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Start-up rocket-maker Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX and headed by billionaire Elon Musk, has agreed to drop its lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force after the service pledged to open more satellite launches to competition. The company based near Los Angeles sued the service last year for the chance to compete in the […]

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The U.S. Air Force’s top civilian said she’s “certain” the service will certify Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to launch military satellites. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James made the comments during a State of the Air Force briefing Thursday at the Pentagon. “As far as I’m concerned, this is not a question of if they […]

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The automotive magazine, “Top Gear Russia,” accidentally published a photo of a classified Russian submarine, according to news reports. The Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, a Moscow-based think tank, was the first to report on the image of the classified deep-water sub known as the AC-12 Project. The news was subsequently picked up by […]

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Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the start-up rocket-maker known as SpaceX and headed by billionaire Elon Musk, hasn’t yet received certification to launch U.S. military and spy satellites. But that hasn’t stopped it from looking for ways to further drive down the launch costs by making rockets reusable. The company, based outside Los Angeles, this weekend […]

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Royal Air Force Lakenheath will be the first European base to host U.S. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadrons, the Pentagon announced. The facility, located in the eastern part of England in the United Kingdom, will house two operational squadrons consisting of 24 aircraft apiece, for a total of 48 F-35As, beginning in 2020, according to […]

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