SpaceX

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SpaceX could make Elon Musk world’s first trillionaire, says Morgan Stanley
Most of world’s richest person’s fortune so far has come from electric car company Tesla

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Rocket men: how billionaires are using celebrities as PR for their space projects
Critics see the ‘awful business’ of private space tourism as having little technological or exploration value

Richard Luscombe

13, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK takes on Elon Musk in the broadband space race
A heavily criticised investment in OneWeb could bring the government a first bite at the lucrative satellite internet market

Richard Luscombe

09, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Shooting stars: Russians beating US in race for first film shot in space
Actor and director filming on International Space Station push ahead of US project led by Tom Cruise

Ben Quinn

05, Oct, 2021 @6:07 PM

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‘You can’t sue your way to the moon’: Elon Musk intensifies Bezos space feud
SpaceX founder, who in April won a contract from Nasa, took a jab at Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin for suing when it lost out on deal

Aisha Gani

30, Sep, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Elon Musk v Jeff Bezos: the ridiculous rivalry of the world’s richest men
The wealth of the Tesla boss and would-be space coloniser has overtaken that of his Amazon rival. How does he plan to celebrate? By being as puerile as possible

29, Sep, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Elon Musk welcomes SpaceX crew home with $50m donation to charity
Four-person crew asked for the public’s help in reaching fundraising target of $200m for the children’s charity St Jude

Richard Luscombe in Miami and agencies

19, Sep, 2021 @1:19 PM

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SpaceX launches world’s first ‘amateur astronaut’ crew to orbit Earth
Launch marks biggest advancement so far in space tourism as Elon Musk’s company conducts first chartered passenger flight

Alexandra Villarreal and agencies

16, Sep, 2021 @6:11 PM

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SpaceX rocket to take world’s first all-civilian crew into orbit
Four-person Inspiration4 mission will orbit Earth for up to four days, marking latest step in space tourism

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Sep, 2021 @12:59 PM

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‘The point is ambition’: are we ready to follow Netflix into space?
The ambitious new look at SpaceX’s first all-civilian flight, the streaming platform’s first real-time docuseries, takes reality television to space

Adrian Horton

07, Sep, 2021 @5:19 AM

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Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space review – does Elon Musk really need the free PR?
Netflix’s new documentary series sells the first all-civilian flight to space as an exercise in philanthropy, but it’s little more than a privilege-fuelled puff piece for the billionaire’s adventures

Lucy Mangan

06, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch site threatens wildlife, Texas environmental groups say
The site in Boca Chica, south Texas is surrounded by protected lands that host a huge range of local wildlife including turtles and hundreds of bird species

Dianna Wray

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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