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  • 2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy

    2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy
    If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
  • Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70

    Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70
    Colin Pillinger, a colorful British space scientist who sported thick mutton-chop whiskers and became a symbol of national pluck in masterminding a failed search for life on Mars, died Thursday in a Cambridge hospital. He was 70. Pillinger collapsed...
  • DISH reach deal to carry new SEC Network

    DISH reach deal to carry new SEC Network
      DISH subscribers can look forward to enjoying the new SEC Network. The satellite broadcast provider reached an agreement with ESPN Monday to carry the new channel dedicated to the Southeastern Conference. The network already reached a distribution...
  • Darn! Saturday SpaceX launch postponed

    Darn! Saturday SpaceX launch postponed
    Since I blogged about this one, I’m updating readers today. SpaceX had planned a Saturday morning launch at Cape Canaveral this weekend, which I thought would be ideal to watch. But the launch has been postponed until later this month, according...
  • Lockheed names new VPs, buys firm, celebrates STEM

    Lockheed names new VPs, buys firm, celebrates STEM
    It’s been a busy week for Lockheed Martin. The defense contractor named three new executives, announced acquisition of a Titusville company and celebrated science and engineering education at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando: --...
  • 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...
  • SpaceX shows off capsule for ferrying astronauts to space station

    SpaceX shows off capsule for ferrying astronauts to space station
    SpaceX offered a glimpse of its next step toward delivering NASA astronauts to the International Space Station — a futuristic-looking capsule that nevertheless evoked the image of the Apollo spacecraft a generation ago. At the company's...
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk suggests rival hired official in return for deal

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk suggests rival hired official in return for deal
    Elon Musk, chief executive of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., went on Twitter to suggest that his competitors hired an Air Force official in return for a big contract. The 42-year-old billionaire didn't offer backup for his accusations against...
  • Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown

    Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey. Some 6,000 to 7,...
  • Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA

     Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA
    This is not the first time the Dodgers moved to a new cable television channel that most of their fans could not see. The Dodgers have been virtually invisible to much of Southern California this season. The SportsNet LA blackout hit its most...
  • Google Car Scary

    Regarding the article "Google Reveals Plans For Self-Driving Car" [May 29, Business]: Google is way ahead of the curve -- including its own. I have yet to go on Google Maps for a specific address and get the proper location. Two houses I have owned have...