Lyft Driver Killed In Hawthorne

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According to the Hawthorne Police Department, 21-year old Thor Anderson, a driver for Lyft, was killed after his black Ford Fusion was broadsided by a 21 year old male driving a red Infiniti coup. lyft hawthorne drunk driver death crime ridesharing

Surf Air Expands To Hawthorne, Palm Springs

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Los Angeles-based Surf Air , the membership-based, all-you-can fly airline headed by Wade Eyerly, has extended out its footprint today, saying that it has added another aircraft and expanded service to Hawthorne and Palm Springs.

Silicon Beach Report May 12: Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Begins Horizontal Digging in Hawthorne with Tunneling Machine.

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Tesla Unveils Upgraded Model S In Los Angeles

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The car was rolled out at the Hawthorne Airport, just a few blocks away from rocket company SpaceX, which is also led by Musk. tesla motors hawthorne spacex models automobile electric radar autopilot

SpaceX Shows Off Landed Rocket Collection

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX released a series of photos over the weekend, showing off its trio of successfully, landed Falcon 9 rocket stages. READ MORE>>. falcon exploration space spacex rocket launch aerospace

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SpaceX Shows Off Animation Of Plan For Falcon Heavy Launch

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has released an animated video of what it hopes to demonstrate with its Falcon Heavy launch, scheduled now for tomorrow, Tuesday.

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SpaceX Delays Hispasat Launch In Florida

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX delayed its anticipated launch of the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite over the weekend, saying that it needed to conduct additional testing on the Falcon 9's fairing's pressurization system before launch. SpaceX had hoped to launch the Hispasat 30W-6 mission on Sunday mornig from Florida. SpaceX has not yet rescheduled the launch time for the new mission. READ MORE>>. spacex hispasat satellite launch aerospace falcon9

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Launch in January Could Prove Big Lift to SpaceX’s Schedule

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1 explosion prompted the Hawthorne aerospace company to halt its launch schedule as it investigated the cause of the incident Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, is aiming to launch another rocket early next month, which would be its first attempt since a Sep.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Test Flight Into Space

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In the biggest rocket to leave the planet since 1973, Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has successfully sent its Falcon Heavy on its way to space, lifting off the new rocket off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:45PM ET.

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FCC Approves SpaceX Plan For Thousands Of Internet Access Satellites

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The FCC has just approved a plan by Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX to launch a constellation of 4,425 satellites, to provide widespread Internet access across the earth. According to the FCC on Thursday, it has granted SpaceX permission to construct, deploy, and operate a proposed non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) satellite system comprising 4,425 satellites for the provision of fixed-satellite service (FSS) around the world. READ MORE>>.

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SpaceX Ready For Wednesday NASA Launch

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set to launch yet another payload into space for NASA, saying all systems and weather are go for the 6:51 p.m. EDT launch of the NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission.

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SpaceX Wins $290M Launch Contract From US Air Force

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The US Department of Defense announced late Wednesday evening that it has awarded Hawthorne-based SpaceX , a $290.594M contract, to launch GPS satellites for the United States Air Force (USAF) into space, as part of its GPS III satellite constellation.

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SpaceX Raises $100M More In Funding Round

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has raised another $100M in funding, a regulatory filing by the company on Monday revealed. The funding comes on top of an earlier, $350M funding from earlier this year in the company. No other details on the funding have been announced. READ MORE>>. spacex venture capital aerospace space exploration investment elon musk

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SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA TESS To Space, Recovers Falcon 9

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched another payload into space on Wednesday, sending the NASA TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) into orbit around the earth. SpaceX also landed the first stage of the Falcon 9 on its landing barge, "Of Course I Still Love You". The NASA mission will look for exoplanets orbiting nearby stars, by detecting the fluctuation in light of nearby stars, as those planets transit across the face of those stars. The launch was from Cape Canaveral.

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SpaceX Raises $350M More, Is Now Worth Around $21 Billion

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has just raised $350M more in new funding, according to regulatory filings, which reportedly values the company at around $21 billion. Details of the funding have not been announced by SpaceX. SpaceX has previously raised funding from Fidelity, Google, Founders Fund, and DFJ. READ MORE>>. spacex venture capital rocket launch aerospace valuation elon musk

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SpaceX Targets NASA Mission for This Afternoon From Canaveral

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is continuing its hectic pace of rocket launches, saying that it it targeting a launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida this afternoon, at 6:32 p.m. EDT, of a payload for NASA. SpaceX is launching NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a satellite which is designed to look for "exoplanets" -- potential planets orbiting bright host stars relatively close to Earth.

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Watch SpaceX Falcon Launch From Vandenberg At 6:17AM

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set for another attempted launch of the PAZ satellite mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base this morning, with an expected launch at 6:17 a.m.

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Watch SpaceX's First Falcon Heavy Launch Attempt

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has shifted the launch time for its first attempt to launch its new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, to 2:50 PM ET, as a result of upper level wind shear.

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SpaceX Tries Again On GovSat-1 Launch

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX is set for another try on it latest satellite launch, the launch of a geosynchronous satellite for GovSat. According to SpaceX, GovSat-1 is set to launch at 4:25pm EST on Wednesday, January 31st, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40).

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SpaceX Test Fires Falcon Heavy

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX test fired the Falcon Heavy in Florida on Wednesday, in another step forward towards an actual flight of its new design. SpaceX posted a video of the static fire test, which lasted 22 seconds. The yet-to-launch Falcon Heavy uses 27 Merlin engines, and if successful will be the largest rocket since the Jupiter V was used in the U.S. moon missions in the 1960's. First static fire test of Falcon Heavy completeone step closer to first test flight!

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SpaceX 4K Video Dazzles Viewers

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Are you a fan of Hawthorne-based SpaceX , the space rocket developer founded by Elon Musk? SpaceX has just released some impressive, 4K video of its launches on YouTube, offering up an impressive compilation of the company''s various launches in the very high resolution video format.

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Broadcom Sues SpaceX Over Engineering Hires

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Irvine-based Broadcom has sued Hawthorne-based SpaceX , saying that SpaceX has been raiding the company for key engineers, and stealing its proprietary technology.

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SpaceX Set To Hire Up To 700, Work On Mars Rocket In Port of Los Angeles

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX hope to hire another 700 employees in Los Angeles, at a new site at the Port of Los Angeles, to work on its Mars rocket, according to officials in Los Angeles on Monday. According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City of Los Angeles is looking to lease 19 acres to SpaceX at the port for a manufacturing site, for its "BFR" rocket--which Elon Musk would like to use to transport humans to Mars.

SpaceX Successfully Delivers Hispasat To Orbit

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully delivered its largest, geosynchronous satellite payload, the Hispasat 30W-6, to orbit last night, in a late evening launch from Cape Canaveral. SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with the Hispasat 30W-6 at 12:33 a.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40). The Hispasat satellite will provide television, broadband, communications, and other services for corporate customers, covering Europe, North Africa, and the Americas.

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SpaceX Launches Koreasat-5A Into Space

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully put the Koreasat-5A into space on Monday, successfully launching another satellite into space, and again successfully landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic. SpaceX launched the Koreasat-5A from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:34 p.m. EDT, landing the first stage of the Falcon 9 on its droneship at approximately 3:44 pm.

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Report: Zuma Launch Failure Not Due To SpaceX

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is not to blame for the reported failure of the super-secret "Zuma" government payload, according to a report today from the WSJ. According to the report--citing "people familiar with the details"--the second stage of the SpaceX rocket failed to separate from the Zuma payload, but that failure was a result of issues with a design by defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. SpaceX sent the super secret payload into space in January from Florida.

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SpaceX Chalks Up Another Launch, Landing: One More This Weekend

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX chalked up yet another successful launch and landing of its Falcon 9 rockets on Friday, sending the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into space from Florida. The company, led by billionaire Elon Musk, is expected to launch a second set of satellites into space on Sunday, June 25th, at 1:25 p.m. PDT, for Iridium from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Image: launch of the BulgariaSat-1 satellite on Friday. READ MORE>>.

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SpaceX Aiming To Return Rockets Right Back To Launch Pad

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Hawthorne-based rocket developer SpaceX is hoping to put its returned rockets back precisely on their launch pads, according to a report Thursday. The report, citing a paper published by Elon Musk , quotes Musk saying that the firm is getting "closer to the bull's eye". Returning those rockets to the launchpad directly enable rapid turnaround in getting those rockets back into space. Image: SpaceX satellite launch in May. READ MORE>>.

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SpaceX Targets Iridium Launch This Morning From Vandenberg

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set this morning to launch another set of Iridium communications satellites into space, this time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just north of Lompoc.

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SpaceX Test Fires Mars Engines

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has test fired the "Raptor" rocket engines it intends to use to take humans to Mars, according to a tweet from Elon Musk over the weekend. SpaceX has not detailed all of the specs on the new engine, which is intended to propel its spacecraft to Mars, as part of SpaceX's longer term goal of getting humans to the red planet. READ MORE>>. spacex mars enginer rocket space aerospace planetexploration

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SpaceX Delays PAZ Satellite Launch To Sunday

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has delayed its launch of the Spanish PAZ satellite--as well as the first two prototypes of its microsatellites for global Internet access--until Sunday, February 18th, SpaceX said late Thursday evening. According to SpaceX, it is now targeting a launch of February 18th from Vandenberg's SLC-4E launch pad, in order to allow for additional time for pre-launch systems checks. SpaceX said that the Falcon 9 and payload "remain healthy."

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SpaceX Plans Microsatellite Launch From Vandenberg

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX will attempt to put two, orbiting microsatellites into space--prototypes for an effort to provide widespread, high speed satellite Internet across the globe--from its launch this week from Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to documents filed by SpaceX with the FCC.

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SpaceX Aims For Falcon Heavy Launch On February 6th

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX , the commercial rocket and spacecraft developer led by technology mogul Elon Musk, is aiming at its first launch of its new Falcon Heavy rocket for February 6th. SpaceX conducted a static firing test on the new rocket design last week. The Falcon Heavy is currently on Launchpad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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