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Amazon begins hurricane relief airlifts to Bahamas

Amazon says it’s completed the first of two relief flights to the Bahamas, delivering tons of supplies earmarked for the victims of Hurricane Dorian. The first Amazon Air cargo plane arrived in Nassau on Sept. 16 with about 19,300 items … Continue reading

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Elon Musk is willing to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid

A Twitter conversation about beefing up Puerto Rico’s hurricane-hit power grid with solar power and heavy-duty batteries is turning into what may be Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s next grand project. Get the full story on GeekWire.

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Hurricane-watching microsatellites go in orbit

After several days of delays, a squadron of eight microsatellites was sent into orbit by a rocket launched from a high-flying airplane. Their mission? To study the winds that power the heart of a hurricane. The launch was originally scheduled for Dec. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Patricia looks scary from space

Even the International Space Station’s commander is worried about Hurricane Patricia, the strongest storm ever tracked by the National Hurricane Center. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is currently heading the station’s crew during his yearlong tour of orbital duty, passed … Continue reading

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