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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils Detailed Plan for SpaceX to Colonize Mars

SpaceX Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer Elon Musk will discuss the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars.

On Tuesday, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his plan to colonize Mars. What will people think of his strategy to expand humanities territory to the red planet? “I think it’s going to sound pretty crazy, so it should at least be entertaining.” Entertaining, crazy or awesome .. you decide:

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes with Facebook satellite on board [video of event]

Thursday morning at 9:07am two tech giants took a hit when a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launchpad while carrying a satellite for Facebook. Tesla’s Elon Musk owns SpaceX and was set to launch on Saturday carrying a Facebook satellite intended to give internet access to Africa. This kind of changed things: The exact cause is not yet know ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 to deliver another payload to space

SpaceX is putting yet another satellite into orbit in just a few hours according to Spacex.com: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver JCSAT-14, a commercial communications satellite for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SKY Perfect JSAT is a leading satellite operator in the Asia-Pacific region and provides high-quality satellite communications to its customers using its ...

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SpaceX Flight Ends in Catastrophe [again]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched another rocket and the mission ended just as the previous two barge-landings had – in a fireball. Falcon lands on droneship, but the lockout collet doesn't latch on one the four legs, causing it to tip over post landing. Root cause may have been ice buildup due to condensation from heavy fog at liftoff. A video ...

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The Launch of New Dreams: Will They Fly or Will They Crash?

On May 18, two significant news events happened on the very same day, Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook offered up its initial stock offerings to the public to much media hype, and Elon Musk’s SpaceX planned for the initial launch of its Dragon Spacecraft to deliver the first cargo from a civilian space company to ever be deployed to the international space ...

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