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Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken prepare to return to earth on a SpaceX capsule, Sunday Aug. 2, 2020.
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AP News
August 02, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company. Read more here.
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches into space with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard the rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on May 30, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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Andre Bennett
May 30, 2020 - 3:47 pm
For the first time in history, a privately owned company has launched a manned spacecraft. Read more here.
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Google logo at a gadgets show in Paris
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Rachel Lerman and Matt O'Brien, AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of...
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