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Jeff Bezo's space firm joins Lockheed-Boeing rocket venture

A partnership between Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. known as United Launch Alliance (ULA) has sealed a deal with Jeff Bezo's space company, Blue Origin. The new partnership agreement took place as Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings was reported to have made an offer to buy the joint venture company for a reported amount of $2 billion cash.

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Florida County okays incentives to space firm Blue Origin

As part of its objective to promote industrial and business activity, Florida County has offered incentives to Blue Origin to make and launch rockets near NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Blue Origin has been promoted by billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder and Chief Executive of Amazon.com. The space center is coming up in Brevard County.

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Elon Musk's Hyperloop starts construction in 2016; Oerlikon Leybold and Aecom joined in

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies had agreed to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and engineering design company, Aecom, to build Elon Musk's vision; the Hyperloop tube.

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Elon Musk points to faulty strut as likely cause of SpaceX rocket failure

Elon Musk has identified the possible reason why SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded mid-air on June 28th. And he says there's a valuable lesson to be learned.

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The Hyperloop is the closest thing to teleporting and it might soon come to life

Elon Musk, the brain behind Tesla, SolarCity, and SpaceX, has previously presented what he calls the fifth mode of transport - the Hyperloop.

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NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft

Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, officials said on Tuesday.

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SpaceX Falcon rocket lifts off with communications satellite

A Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Sunday to put a commercial communications satellite into orbit.

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SpaceX wants to bid for US military rocket launches

After announcing via press conference that its Falcon 9 rocket has successfully made a soft landing in the ocean, Elon Musk expressed his desire for Space X and other private companies to join the bidding for military rocket launch contracts.

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Mark Zuckerberg and Ashton Kutcher invest $40M in stealthy AI startup Vicarious

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, and Tesla founder Elon Musk invested $40 million in the second funding round of secretive artificial intelligence (AI) startup Vicarious.

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Apple mulls over acquisition of electric car maker Tesla -report

Cupertino, US-based smartphone giant Apple considered purchasing Palo Alto, California-based electric car manufacturer Tesla, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report citing an unnamed source.

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Tesla's claim of safest car ever muted by NHTSA

NHTSA issues statement to counter Elon Musk of Tesla's claim that the Model S is the 'safest car ever.'

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Musk unveils SFO-LAX Hyperloop

Elon Musk recently announced a radical transport system on solar energy that will reduce travel time from San Francisco to Los Angeles to 30 minutes.

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Billionire Elon Musk receives US$4.3 million of share options for his work on Model X

Billionaire Elon Musk would receive US$4.3 million in share-based pay for his recent work on Tesla's Model X sport-utility vehicle.

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Billionaire Elon Musk's fortune rockets by US$570 million as Tesla tops estimates

Tesla Motor Inc. rallied 14% after posting its second quarter earnings report which helped the fortune of Elon Musk to rocket by US$570 million yesterday.

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Tesla to transfer from NYSE to NASDAQ by Next Week

Tesla Motors is set to transfer from the NYSE to the NASDAQ while Oracle Corp. does the opposite.

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