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.

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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.

Elon Musk Opens Prototype Transportation Tunnel Under LA

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elon musk boring company tunnel transportation hawthorneElon Musk and The Boring Company have finally opened up their first, demonstration tunnel underneath the streets of Los Angeles, showing off a system which transports Tesla vehicles on guided rails under the city. The prototype system takes a Tesla vehicle down an elevator, sends it jetting through the tunnel at high speed, and back onto another elevator.

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

NASA Awards SpaceX $50 Million Launch Contract

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NASA awarded Hawthorne-based SpaceX a $50.3 million contract to launch three space telescopes in 2021

SpaceX Plans 10 Percent Workforce Reduction

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Approximately 10 percent of Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s s estimated 6,000 employees will be laid off

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.

OSI Systems Wins Federal Contract of Up to $450 Million to Monitor Patients

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an electronic security company based in Hawthorne, has been awarded a federal contract worth up to $450 million to monitor health care patients for the U.S. OSI Systems Inc., military

SpaceX to Launch Ninth Space Station Resupply Mission

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of Hawthorne is scheduled to launch one of its rockets on a resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to the International Space Station on Monday, July 18 Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

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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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 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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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.

Fire Reported At SpaceX Facility In Florida

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SpaceX, which is based in the Los Angeles area, in Hawthorne, has said that it hopes to launch commercial missions on the Starship in 2021. A fire broke out this morning at a SpaceX facility in Florida, where SpaceX is working on its "Starship", reportedly causing around $650,000 in damage. Other details on the fire have not yet been provided by SpaceX.

More Than 50 E-Scooters Pulled From Portland River

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MCSO’s River Patrol and Dive Team are clearing the “sea wall” on the Willamette River near the Hawthorne Bridge. The e-scooter vandalism pandemic continues, as Portland authorities have reportedly hauled more than 50 e-scooters out of a Portland river last week.

Report: Elon Musk Apologizes For Joe Rogan Pot Episode

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Elon Musk has emailed employees of Hawthorne-based SpaceX , apologizing for the podcast with Joe Rogan where he smoked marijuana on camera, emphasizing that SpaceX personnel "may not use or posses any controlled substance while in the workplace", according to a report.

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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 Deliberately Destroys Falcon 9 In Successful Crew Launch Demonstration

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully completed an in-flight test of its Crew Dragon launch escape system on Sunday, deliberately aborting a Falcon 9 and Dragon launch -- destroying a Falcon 9 on purpose -- as part of its qualifications to send NASA astronauts into space on a Crew Dragon.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Another Payload To ISS

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched yet another payload to the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, launching a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and launchpad SLC-40. The SpaceX Dragon is delivering science investigations, supplies and equipment. The SpaceX CRS-19 mission is delivering 5,700 pounds of supplies and payloads to the ISS.

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SpaceX Plans First Commercial Flights Of Starship In 2021

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is hoping to launch the very first, commercial missions for its Starship spacecraft--designed to deliver passengers to Mars--in 2021, according to the company , and is currently in talks with three companies on those missions.

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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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SpaceX's Elon Musk: One Million People To Mars By 2050

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SpaceX is based in Hawthorne, California, in the Los Angeles area, and Musk spends most of his time in LA. Elon Musk , the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors , says the goal of all of the spacecraft development at SpaceX is to send one million people to Mars by 2050.

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SpaceX Picks Up $1 Billion More In New Funding

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has raised over $1 billion in new funding, according to regulatory filings from the firm filed on Friday. According to the regulatory filings, SpaceX raised the $1.022 billion split acros two rounds of funding, one worth $535.7M, and $486.2M in the other. Source of the new funding and intended use for the new funds have not been announced by the company. READ MORE>>. spacex venture capital aerospace space launch rocket

SpaceX Plans Another 30,000 Starlink Satellites

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has applied to deploy an additional 30,000 Starlink satellites , in addition to an existing 12,000 it has already gotten approval for from the Federal Communications Communications (FCC). The network of low-earth orbit satellites are intended to provide broadband for the entire globe. SpaceX has already deployed the first 60 of its satellites, in its first deployment of those satellites.

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SpaceX Moving Some Starship Prototyping To Texas

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is reportedly getting set to move some parts of the prototyping of its big, Mars-bound passenger rocket--the Starship (formerly known as the BFR)--to Texas, according to reports on Wednesday.

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SpaceX Test Fires New Raptor Engines

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has test fired its new Raptor engines, the new engines which are being developed for the next SpaceX launch vehicle. The Raptor engine is a liquid-fueled rocket engine which uses methane and liquid oxygen, and are expected to have about twice the power of the current Merlin 1D engines used in the SpaceX Falcon 9. pic.twitter.com/ChEGbjTGKZ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 4, 2019. READ MORE>>. spacex raptor engine spaceflight aerospace elon musk

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Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin

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After five days in Austin for SXSW, I headed to Los Angeles, actually Hawthorne, for Tesla’s Model Y unveiling. Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming.

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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Report: SpaceX May Conduct Crew Dragon Test Next Week

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX may be getting set to run a test of its Crew Dragon, putting it back on track to put astronauts into space, six months after a test failure destroyed its prior Crew Dragon. According to CNBC, the static fire test of the capsule's SuperDraco engines are expected on November 2nd. Those engines--aimed at use at landing the Crew Dragon in an emergency--were the ones that failed in April, destroying the company's first Crew Dragon.

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NASA Selects SpaceX, Other Local Space Companies For New Program

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NASA has selected Hawthorne-based SpaceX , Carlsbad-based Vulcan Wireless , and Canoga Park-based Aerojet Rocketdyne as part of a new program to boost technologies to land humans on the Moon by 2024, the space agency announced on Tuesday. According to NASA, it has selected a total of 13 companies to help "mature industry-developed" space technologies.

SpaceX Seeking $510M In New Funding

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is looking to raise another $510M in funding--the second time the firm has gone out for funding this year-- according to a regulatory filing from the firm. The funding will bring SpaceX's total raised to more than $2.75 billion, and reportedly values the rocket firm at over $30 billion. The new funding came to light after another, successful launch for the company--the first, commercial flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday. READ MORE>>.

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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 Plans Launch Of 60 More Starlink Satellites Today

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set to launch 60 additional Starlink satellites today, with a target launch of 6:56 a.m. PST, from its lauchpad at Cape Canaveral. According to SpaceX, the new set of Starlink satellites will fly on a previously flown Falcon 9, along with a previously flown fairing. The launch will nearly double the number of Starlink satellites that SpaceX has launching into space; the company already has launched 62 satellites, the first in thousands planned by SpaceX.

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