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The Calif.-based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has proposed an orbiting digital communications array that would eventually consist of 4,425 satellites.
It's worried that SpaceX will put crews at risk by topping up while they're aboard.
Capt. Scott Kelly and Capt. Mark Kelly know all about operating under pressure.
'If Elon Musk brought the samples in the door right now I'd throw him a party out of my own money,' NASA scientist said.
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The SpaceX founder talked specs and science fiction.
Saving the capsule was the only goal of the test and the survival of the Blue Shepherd rocket, making its fifth flight, served as a bonus for Blue Origin.
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Though he said he envisions humans living in a large colony on Mars, he added that the key will be getting the cost down low enough to attract willing volunteers.
No one was hurt in the explosion, which could be heard 30 miles (48 km) away from SpaceX's launch pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The space services company suspended Falcon 9 flights while it investigates why the rocket burst into flames on Sept. 1.
Bezos's Kent, Wash.-based Blue Origin space company is designing two versions of the rocket, named New Glenn, a nod to John Glenn.
The VMS Eve and VSS Unity flew in 'captive carry' mode for almost four hours over the Mojave desert.
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The installation will end U.S. reliance on Russia for rides to the orbiting post.
The company has not yet announced a date for the start of passenger flights but is selling tickets for a ride aboard SpaceShipTwo at $250,000 a seat. Commercial service is not expected to debut before 2017.
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