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  • Subcompact cars making space in American market

    Subcompact cars making space in American market
    Americans’ relationship with small cars has historically rated between hate and tolerance, but that’s changing. For reasons that range from economics to changing demographics and notable sophistication, subcompacts are finding love in America....
  • Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars

    Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars
    Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • SpaceX unveils spaceship to fly U.S. astronauts

    SpaceX unveils spaceship to fly U.S. astronauts
    Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Thursday unveiled an upgraded passenger version of the Dragon cargo ship NASA buys for resupply runs to the International Space Station. Rather than parachuting down into the ocean, the new capsule is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'

    Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'
    You want to think that when a person has lived a robust life, her death won't sting as much. But on Wednesday when I learned of the great poet Maya Angelou’s passing, that life well-lived didn't make me feel any less heartbroken. One of my first...
  • Cachuma Lake Recreation Area in Santa Barbara fits your camping style

    There are two types of campers. The first looks to trade iPads and cellphones for three days of staring at the beauty that is Mother Nature. The other enjoys the great outdoors but also doesn't mind gas stations, boat cruises, nature centers and...
  • 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: --...
  • 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...