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Israel Launches Spacecraft To the Moon
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The first privately funded mission to land on the moon took one giant step forward this evening as an Israeli spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. “[I]f the mission is successful, it would make Israel the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the lunar surface — after the U.S., the former Soviet Union […]

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Epix launches its own streaming service named Epix Now     – CNET
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The $6 per month subscription service offers access to movies and the cable TV network’s original programming.

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Women’s networking company Elpha launches out of Y Combinator
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Leap, the women’s networking group that was developed by Y Combinator, is spinning out of the company with a new name — Elpha. Co-founded by Cadran Cowansage, Abadesi Osunsade and Kuan Luo, Elpha is designed as a professional network for women offering content and access to a directory to make it easier for women in the technology industry to […]

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HQ Trivia launches HQ Words as reinstalled CEO seeks a game-changer
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HQ’s expansion beyond trivia is emerging from beta, but the question is whether it’s different and accessible enough to revive the startup’s growth. HQ Words opens to everyone today with games at 6:30pm PT within the HQ Trivia app after several weeks of closed beta testing of the Wheel Of Fortune-style game. The launch will […]

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SpaceX rocket launches next-gen GPS satellite at last     – CNET
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After a week of delays, Elon Musk’s space company gets its Falcon 9 rocket and navigation payload into orbit.

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India Launches Hefty Communications Satellite Into Orbit to Cap Busy 2018
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India successfully squeezed a seventh launch into the year Wednesday, using an upgraded version of the country’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle to place a massive communications satellite into orbit for the Indian Air Force. From a report: That communications satellite, called the GSAT-7A, weighs nearly 5,000 lbs. (2250 kilograms) and will allow the Indian Air […]

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SpaceX, Blue Origin scrub Tuesday rocket launches, will try again soon     – CNET
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Tuesday’s missions are postponed, but the Falcon 9 and New Shepard rockets will get another go.

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Tuesday may deliver a triple-header of big launches to cap 2018
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Enlarge / A Delta IV Heavy rocket last launched in August, 2018, with the Parker Solar Probe. (credit: United Launch Alliance) So far this year there have been 106 orbital launches around the world, the most in a calendar year since 1990. That works out to roughly one launch every three days. Now, as we approach […]

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Switch-only 'Netflix for comics' launches December 17th
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You might not turn to your game console to read comics, but InkyPen is determined to change that. It's launching a comic subscription on December 17th that's arriving first for the Nintendo Switch. It will offer "thousands" of indie comics and webc…

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