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Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start Image Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New ...

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SpaceX Releases Rockets-Eye View of Yesterday’s Landing

[embedded content] Oh SpaceX, you sweet son of a gun. You’ve landed another rocket on a floating ocean barge. This is the third landing in a row for Elon Musk’s commercial spaceflight company, and the second from a rocket that delivered its cargo to a very high orbit—which means it ...

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Blue Origin’s Reusable Rocket Just Stuck Its Third Landing

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight company Blue Origin just relaunched and relanded a rocket—again. It’s the second time that Blue Origin has reused this particular New Shepard rocket and the third time the rocket has gone to space. If Bezos has his way, reusable rockets that take ...

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SpaceX Botched Its Landing Thanks to a Broken Sea Leg

Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida June 28, 2015 with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft. BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images Three weeks ago, on its seventh scheduled launch to resupply the International Space Station, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket inexplicably burst into ...

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