SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down Off Long Beach

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A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft successfully splashed down 300 miles southwest of Long Beach at 2:50pm on Tuesday, after the 20th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. spacex dragon long beach space spacecraft international stationThe spacecraft was loaded with more than 4,000 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo.

Relativity Space Secures New HQ In Long Beach

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Los Angeles-based Relativity Space , which is venture backed by Bond, Tribe Capital, Playground Global, Y Combinator, Social Capital, Phillip Spector formerly of Intelsat, and Mark Cuban, says it has secured new headquarters space in Long Beach, where it will set up its business operations and manufacturing. Burnett in Long Beach, and features 120,000 square feet of space. relativity space rocket long beach printed terran aerospace aviation spaceflight

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Rocket Lab Expands In Long Beach, Ramps Hiring

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Huntington Beach-based small satellite launch provider Rocket Lab said on Tuesday that it is expanding in Long Beach, with a new facility which will both be a corporate headquarters as well as a production complex. The company says it has more than 50 positions open at the new Long Beach location, including jobs in engineering, avionics production, Mission Management, Launch Services and more.

Long Beach To Gain New, 400MWh Energy Storage System

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The City of Long Beach will be the site of a new, 400 megawatt-hour battery-based energy storage system , as part of Southern California Edison's (SCE) support of California's clean energy efforts, according to power plant operator AES Alamitos. long beach energy storage system cleantech

SpaceX Cargo Craft Splashes Down Off Long Beach

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According to SpaceX, the successful retrieval of the Dragon from the Pacific off of Long Beach marks the first time a Dragon has completed three missions to the ISS The SpaceX Dragon departed the International Space Station on Tuesday and splashed down in the Pacific about 300 miles southwest of Long Beach.

Curative received FDA emergency use authorization for its novel COVID-19 tests

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Our work with the Cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach has helped thousands of people access testing at drive-through facilities and we are fully equipped to expand that access to help thousands more across the country.

CSULB VR Day - Long Beach, CA

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The California State University Long Beach Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is proud to sponsor the first campus-wide Virtual Reality (VR) Day on March 9, 2018. Friday, March 9, 2018 -- CSULB VR Day. VR Day is an interdisciplinary collaboration amongst the colleges of the Arts, Engineering, Health and Human Services, and Liberal Arts.

SpaceX Dragon Returns To Earth, Heads To Long Beach

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The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, which has been docked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the last month, successfully returned to earth on Saturday morning, and headed back to Long Beach for further processing. NASA said that the Dragon will be unpacked in Long Beach, with its cargo sent to NASA, and the Dragon headed to the SpaceX test site in Texas for further processing.

SpinLaunch Finds $35M For Orbital Launch Systems, Expansion In Long Beach

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Long Beach-based SpinLaumch , a space startup working on oribal launch systems which use a kinetic launch system to deliver payloads into space from the ground using a mass acceleration system, has raised $35M more, the company said on Thursday afternoon. According to SpinLaunch, the new funds will go towards hiring, continued buildout of a new corporate headquarters in Long Beach, plus a flight test facility in New Mexico.

SpaceX Dragon Returns From ISS, Heads To Long Beach

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The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, designed and launched by Hawthorne-based SpaceX , successfully returned to earth on Wednesday, splashing down 261 miles southwest of Long Beach with more than 3,700 pounds of cargo. NASA said the Dragon spacecraft will now be taken by ship to Long Beach, where some cargo will be removed and returned to NASA.

With a $3.5 million haul, Dray Alliance joins a booming logistics startup scene in LA

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With an angle on a long-neglected part of the shipping industry — the short-haul movement of cargo from docks to logistics centers — Dray Alliance is joining a growing startup scene for logistics businesses based in Los Angeles.

Long Beach, BYD Motors Cancel Electric Bus Deal

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Chinese electric car and bus manufacturer BYD Motors said Thursday that it has agreed to mutually terminate a contract with the Long Beach Transportation Company , for ten electric buses for the city. The contract had been worth $12.1M; Long Beach is expected to reopen bidding on the contract. cleantech transportation buses electric motors beach long

The 8th Annual Long Beach Soundwalk! | Art Mediums From Random Materials to High Tech

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This past weekend, the annual Long Beach Soundwalk took place across the blocks of downtown Long Beach’s art district. What is sound art?

Volvo Planning Major Electric Truck Rollout In LA

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The grant--worth $44.8M--is part of an effort by local regulators to reduce air pollution, much of it related to shipping and transportation between the Port of Long Beach and the rest of the country. volvo electric truck cleantech angeles long beach port scaqmdVolvo Trucks North America , the truck manufacturing arm of Volvo, says it plans on a major rollout of electric cars in the Los Angeles area, starting next year.

SpaceX Dragon, With NASA Cargo, Headed Back To SoCal On Saturday

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It looks like Saturday is going to be a big day for Southern California's growing space industry, as 4,000 pounds of cargo will be returning to earth--heading towards Long Beach--in a SpaceX Dragon capsule. According to NASA, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is expected to splash down in the Pacific on Saturday west of Baja California, where it will be taken by ship to Long Beach. spacex dragon international space station longbeach long beach landing nasa aerospace

From Paralysis To Recovery, Optimization Offers Ports New Tech Remedy

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Column TC boldiq jetsuite Los Angeles long beach international space station food United StatesEight weeks is what the port of Oakland estimated it would take to recover from the paralyzing effects of the west coast port labor disputes.

Virgin Orbit to Make Ventilators for Covid-19 Patients

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Virgin Orbit will start making a "bridge ventilator" for partially recovered Covid-19 patients at its Long Beach manufacturing facility

Rocket Lab Buys Sinclair

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a Long Beach-based space systems company, has acquired Canadian satellite hardware manufacturer Sinclair Interplanetary Rocket Lab USA Inc.,

Rocket Lab Buys Sinclair

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a Long Beach-based space systems company, has acquired Canadian satellite hardware manufacturer Sinclair Interplanetary Rocket Lab USA Inc.,

Rocket Lab Launches Probe After Failed Mission

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the Long Beach-based space systems company, has begun an investigation into a mission failure that occurred during a launch on July 4 Rocket Lab USA Inc.,

Off to TEDActive 2010 in Palm Springs

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While I wish I was going to Long Beach where the actual event is held, I am only able to attend TEDActive in Palm Springs this year. TEDActive is where TEDWannabees like me pay 2/3 the price of the actual TED Conference in Long Beach and hang out with 399 others and watch the event on TV, live. This is the actual conference in Long Beach and is invitation only. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

Off to TEDActive 2010 in Palm Springs

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While I wish I was going to Long Beach where the actual event is held, I am only able to attend TEDActive in Palm Springs this year. TEDActive is where TEDWannabees like me pay 2/3 the price of the actual TED Conference in Long Beach and hang out with 399 others and watch the event on TV, live. This is the actual conference in Long Beach and is invitation only. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

BIL 2013 | The Unconference

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In previous years, BIL has been held in the bowels of the Queen Mary in the Long Beach Seaport, however, this year BIL has grown its land legs and relocated to the old Z Gallery building in downtown Long Beach.

Momentum IoT Lands $3.1 Million

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Long Beach-based mixed fleet management software developer Momentum IoT announced Sept. 10 it raised $3.1 million

Virgin Orbit Partners With Japan's ANA Holdings

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Long Beach-based small satellite launch company Virgin Orbit announced June 6 that it will partner with Japanese firm ANA Holdings to bring Virgin’s LauncherOne rocket launch system to Japan

Razor, Lime Deploy E-Scooters in LA

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Four months after announcing its arrival in Long Beach, Cerritos-based Razor USA will bring shared electric scooters to LA, as well

Rocket Lab USA Planning Monthly Satellite Missions

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the Long Beach-based space systems company, is targeting monthly launches for the remainder of 2020 following a successful June 12 mission that deployed satellites for NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office and the University of New South Wales Canberra Space Rocket Lab USA Inc.,

SpinLaunch Wins First Department of Defense Contract

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Long Beach-based aerospace firm SpinLaunch Inc. announced June 20 that it had won a contract from the Department of Defense to develop a small satellite launch system prototype

Virgin Galactic Spins off Satellite Launch Division

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Virgin Galactic of Long Beach has spun off its small-satellite launch division into a new company called Virgin Orbit, according to a statement

Virgin Orbit Develops Ventilator For Pandemic Response

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Long Beach-based space launch company Virgin Orbit has temporarily shifted its attention from developing rockets and its satellite launch systems, and applied its engineering skills to developing a new ventilator, designed to help in the battle against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Russian Firm’s Bid For Rocket Launcher Comes Under Fire.

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Russian private aviation holding company CJSC S7 Group’s purchase of Sea Launch, a rocket launch company that operates out of the Port of Long Beach, is making waves in the Southern California aerospace industry, with a legal challenge by the Boeing Co.

SpinLaunch, Backed By Google And Kleiner Perkins, Gets DOD Contract

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Long Beach-based SpinLaunch , a space launch services provider which recently relocated from Silicon Valley to Long Beach, reported on Wednesday that it has been awarded a launch prototype contract from the Department of Defense (DOD). The company said it moved in January from Silicon Valley to a new, 140,000 square foot headquarters in Long Beach.

Applied Business Software Names COO

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Long Beach-based Applied Business Software , a developer of software for loan servicing and origination in the mortgage industry, said today that it has named Jasen Portero as its Chief Operations Officer. Portero has been the company's Vice President of Development for the last 12 years. Applied Business Software said Portero previously served at such companies as Universal Music Group, WellPoint, Warner Bros., and Evite. READ MORE>>.

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Virgin Orbit Attempts Rocket Launch, But Fails To Reach Space

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Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit attempted the first launch of its LauncherOne rocket on Monday, dropping and igniting the rocket--which failed to make it to space. Virgin Orbit did not say when it will attempt another launch, but said its next rocket is in final stages of integration at its Long Beach manufacturing.

Momentum IoT In Partnership With Skyboss

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Long Beach-based Momentum IoT , a provider of fleet telematics services, says it has partnered with Skyboss , a management software provider for field service companies. According to the two, they will integrate their platforms, allowing their customers to streamline their field services management processes. Financial details of the deal were not announced.

Postmates’ newest feature is like Uber POOL for food delivery

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The feature is now available in Chicago, Las Vegas, Long Beach, Calif., Postmates is launching a new feature called Postmates Party that lets customers within the same neighborhood pool their orders. In return, these customers get the food delivered for free, eliminating a major pinch point for potential Postmates users.

Rocket Lab Launch Fails, Payloads Lost

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Long Beach-based satellite launch provider Rocket Lab had a catastrophic failure on its launch over the weekend, losing its 13th Electron mission 'Pics or It Didn't Happen', resulting in a complete loss of its satellite payloads. According to Rocket Lab, after a successful lift-off, first stage burn, and stage separation, it experienced "an anomaly" which resulted in the loss of the vehicle. The failure destroyed satellites destined for orbit owned by Spaceflight Inc.,

Envy Medical Acquired By Allergan

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Long Beach-based Envy Medical , a developer of medical aesthetics products, has been acquired by pharmaceuticals giant Allergan , the companies said on Tuesday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to Allergan, the deal will help it enhance its medical aesthetics portfolio. Envy's flagship line is Dermalinfusion, a non-surgical, non-invasive skin resurfacing system for the face and body. READ MORE>>.

Virgin Orbit Shows Off Launcher One, Cosmic Girl

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Virgin Orbit , the space launch startup which is backed by Sir Richard Brason, showed off its small satellite launch vehicle, the LauncherOne today, posting images of the launch vehicle in Long Beach Airport being mated with its Cosmic Girl launch vehicle--a converted 747. Its a beautiful day here in Long Beach!

SpaceX Aims At 7:21pm Landing Sunday

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SpaceX previously had been landing those first stages out in the Pacific, with return to Long Beach. Image: A prior Falcon 9 first stage returning to Long Beach after a successful landing at sea. Hawthorne-based SpaceX confirmed late Friday afternoon that it plans to attempt the first, West Coast land landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday evening, shortly after 7:21pm.

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Volvo Trucks teases the all-electric semi truck it’s bringing to California in 2019

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Daimler Trucks North America said in July it would begin testing 20 fully electric heavy- and medium-duty Freightliner models at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach this year. Volvo Trucks released teaser images Wednesday of the electric trucks it plans to bring to California next year as part of a demonstration project, the latest truck manufacturer to publicize its electric plans in the state. The attraction to California is no accident.

PortTech Forum: Environmental Report Card

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In the first PortTech Forum of 2013, representatives from both the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will focus on key environmental issues in the San Pedro Bay area. Invited speakers include Chris Cannon, Director of Environmental Management for the Port of Los Angeles and Richard Cameron, Director of Environmental Planning for the Port of Long Beach. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 -- PortTech Forum: Environmental Report Card.

Twitter Users Get Scoop On JetBlue $4 Carmageddon Deal

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Users of the Twitter micro-blogging service snapped up a special, JetBlue promotional offer yesterday offering up $4 flights between Long Beach Airport and Burbank's Bob Hope Airport Saturday, selling out the special flight offer in less than 4 hours. The special flights were scheduled by JetBlue as a promotion by the firm, which does not usually fly the ultra-short Burbank to Long Beach hop. The drive from Burbank to Long Beach is usually a short, 40 minute drive.