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SpaceX undercut ULA rocket launch pricing by 40 percent: U.S. Air Force

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The U.S. Air Force will save 40 percent by buying a GPS satellite launch from Elon Musk’s SpaceX compared with what United Launch Alliance has been charging, the head of the Space and Missile Systems Center said on Thursday.

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Slumber party: reptiles, like us, have REM sleep and may dream

WASHINGTON Research in a German laboratory involving five lizards called Australian bearded dragons indicates that these reptiles may dream and could prompt a fundamental reassessment of the evolution of sleep.

29 Apr 2016
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Russia launches first rocket from new spaceport at second attempt

MOSCOW Russia launched its first rocket from a new cosmodrome on Thursday, a day after a technical glitch forced a postponement of the event in a sign of continuing crisis in the nation's space industry. | Video

28 Apr 2016
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SpaceX targets 2018 for first Mars mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX plans to send an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, the company said on Wednesday, a first step in achieving founder Elon Musk’s goal to fly people to another planet.

28 Apr 2016
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In risks to bees, study finds not all neonicotinoids are equal

LONDON A group of chemical insecticides known as neonicotinoids that have been banned in Europe due to fears about potential harm to bees have been found in new research to have very differential risks for bumblebees.

Environment, Environment 28 Apr 2016