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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begins horizontal digging in Hawthorne with tunneling machine, military could have low-cost launch market in five years with increased investment, and Social Reality rebrands as SRAX Elon Musk’s Boring Co.

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

Silicon Beach Report June 5: ICO Watchdog Looks to Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Fraud

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East Coast accelerator brings program to Los Angeles; cryptocurrency company aims to reduce ICO fraud; Elon Musk’s tunnels approved in Hawthorne

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 22: Kobe Bryant Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund

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Boring Company Wants To Connect Your Garage Directly To Its Tunnels

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The Boring Company has received approval from the Hawthorne City Council, to build a prototype system which would take a car from a garage, directly to an underground HyperLoop transportation system. Apparently, The Boring Company recently purchased a private residence--already nearby its existing, one-mile underground tunnel near Hawthorne Boulevard and Prairie Avenue, near SpaceX, where it plans to connect directly through an elevator system to its tunnel.

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 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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Report: SEC Probes Tweets By Elon Musk

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Musk--who is also head of Hawthorne-based SpaceX -- said earlier this week that he had "Funding secure" to take Tesla private at $420 per share. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into a series of tweets made by technology mogul Elon Musk earlier this week, where he said he was looking into taking Tesla private. READ MORE>>. elon musk tesla motors merger acquisition spacex investigation

Watch: SpaceX Attempts Launch Of Iridium-6/GRACE-FO

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set to launch another set of satellites into space for Iridium, as well as a mission for NASA. The launch--scheduled for a little over 10 minutes, at 12:47 pm PDT--will use the same Falcon 9 as used by the Zuma mission.

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SpaceX Valuation Now $25 Billion, Says Report

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is now worth around $25 billion, based on the valuation of the company on a new, $507M fundraising round, according to Bloomberg. The valuation would make SpaceX the third most valuable startup in the United States, behind Uber and Airbnb, according to the report. READ MORE>>. spacex venture capital aerospace valuation unicorn elon musk

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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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SpaceX Targets Next Launch For Sunday, From Florida

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX said on Wednesday that it is targeting its next rocket launch for Sunday, July 22nd, from its launchpad in Florida. According to SpaceX, it will look to launch the Telstar 19 VANTAGE payload from Pad 40 at Kennedy Space Center for an "early morning" launch. Exact times were not announced by SpaceX. SpaceX just completed its static fire testing of the Falcon 9 for that mission on Wednesday. READ MORE>>. spacex telstar telstar19 vantage florida rocket aerospace launc

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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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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 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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Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Diver

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Technology mogul Elon Musk , the founder and CEO of Hawthorne-based SpaceX , has finally been sued by Thai cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth, over statements Musk made on Twitter claiming that Unsworth was a "pedo" and "child rapist". Musk--who made the statements after beign shut out of the rescue efforts in Thailand--is being sued for $75,000, the statuatory minimum for defamation.

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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 Delivers SES-12 Satellite Into Orbit

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully delivered another satellite payload into space early Monday evening, launching the SES-12 satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) at 12:45 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. According to SpaceX, the SES-12 satellite was deployed about 32 minutes after liftoff. The launch used a "previously flown" Falcon 9 first stage. SpaceX did not attempt to recover the first stage again on this launch. READ MORE>>.

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SpaceX Launch Targeted For Next Week

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is targeting its next rocket launch for sometime next week, from its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. SpaceX has targeted the launch of the Telstar 18 VANTAGE communications satellite for a launch window starting at 11:33pm EDT on the 23rd, according to multiple sources.

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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 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.

SpaceX Delivers Indonesian Satellite Into Orbit

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully delivered the Merah Putih, an Indonesian communications satellite, into orbit at 1:18 a.m. EDT on Tuesday. According to SpaceX, it delivered the Merah Putih satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, using the same Falcon 9 first stage that it used for the prior Bangbandhu Satellite-1 mission in May. SpaceX successfully landed that first stage in the Atlantic after the launch.

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Surf Air Extends To Las Vegas

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The new flights will go between both Burbank and Hawthorne Municipal Airport. The company''s last expansion was Hawthorne and Palm Springs.

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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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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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 Launches Fifteenth Payload To ISS

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched its fifteenth mission to the International Space Station this morning, sending the CRS-15 (Commercial Resupply Services) mission into space at 5:42 a.m. The latest SpaceX mission to the space station includes more than 5,900 pounds of supplies, including materials for more than 250 science and research projects. The launch was at Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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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 Plants Long Term Roots In LA

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It looks like Hawthorne-based SpaceX is confident it will keep its headquarters in Hawthorne for quite a long time--despite setting up a commercial launch facility in Texas this week--based on details on the recent sale of the company''s leased headquarters at 1 Rocket Road in Hawthorne--to a commercial real estate investment trust.

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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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