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Elon Musk denies he sexually harassed attendant on private jet in 2016
Billionaire says report is ‘utterly untrue’ after allegation he paid $250k in 2018 to settle claim

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, May, 2022 @12:45 AM

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Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution? | Martin Rees
For humanity truly to slip the surly bonds of Earth, private funds and intrepid thrill-seekers will be required, says astronomer Martin Rees

Martin Rees

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Leave space missions to billionaires and robots, says astronomer royal
More sophisticated AI means space agencies should not use public funds for risky human missions, says Lord Martin Rees

Ian Sample Science editor

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First all-private crew returns from International Space Station
Three customers accompanied by former Nasa astronaut paid $55m for place on Ax-1 mission

Stuart Clark

29, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jeff Bezos is worth $160bn – yet Congress might bail out his space company | Bernie Sanders
If we are going to send more humans to the Moon and eventually to Mars, will the goal be to benefit the people of the US and the world, or to make billionaires even richer?

Bernie Sanders

22, Apr, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Mind that satellite! The mission to clean up dangerous space junk
As soon as we left the planet, we began leaving rubbish in orbit. Now it is putting space stations and astronauts at risk. What can be done about the millions of pieces of debris?

Ian Sample

21, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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When Elon Musk buys into Twitter, I don’t need a little bird to tell me something’s afoot | John Naughton
The Tesla and SpaceX boss becoming the biggest stakeholder in the social media company should set alarm bells ringing

John Naughton

09, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Amazon books first rocket launches for broadband satellites project
Tech giant will launch 3,236 satellites over five years to compete with SpaceX and UK’s OneWeb

Alex Hern

05, Apr, 2022 @1:56 PM

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UK-backed OneWeb to use rival SpaceX rockets after Russian ban
Satellite firm to partner with Elon Musk’s company after being forced to abandon launch plans in Russia

Alex Hern Technology editor

21, Mar, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Draughty window or door? Now it can be seen from space
Infrared satellites made by British company will use thermal imaging to pinpoint heat loss

Robin McKie

20, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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SpaceX to lose up to 40 Starlink satellites after geomagnetic storm
Elon Musk’s firm says 80% of the satellites it launched last week are expected to burn up instead of reaching orbit

Donna Lu

09, Feb, 2022 @7:37 AM

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SpaceX flight winner gives ticket to friend because he exceeded weight limit
Kyle Hippchen, a Florida-based captain for Delta’s regional carrier, Endeavor Air, won a ticket last September

Maya Yang and agencies

31, Jan, 2022 @8:22 PM

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