Space industry

Startup fails on first launch as rocket explodes off Alaskan coast

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A rocket operated by a California-based startup ran aground near the Alaskan coast on Tuesday, marking yet another mishap for companies hoping to offer their services to launch dozens of small satellites into …

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SpaceX, Tesla and Boring Company executives help Musk on Twitter

Elon Musk led a $44 billion acquisition of Twitter and appointed himself CEO there at the end of October. It has since enlisted high-ranking executives and engineers from its other companies, including SpaceX, You’re here and The Boring Company, to help the social media company, according to internal records obtained by CNBC and conversations with …

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