Monthly Archives: April 2019

Blue Origin’s bigger HQ starts to take shape

KENT, Wash. — Construction workers have raised the roof on a new headquarters and research-and-development facility for Blue Origin, the private space venture founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. For now, the roof protects a bare patch of concrete laid out … Continue reading

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Boeing CEO rebuffs idea of resigning over 737 MAX

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg stuck to his positions on the safety of the 737 MAX airplane today during a contentious annual shareholder meeting and news conference in Chicago. Muilenburg took questions in a face-to-face public forum for the first time … Continue reading

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Elon Musk shows off Starship on moon and Mars

New renderings of SpaceX’s next-generation Starship rocket, shared by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter early today, show the shiny spaceship sitting on bare ground on the moon and Mars. The artwork is similar to less shiny renderings that came out a couple … Continue reading

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Elon Musk resolves tiff with SEC over Tesla tweets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to keep his Twitter habit in check — and feels comfortable enough with the arrangement to refer to it in a teasing tweet. The April 26 settlement was … Continue reading

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Tech spotlight shines on Digital Winglets and Wi-Fi

There was a heavy aerospace spin to this year’s State of Technology Luncheon,presented today by the Technology Alliance at the Seattle Sheraton. Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden was the keynote speaker for what’s been billed as “the premier annual event of Washington’s innovation … Continue reading

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FCC approves SpaceX’s revised satellite plan

The Federal Communications Commission today approved SpaceX’s proposed revisions in its plan to put thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit to provide global broadband connectivity, clearing the way to start launching satellites next month. SpaceX already had authorization for 4,425 … Continue reading

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Blue Origin’s enigmatic tweet hints at moon mission

Is Jeff Bezos planning to send a lander to the moon’s south pole? It’s possible to leap to that conclusion, based on an enigmatic tweet from Blue Origin, the Amazon CEO’s private space venture. The tweet consists of a photograph taken … Continue reading

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