One more thing space is really good for, besides wow factor: Giving us a place to keep an eye on things happening on Earth — or in some cases, even things happening under the earth — with satellite s. Specifically, these satellite s can help us keep an eye on our hidden wa....(more)
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The US Air Force has certified SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to launch military and spy satellite s, according to Reuters. Currently, the control of those launches is dominated by the United Launch Alliance, a Boeing and Lockheed Martin consortium. Elon Musk and SpaceX spent two years and more than $60 million ....(more)
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch - the latest mishap to hit Russia's troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures....
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