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  • "Transformers" takes over L.A. streets

     
    The Autobots and Decepticons are back in town. Director and executive producer Michael Bay has begun filming the third installment in the "Transformers" franchise in Los Angeles, where the production economy has been buffeted by the loss of such big......
  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket set for maiden launch [Updated]

     
    The Falcon 9 rocket, developed by Space Exploration Technologies Corp., is slated for its maiden flight Friday morning. The Hawthorne-based company, also known as SpaceX, could launch the nine-engine rocket from Cape Canaveral as early as 8 a.m. Pacific...
  • Falcon 9 rocket makes landmark flight

     
    A rocket, developed by Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp., made its maiden flight Friday, boosting prospects for privately funded space vehicles to one day take astronauts and cargo into orbit. The nine-engine Falcon 9 rocket lifted...
  • Thom Browne shows Paris the right stuff [video]

     
    It wasn't easy to steal the thunder of the European designers this season: Dolce & Gabbana had Annie Lennox singing to the crowd at its 20th anniversary menswear show, Raf Simons staged a 15th anniversary show that revisited some of......
  • First batch of sea turtle hatchlings rescued from beaches near gulf oil spill are released

     
    The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean. Fifty-six endangered Kemp's ridley turtles were......
  • Walter M. 'Wally' Schirra Jr., 84; flew in three NASA programs

    Walter M. 'Wally' Schirra Jr., 84; flew in three NASA programs
    Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84. Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...
  • The sudden descent of a shuttle astronaut

    After 19 years of marriage, three children and one magnificent shuttle flight into space, NASA astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak's life was beginning to unravel. The Navy captain had separated from her husband a few weeks ago and, according to papers filed in...
  • Drone aircraft will patrol drug trafficking routes at sea

     
    The federal government today unveiled an unmanned aerial aircraft that will be used to patrol drug trafficking routes at sea, marking an expansion of predator drone flights by the Department of Homeland Security. Predator drone aircraft have patrolled the...
  • Racing to space: zero-gravity tourism... for the wealthy.

     
    That childhood fantasy of being an astronaut is about to become a whole lot closer to reality. Now, instead of a degree in engineering, all you need is a big wad of cash. Burt Rutan of Scaled Composites and the VSS EnterpriseRutan has been working with...
  • SpaceX inks first major commercial rocket launch deal [Updated]

     
    SpaceX Falcon 9 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral. Credit: SpaceXIn a major boost to development of privately funded rockets, Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has signed a deal to launch a commercial satellite for Loral Space &...
  • SpaceX signs its first major deal to launch a commercial satellite [Updated]

     
    Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp. signed its first major deal to launch a commercial satellite into orbit. The company, also known as SpaceX, made the agreement with Palo Alto's Loral Space & Communications Inc.’s space system unit....