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  • SpaceX teams with EADS to go after European launch contracts

     
    Space Exploration Technologies Corp. already counts the U.S. government as a key customer. Now it's hoping to land rocket launch contracts with European governments. The Hawthorne-based company, better known as SpaceX, announced Thursday that it would...
  • A long, precarious wait for trapped miners in Chile

     
    It's been more than a month of waiting now for "Los 33" of Chile, the miners trapped 2,300 feet underground at a gold and copper mine in the remote Atacama desert. The 33 men have had videoconferences with loved ones, watched a Chile-Ukraine soccer...
  • Los Angeles Unified School District workers rally against budget cuts

     
    About 150 Los Angeles Unified School District employees and their school-age children rallied outside a shuttered campus Wednesday against state budget cuts that have shortened the academic year and pushed back the start of school. Service Employees...
  • Nuclear cleanup at Santa Susana facility would finish by 2017 under settlement

     
    In a major victory for community activists worried about health risks linked to a contaminated former nuclear research facility overlooking the west San Fernando Valley, state and federal authorities on Friday proposed a settlement agreement to clean up...
  • Animal rights groups face off with scientists over fate of chimps

     
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ever since the first of their number arrived in New Mexico half a century ago as test subjects in the fledgling U.S. space program, nearly 200 government-owned chimpanzees were routinely injected with viruses and used to test......
  • NASA soars into Flickr

     
    NASA has joined the Flickr Commons, giving the photo-sharing site access to dozens of spectacular, copyright-free images -- such as the one above, which showcases the space shuttle Endeavor lifting off from Kennedy Space Center last year, as well as a...
  • 'Star Trek 365' is a special stardate for Starfleet faithful

     
    REVIEW Linda Whitmore, the in-house "Star Trek" specialist here at Hero Complex, checks in with a review of a new bookshelf voyage into the Starfleet universe. Any Trekkie worth his or her salt can tell a Romulan from a Vulcan,......
  • 'Top Chef' recap: The final food frontier

     
    When this season started, Angelo was the cheftestant most likely to succeed: he came to the competition with a Michelin star under his apron and a toque full of arrogance. It almost seemed unfair, to throw this star in with......
  • NASA goes into the eye of Hurricane Earl

     
    While the tendency for most people is to run from a hurricane, the folks at NASA don’t appear to share that sentiment. NASA sent a robotic plane into the eye of Hurricane Earl, which is moving toward the East Coast. The unmanned spy plane, called the...
  • 'Top Chef': Gastro-nauts gear up for Singapore

     
    This week, Angelo recovered with a one-two punch, Padma test-drove cross-dressing and the chefs get revved up for street food-savvy Singapore. But before they hopped on a jet for Southeast Asia, the remaining cheftestants were chucked the wine pairing...
  • Up in the air...in an all-electric plane

     
    The electric Cri-Cri airplane was airborne Thursday – for all of seven minutes. The 4-engine aircraft, from Airbus parent corporation EADS, is the first of its kind. Its maiden flight took place at Le Bourget airport near Paris. The flight......