Founded by former SpaceX engineers, First Resonance pitches tools to make things the SpaceX way

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After operating in stealth mode for about two years, First Resonance , a company founded by former SpaceX engineers, is finally showing the world their software toolkit designed to let manufacturers make things using the processes employed by their former boss.

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SpaceX Pushes Off Satellite Launch

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX says it is pushing off its planned launch of another, 60 Starlink satellites which were scheduled to launch on Monday. According to SpaceX, the launch--which was set to take off at 10:22AM EDT--was delayed due to weather. SpaceX did not announced a new target date for the launch. SpaceX already has more than 500 satellites in orbit around the earth that are currently part of Starlink.

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SpaceX Gets Investment From Legendary Ventures

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Hawthorne, California-based rocket and spacecraft developer SpaceX has just closed a Series N funding round, according to investor Legendary Ventures, which invested in the round. Amount of the Series N funding round was not announced, and Legendary Ventures did not say how much it invested in SpaceX through the round, and whether is was a major or minor investor in the round. A report in August said SpaceX was raising $1.9

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SpaceX Seeking Another $250M

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX , led by Elon Musk, is seeking another $250M in funding, which would value SpaceX at an astounding $36 billion. CNBC said that SpaceX raised $1.33 musk elon aerospace spaceflight space capital venture spacexAccording to CNBC, the funding will go towards the Crew Dragon, Starlink, and Starship. billion in 2019. READ MORE>>.

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SpaceX reportedly looking to build Starship rockets at Port of LA

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As CNBC points out, this isn’t the first time that SpaceX has done this dance with the Port of LA: The company had received approval to build a manufacturing facility in the port two years ago, and agreed on a 10-year, $1.4

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SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

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The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. SpaceX says the BFR is simply too big to be transported by roads. Announced last September SpaceX intends for the reusable BFR to eventually replace its Falcon 9 and Falcon 9 Heavy rockets. ” Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX president and COO, said in a statement. SpaceX has used the port for its west coast recovery operations since 2012.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Manned Mission

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A SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket launches the first manned mission from U.S. soil since 2011

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SpaceX Scrubs Satellite Launch Mission

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX scrubbed its plans for a launch of another 57 Starlink communications satellites on Friday, saying its team needed additional time for pre-launch checkouts. SpaceX did not announced a new target launch date for the mission--part of an ongoing set of missions designed to send thousands of its Starlink satellites into low earth orbit. SpaceX has another launch--a military GPS satellite--scheduled for Tuesday, also from Florida.

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Aggressive Plan for SpaceX

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A look at SpaceX’s partnership with NASA and its goals for human spaceflight

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SpaceX alumni are helping build LA’s startup ecosystem

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Instead, several former SpaceX employees have launched a raft of new companies, capturing the imagination and dollars of some of the biggest names in venture capital. Perhaps the most successful SpaceX offshoot is Relativity Space , founded by Jordan Noone and Tim Ellis. Since Noone, a former SpaceX engineer, and Ellis, a former Blue Origin engineer, founded their company, the business has been (forgive the expression) a rocket ship.

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SpaceX Breaks Launch Record

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SpaceX reaches new heights with record-breaking rocket launch

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SpaceX Launches More Satellites, Breaks Reuse Record

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has once again successfully launched another set of Starlink satellites into space on Tuesday morning, breaking a re-use record for the first stage of a Falcon 9 booster rocket in the process. SpaceX launched 58 Starlink satellites and three Planet SkySats in the launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, at 10:31AM EDT. spacex launch satellite planet spaceflight aerospace rocket

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SpaceX Starship Explodes During Test Firing

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has seen another setback in their efforts to develop its next generation Starship, after a full size prototype of the SpaceX Starship exploded after a test firing of its Raptor engines. Videos show the Starship exploding at SpaceX's test site at Boca Chica, Texas at 1:49 p.m. The Starship is intended to eventually replace the Falcon 9 and Dragon, and is expected to be the basis for SpaceX's plan to deliver humans to Mars.

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SpaceX Adds $1.9M In New Funding, Says Report

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has raised another, $1.9 The new funds reportedly value SpaceX at $46 billion, according to Bloomberg. SpaceX recently launched two astronauts into space for NASA, and just set a new record for re-use of a Falcon 9 booster Tuesday morning. spacex venture capital private equity space spaceflight aerospacebillion in funding, according to Reuters , which says the funding was disclosed in regulatory filings.

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SpaceX Completes Launch Of ANASIS-II

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has again successfully put another payload into space, this time, a military communications satellite for South Korea. The rocket runaround took SpaceX only 51 days between flights for the same Falcon 9 first stage booster. spacex falcon9 anasis2 space aerospace aviation nasa rocket

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SpaceX Adds $1.9B In New Funding, Says Report

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has raised another, $1.9 The new funds reportedly value SpaceX at $46 billion, according to Bloomberg. SpaceX recently launched two astronauts into space for NASA, and just set a new record for re-use of a Falcon 9 booster Tuesday morning. aerospace spaceflight space equity private capital venture spacexbillion in funding, according to Reuters , which says the funding was disclosed in regulatory filings.

SpaceX Launches More Starlink Satellites

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX sent another set of its Starlink satellites into space this morning, successfully launching its sixth Starlink mission into space at 8:16 a.m. The mission also included a recovered fairing, which was used in May 2019 on the first SpaceX Starlink mission. spacex starlink satellite mission falcon9 spacecraft aerospace launch

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SpaceX Launches Satellite for Space Force

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SpaceX successfully launched the company's first mission for the U.S. Space Force

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SpaceX Planning New Launch From Vandenberg

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is planning a new launch of a payload from Vandenberg Air Force Base , just north of Lompoc, the first since June of 2019. SpaceX's last launch in Vandenberg was a set of three earth observation satellites for the Government of Canada. aerospace space satellite sentinel nasa launch vandenberg spacexAccording to NASA, it will be launching a new, international ocean measurement satellite, Sentinel-6.

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SpaceX Opens Up Online ISS Docking Simulator

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has just released an online simulator, where you can try your hand at docking one of the SpaceX Dragon capsules with the ISS--using the exact controls that NASA astronauts will be using. capsule space spacecraft docking simulator spacexHave you ever wanted to dock a spacecraft with the International Space Station ?

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NASA Selects SpaceX For Moon Landing System

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is one of three companies which was selected by NASA today to develop lunar landers to land astronauts on the Moon, according to NASA. According to NASA, SpaceX is one of the companies selected to design and develop human landing systems (HLS) for the agency's Artemis program. nasa spacex moon landing lunar aerospace spaceship spacecraft contract

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SpaceX Lets You Book Satellite Launches Online

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is now accepting online reservations for flights on one of its dedicated, satellite ride sharing missions--for a cost as low as $1M. According to SpaceX, it is expanding its launch services "to directly address the needs of small satellite operators" through the online booking tool. The new tool lets users specify the type of orbit, date, and payload mass and get an instant price and ability to book a spot on a future SpaceX mission.

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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.

SpaceX Aims At Starlink Beta Launch This Summer

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has told users who have expressed interest in becoming a beta tester for the company's Starlink satellite Internet service that it hopes to launch a beta of its service sometime this summer. SpaceX has been launching hundres of its satellites into space--to date, 540--as it begins to build out its consteallation of satellites. spacex starlink satellite earth orbit aviation aerospace space spaceflight satcom communications

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SpaceX To Offer Space Tourism Trip

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has inked a deal with Space Adventures , to launch private citizens into space on the SpaceX Crew Dragon, according to Spacex and Space Adventures. According to Space Adventures, it is in an agreement with SpaceX to fly up to four individuals with a change to fly on the Crew Dragon, with an "opportunity to break the world altitude record for private citizen spaceflight and see planet Earth the way no one has since the Gemini program."

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SpaceX Dragon, With Crew, In Historic Launch And Docking

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In a historic first, Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX had a successful launch, and subsequent docking, of a SpaceX Dragon capsule--the Endeavor--with the International Space Station. The launch on Friday went off without a hitch, and the SpaceX Dragon docked with the ISS, delivering Astronauts Bob Behnken and Col. The SpaceX Dragon spent 19 hours orbiting the earth before berthing with the ISS.

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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. pic.twitter.com/EZF4JOT8e4 — SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 24, 2018. spacex falcon heavy florida test fire aerospace space nasa

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Reportedly Explodes In Texas

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A prototype of a SpaceX Starship, which is undergoing testing in Texas, reportedly exploded during pressure testing on Wednesday afternoon. A live stream of the site, in Boca Chica, Texas, showed the top of the SpaceX Starship MK1 prototype being blown off with smoke billowing from the prototype spacecraft. SpaceX has yet to issue a statement on what might have gone wrong with the prototype Starship. accident prototype texas explosion starship spacex

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Splashes Down In Gulf

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX successfully splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida on Sunday, returning two astronauts--Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley--to earth, the first successful launch and return of astronauts to and from the United States since the retirement of the Space Shuttle. The mission is expected to herald in future manned missions to the ISS on SpaceX rockets and capsules, as part of NASA's Commercial Crew program.

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SpaceX Aiming At Another Starlink Launch Today

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is aiming at another launch of a number of Starlink satellites, part of a constellations of thousands that the spaceflight company is hoping to send into low earth orbit. spacex starlink launch earth orbit spaceflight aerospace canaveral cape falcon9 rocket rocketshipAccording to the company, it hopes for a launch on Wednesday, June 3rd at 9:25 p.m. EDT, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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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. 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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SpaceX Receives Funding from NASA to Aid Moon, Mars Missions

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SpaceX is one of 14 companies awarded grants from NASA to boost the agency's mission to return to the Moon and to eventually land on Mars

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NASA Plans Return Trip For SpaceX Dragon On August 2nd

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NASA is planning the return trip for the first commercial crew flight on a SpaceX spacecraft to the International Space Station on August 2nd, according to CNBC. nasa spacex launch crew mission astronauts aerospace aviation international space stationThe Crew Dragon will return NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to earth, the first time astronauts will have traveled to and from the ISS on the 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. international space station spacex dragon nasa canaveral

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SpaceX Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites Into Space

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched sixty more of its Starlink satellites on Wednesday evening, with another launch and landing from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX is planning on deploying thousands of its Starlink satellites to provide high speed, broadband access across the globe. spacex starlink launch earth orbit spaceflight aerospace canaveral cape falcon9 rocket rocketship

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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). SpaceX has already deployed the first 60 of its satellites, in its first deployment of those satellites. spacex starlink satellites constellation globe broadband space aerospace telecom

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SpaceX Plans To Spin Off Starlink Via IPO

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is planning to spin off its satellite launch arm, Starlink , via an IPO, according to Bloomberg. SpaceX has been launching a massive fleet of thousands of satellites into space to provide Internet access across the globe. The plans for a potential IPO and spinout of Starlink came from SpaceX's President Gwynne Shotwell, at a JPMorgan Chase & Co. spacex starlik satellite merger acquisition communications aerospace rocket

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SpaceX Ramps Up Constellation Efforts

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Since Hawthorne-based SpaceX began its ambitious Starlink project in late 2018, the company has launched roughly 300 small satellites into low Earth orbit

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 spacex falcon heavy venture capital aerospace rocket launch elon musk

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SpaceX's Next Attempt On Saturday, After Flight Scrubbed Wednesday

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX and NASA will re-attempt the first launch of satellites into space on the SpaceX Crew Dragon and a Falcon 9 on Saturday, after being forced to scrub their Wednesday launch. Inclement weather, including nearby thunderstorms and rain, forced SpaceX to halt its launch efforts 16 minutes before launch. spacex crew launch dragon astronaut doug hurley behnken spaceflight aerospace

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SpaceX Plans Launch Using Same Falcon 9 As Crew Dragon Launch

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is planning yet another launch today, a Falcon 9 launching a payload for South Korea--using the same Crew Dragon that launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley into space just a couple of months ago. According to SpaceX, it is targeting launching its ANASIS-II mission from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida for 5:00p.m. SpaceX plans to land the Falcon 9's first stage on a droneship in the Atlantic.

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SpaceX Manned Launch Mission As Early As May, Say Reports

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX may be launching astronauts into space on the Crew Dragon spacecraft as early as May, according to reports, after meeting all of the milestones required to fly actual astronauts on its spacecraft. The first mission reportedly could be as early as May 7th, on the SpaceX Demo-2 launch. SpaceX has not yet publicly detailed any launch plans. spacex manned space launch crew dragon astronauts astronaut

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Undergoes EMI Testing

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX showed off its Crew Dragon undergoing electromagnetic interference testing on Tuesday, saying that the craft is expected to fly two NASA astronauts, Bob Behnkey and Doug Hurley, to and from the International Space Station. spacex manned space launch crew dragon astronauts astronaut

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