reckless billionaire, chances are good you will never go to space. Only a handful of humans have ventured outside Earth’s atmosphere and lived to tell about it, and none of those lucky and extremely well-prepared souls (around 574 of them) has ever come…Read […]

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Mercedes Is Getting Ready To Say Goodbye To Internal Combustion Engines

Mercedes says that the “tipping point is getting closer” on EVs, Hyundai posted big profits, and Tesla and bitcoin. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 22, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes Is Getting Ready To Say Goodbye To Internal Combustion Engines

Mercedes says that the “tipping point is getting closer” on EVs, Hyundai posted big profits, and Tesla and bitcoin. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 22, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes Is Getting Ready To Say Goodbye To Internal Combustion Engines

Mercedes says that the “tipping point is getting closer” on EVs, Hyundai posted big profits, and Tesla and bitcoin. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 22, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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From Boutique Roadster To Best-Selling Sedan: Tesla As An Early Adopter

Polarizing as it is, Tesla is the dominant name in the EV conversation stateside. It was early to the full EV market, the Supercharger network has helped buyers realize long-distance electric car travel is at the very least coming (and in many cases, it’s here already), and the range and power of its cars is…Read […]

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From Boutique Roadster To Best-Selling Sedan: Tesla As An Early Adopter

Polarizing as it is, Tesla is the dominant name in the EV conversation stateside. It was early to the full EV market, the Supercharger network has helped buyers realize long-distance electric car travel is at the very least coming (and in many cases, it’s here already), and the range and power of its cars is…Read […]

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No, You Cannot Bolt A SpaceX Starlink Antenna To Your Car

One motorist in California was ticketed for attaching a satellite dish bolted to the hood of his Toyota Prius that was designed to look like one of SpaceX’s Starlink antennas. This is a good reminder that, no, you cannot do that.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Man With $170 Billion Says He Needs $30 Billion Investment To Keep Space Internet Company Alive

In a video conference on Tuesday billionaire carnival barker Elon Musk claimed that while the Starlink satellite internet venture was growing quickly, it was going to need a massive infusion of cash to avoid bankruptcy. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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