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05.22.19
SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts
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SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts

It claims that rivals won bids despite having no real track record.

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10.18.14
Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit
10.18.14

Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit

Following its longest-ever mission by far, the 11,000 pound X-37B unmanned spacecraft has returned...

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05.22.14
Elon Musk blames bribery for Air Force awarding rocket contract to a competitor
05.22.14

Elon Musk blames bribery for Air Force awarding rocket contract to a competitor

Remember that Air Force rocket contract Elon Musk was so peeved about? If you don't, let's recap:...

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05.11.14
Self-healing plastic bleeds when cut, and that's a good thing
05.11.14

Self-healing plastic bleeds when cut, and that's a good thing

Wouldn't it be great if everything was as good at healing itself as our own skin? That's the conce...

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10.23.12
Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)
10.23.12

Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

Forget bombs or the robopocalypse. In our minds, the most fearsome weapon is the one that disables...

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08.16.12
X-51A WaveRider hypersonic mission doomed by bum missile fin
08.16.12

X-51A WaveRider hypersonic mission doomed by bum missile fin

The latest attempt to go past Mach 5 with the X51A has finished badly again, as a broken fin cause...

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08.08.12
NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight
08.08.12

NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight

After planting a rover firmly on Mars' surface and testing a new methane-fueled lander, NASA has s...

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