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The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off early today off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the first private capsule to the International Space Station.

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    A British astrobiology conference has revived a years-old debate over the best place to look for life elsewhere in the solar system: Mars, or the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? "For reasons I don't really understand, the wider solar system and the potential for life there has not been high priority," The Telegraph quoted Robert Pappalardo, a senior research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as saying on BBC Radio 4. More
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    07/17/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • SpaceX speaks out on rumored Texas facility
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    07/15/2014 - 9:05 am | View Link
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    07/11/2014 - 10:30 am | View Link
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    04/16/2014 - 7:06 am | View Link
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  • SpaceX
    Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, is a space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by former ...
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    07/23/2014 - 12:38 am | View Website
  • Company | SpaceX
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    07/22/2014 - 8:56 pm | View Website
  • Launch Manifest | SpaceX
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  • News | SpaceX
    Today, SpaceX executed a successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. This is the tenth consecutive successful launch of the Falcon 9.
    07/21/2014 - 4:37 am | View Website
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