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Hey Artists, Stop Putting Shiny Crap Into Space

As if there isn’t already enough junk in space, an artist is planning to launch a reflective, inflatable sculpture to low Earth orbit in October. The art piece is meant to instil a sense of wonder and alter humanity’s impression of itself, but in reality it’s an empty gesture that’ll only serve to infuriate astronomers. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Deletes Facebook Pages for SpaceX and Tesla

Elon Musk has deleted the Facebook pages for his companies SpaceX and Tesla in the wake of backlash against the social media company this week. And it’s a really bad sign for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Read More >>

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This SpaceX Rocket Landing Looks Downright Divine

SpaceX just released some stunning launch photos of Falcon 9's return to flight on 14th January. Read More >>

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Barack Obama Sets His Sights on Mars

Barack Obama is travelling to Pittsburgh this week for the science and technology focused White House Frontiers Conference. Writing on CNN, the president re-declared his love for space, and announced that the US has partnered with private companies in order to get humans to Mars by the 2030s. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg is ‘Deeply Disappointed’ SpaceX Blew Up His £71 Million Satellite 

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral yesterday. On board was Facebook’s Internet.org satellite, which experts estimated cost $95 million (£71m). Read More >>

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Here’s the First Video Showing SpaceX’s Rocket Exploding

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral today. It was carrying Facebook’s $95 million satellite that was going to beam Internet to poor parts of the world as part of the company’s Internet.org project. Read More >>

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This Is How Much SpaceX Will Charge To Send Your Satellite to Orbit

Last night, SpaceX released some new information on what it will cost you to sent a satellite into orbit aboard their Falcon 9 or Falcon 9 Heavy rockets, anywhere from $62 to $90 million (£42.4-£61.6 million). Read More >>

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Just Made the First Ocean Barge Landing Ever

Minutes after a smooth launch of its Dragon spacecraft to the ISS this afternoon, SpaceX hit a long-standing goal: It landed the Falcon 9 rocket that had launched the spaceship back neatly on an ocean barge like it was nothing at all. Read More >>

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Watch SpaceX’s Fifth Attempt to Launch Its Falcon 9 Rocket Live, Which Will Make You Question the Very Nature of Reality

For the fifth time in just over a week, SpaceX is trying to launch its Falcon 9 Rocket. Am I stuck in a timeloop? Is any of this real? Am I here? Are you? Read More >>

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Is The Third Time The Charm For SpaceX’s SES-9 Launch Today?

SpaceX’s SES-9 mission is slated to launch later today at 11:46pm (GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The mission has been scrubbed twice already, so maybe the third time is the charm? Read More >>

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Watch Falcon 9 Rocket (Which Even SpaceX Thinks Will Crash) Launch Live

Join us to watch live as SpaceX attempts to launch and land its Falcon 9 Rocket. Even the company itself says, “a successful landing is not expected.” Oh dear. Read More >>

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Relive the Majesty of the Historic Falcon Landing With Gratuitous Guitar Shredding

Did you know you were waiting for an epic supercut of SpaceX’s historic Falcon 9 launch and landing, complete with a suspenseful soundtrack and a victorious cheering scene that looks like it was ripped straight out of The Martian? Probably not, but SpaceX has delivered! Read More >>

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It Looks Like We’ve Got Ourselves a Good Old-Fashioned Hyperloop Build-Off 

When Elon Musk published his plans for the ultra-high speed Hyperloop transport system almost exactly two years ago, he said he had no intention of building it. This spring, he changed his mind. Read More >>

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Elon Musk is Hosting a Vague Hyperloop Design Competition

Elon Musk and his company Space X are hosting a year-long design competition for Hyperloop pods that will culminate in a run-off on a Hyperloop test in July 2016. Deadline to sign up for the competition is September 15, 2015. Read More >>

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5 Bizarre Quotes That Prove Elon Musk is Probably a Genius

When everyone — including you — jokes that you have a secret volcano lair, it’s probably more than likely some other off-colour remarks might find their way out of your mouth. A new book about Elon Musk contains at least two dozen such statements. If even a third of these are true, he’s probably even smarter than we thought. Read More >>