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SpaceX found unexpected ‘erosion’ to its spaceship’s heat shield after its first NASA astronaut mission, so it revamped the system

Summary List Placement SpaceX discovered unexpected damage to part of its Crew Dragon space capsule after the vessel carried its first astronauts this summer, officials said on Tuesday. The Demo-2 mission flew NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on May 30. The two men stayed there for two months, […]

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Uber’s push to expand its food delivery empire just hit another roadblock as the DOJ scrutinizes its plan to buy Postmates (UBER)

Summary List Placement Uber’s plans to expand its food delivery business by acquiring Postmates have hit a roadblock. In a regulatory filing Friday, Uber disclosed that the US Department of Justice has issued a “second request” to both companies, temporarily halting the deal while the government gathers more information. Under antitrust laws, companies must wait, […]

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Astronauts just named SpaceX’s newest spaceship ‘Resilience’ ahead of a major launch

Summary List Placement SpaceX and NASA are moving forward with their partnership, gearing up to regularly ferry astronauts to and from orbit in a new era of commercial human spaceflight. Four astronauts — NASA’s Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi  — are set to climb aboard […]

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Live updates: President Donald Trump, Joe Biden face off in first presidential debate

A camera operator checks his watch ahead of the first presidential debate between Republican candidate President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland. | AP The incumbent president and the Democratic nominee take the stage in […]

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Avalanche enters NHL draft with “best-available” attitude once again. Here’s what Avs have done with it before under GM Joe Sakic

Since Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic took control of the club in 2013, he and his staff have emphasized selecting the best player available — regardless of position — in the early portions of the NHL draft, and particularly the first round. This year should be no different, especially because Colorado has a deep and […]