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  • Elon Musk tells USC business graduates: Just work 'super' hard

    Elon Musk tells USC business graduates: Just work 'super' hard
    What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC. What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...
  • Discovery Ball spends a night in Pompeii to benefit Science Center

    Discovery Ball spends a night in Pompeii to benefit Science Center
    The event: The Discovery Ball, benefiting the California Science Center Foundation, celebrated the West Coast premiere of “Pompeii: The Exhibition.” It was one of L.A.’s most elaborate black-tie bashes, raising nearly $1.2 million for...
  • What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?

    What are those lights and streaks in California's sky?
    It’s not the apocalypse. It just looks like that. Every few weeks, bright streaks and colorful, rolling waves appear in the California sky. They can startle those unfamiliar with their source, spurring speculation of aliens or apocalyptic visions....
  • The debt that all women--even conservatives--owe Gloria Steinem

    The debt that all women--even conservatives--owe Gloria Steinem
    If you are a woman, Gloria Steinem is like an indispensable computer program, always running in the background of your life. You don’t always remember that she's there, but without her, your life would be constrained in ways you can hardly imagine....
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

    California Senate approves property tax break for space firms
    SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a bill approved overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Senate. The proposal, AB 777...
  • NASA, SpaceX launch could be scrapped because of backup's failure

    Officials at NASA and SpaceX were working through the weekend to see whether they could still safely rocket a cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Monday, despite the failure of one of the backup computers in the system that helps dock...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
  • Mars fan lands rover career

    Mars fan lands rover career
    Rebekah Sosland remembers the first time she saw the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity touch down on the Martian surface 10 years ago. She was 14, in the eighth grade in Fredericksburg, Texas, and watching the momentous event unfold on television as...
  • Don't scrap California's bullet train for the Hyperloop -- yet

    California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides. Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
  • Cygnus spacecraft finesses first resupply mission to the space station

    Cygnus spacecraft finesses first resupply mission to the space station
    Orbital Science's Cygnus cargo craft finessed its first operational mission to the International Space Station. The Cygnus commercial freighter launched from Wallops Island in January, berthed with the station and delivered nearly 3,000 pounds of food,...
  • Billionaire Musk makes push to launch military satellites

    Billionaire Musk makes push to launch military satellites
    Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit. The government...