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SpaceX Launches Its First Commercial Satellite

SpaceX, the California-based space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s first commercial communications satellite on Tuesday. It was the company’s third attempt, after several technical glitches delayed the launch originally scheduled to occur last week.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald