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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Dodger announces second accelerator class, and SpaceX puts first vertical rocket landed on display in Hawthorne Kobe Bryant launches $100 million venture capital fund, L.A.

SpaceX Seeks $750M In Debt Funding

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX , the commercial space exploration firm run by Elon Musk, is looking to raised $750M in a leveraged loan offering, according to a report on Tuesday. The loan effort is being led by BofA Merrill Lynch. The debt funding effort is apparently the company's first time it has attempted to tap into the institutional debt market. READ MORE>>. spacex commercial space exploration elon musk loan debt funding aerospace

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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.

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.

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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Elon Musk: Boring Company Tunnel Will Open December 10th

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The first, high tech test tunnel built by LA's The Boring Company , bored between the SpaceX parking lot and a home in Hawthorne, California, is almost complete, and will open to the public on December 10th, according to Boring Company and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

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 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 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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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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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

SpaceX Sets Launch For Thursday In Florida

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is set to put its next Falcon 9 into space on Thursday, with a launch of the Es'hail-2 rocket from its operations in Florida, according to the company. The communications satellite--owned by the country of Qatar--will launch from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch is currently scheduled for launch at 3:46 p.m. EST on Thursday, and will use the previously flown first stage Falcon 9 booster that was used in July for the Telstar 19 VANTAGE.

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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 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 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

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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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 Gets For Another Reuse Milestone

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set to reach another milestone in its development of space exploration technology, which is to push the reuse of its rockets even further. According to a SpaceX official, the company is about to relaunch one of its boosters for the third time. Although SpaceX has re-used many of its rockets in prior launches--re-using the first stage of Falcon 9 rockets 30 times--it has only done so twice with each booster.

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Elon Musk: First Boring Company Tunnel Nearly Complete

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The first test tunnel starts in the parking lot of Spacex, and surfaces in the garage of a home nearby in Hawthorne. The first tunnel being built by Los Angeles-based Boring Company , a prototype tunnel meant to prove out its technology and feasibility of transporting people and traffic beneath city streets, is nearly complete, according to Boring Company and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. Musk said that the Boring Company will unveil the tunnel on December 10th to the public.

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.

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>>.

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.

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 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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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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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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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 Successfully Launches Thaicom 8 Into Space

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has successfully launched another spacecraft into space, with a mission to launch a satellite payload for Thaicom into orbit on Friday. The company's Falcon 9 launched at 5:39pm ET from Cape Canaveral. SpaceX was expecting to attempt another landing of Falcon 9's first stage on its landing barge.

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